Permissioned Ledgers and Other Solutions



Permissioned Ledgers and Other Solutions

Instructor: Kirk Phillips, CPA, CMA, CFE, CPB

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Level


  • Duration


Learn how you can incorporate permissioned ledgers and blockchain solutions into your everyday work.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognize the elements of permissioned and permissionless ledgers and their associated benefits and risks.
  • Identify the components of security models for both types of blockchains and the continuum where other blockchains reside.
  • Recall access control mechanisms, the importance of decoupling and segregation of duties and optimizing decentralization.
  • Identify the characteristics of hybrid blockchains and blockchain-as-a-service.

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Product information


This self-study online course is a segment of the Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate program. You must purchase the bundle to earn the certificate.

Blockchain is disrupting the accounting and finance professions. In this self-study online course, you will learn how professionals can incorporate permissioned ledgers and blockchain solutions into their everyday work. This course expands on the effects on internal controls and segregation of duties and how they are becoming much more technological in nature, which will affect the way that professionals perform their procedures. In addition, you will dive into blockchain-as-a-service solutions and the shift related to the assurance and financial statement preparation procedures.

Topics discussed:

  • Elements of permissioned and permissionless ledgers
  • Security models
  • Access control mechanisms
  • Hybrid blockchain
  • Blockchain-as-a-service

Who should take this course?

  • Non-IT finance professionals
  • CFOs
  • Controllers
  • Management accountants
  • Public accountants
  • Partners
  • Staff
  • Managers
  • Internal auditors

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 1 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Information Management and Technology Assurance
Programme level:Basic
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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  • Kirk Phillips, CPA, CMA, CFE, CPB

    Kirk is author of The Ultimate Bitcoin Business Guide For Entrepreneurs and Business Advisors and was the first CPA to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

    He's a contributor to Bitcoin Magazine. As a speaker and continuing education crypto lecturer for CPAs and attorneys, he's a recognized thought leader on crypto security, strategy, accounting and taxation. Kirk is a cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICO advisor, investor and evangelist who weaves risk management into business processes.

    He is Digital Currency Council Certified, a Certified Bitcoin Professional and holds a certificate for the Introduction to Digital Currencies Course by the University of Nicosia.


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