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Thursday, March 26, 2020 Webcast

Blockchain Technology - What Every CPA Should Know (X2-12717)

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM EDT
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2.0 CPE Credits in SK

OVERVIEW

One of the most talked about new technologies that has the potential to significantly disrupt the accounting industry is Blockchain. This course is designed to bring you up to speed on what this revolutionary technology is all about. You will learn about the concepts, nomenclature, technology and potential applications related to Blockchain. This will prepare you to participate in conversations about Blockchain with your colleagues, peers and others.This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

DESIGNED FOR

Anyone who wants to become familiar with this rapidly evolving technology.

BENEFITS

Upon completion of this course you will:

  1. Be familiar with the concepts and terminology of Blockchain technology
  2. Have a solid understanding of how Blockchain works
  3. Be aware of potential applications for Blockchain
  4. Be prepared to participate in discussions about Blockchain

HIGHLIGHTS

The specific topics that will be presented include:

  • An explanation of what Blockchain is
  • Review of the nomenclature associated with Blockchain technology
  • Detailed examination of the Blockchain technology model
  • Review of current and potential applications for Blockchain in accounting, auditing and business in general
  • Potential impact on the CPA profession

COURSE LEVEL

Basic

PREREQUISITES

None

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

INSTRUCTOR

John Higgins

John Higgins, CPA.CITP

CPA Crossings, LLC

John is the co-founder of CPA Crossings, LLC, established in 2001, which specializes in helping accounting, tax and financial professionals leverage technology to increase the quality and efficiency of their services.

John delivers over 100 presentations annually on a wide range of accounting industry related technology topics including blockchain, big data, data analytics, cloud computing and all things Office 365.

Some of John’s key accomplishments include induction into the AICPA Business & Industry Hall of Fame and selection as a top 25 thought leader for the accounting profession by CPA Practice Advisor magazine from 2011 through 2019. John was a former national technology consulting partner with BDO, LLP and past chair of the Michigan Association of CPAs. John also co-authored the book 10 Steps to a Digital Practice published by the AICPA.

PRICING

$79.00 - Member

$79.00 - Non Member

$0.00 - Student Member

$0.00 - CPA Candidate Member

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