Blockchain Technology: What Every CPA Should Know - 2020 Update WEBINAR

Wednesday, August 5 9:00am - 11:00am

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2 Credits

Member Price $79.00

Non-Member Price $99.00

Overview

One of the most talked about emerging technologies that has the potential to significantly disrupt the accounting profession 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 technology with your colleagues, peers and others.

Highlights

An explanation of what blockchain is, Review of the nomenclature associated with blockchain technology, Thorough review of the components of a blockchain application, Review of current and potential applications for blockchain and its impact on commerce, Potential impact on the CPA profession in accounting and auditing.

Prerequisites

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Objectives

Recognize the concepts and terminology of blockchain technology. Formulate a solid understanding of how blockchain works. Recognize potential applications for blockchain. Apply the knowledge gained to participate in discussions about blockchain.

Preparation

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Leader(s):

Leaders

John Higgins

John Higgins, CPA, CITP, is Strategic Technology Advisor, and co-founder of CPA Crossings, LLC, , which since 2001 has specialized in helping accounting, tax and financial professionals leverage technology to increase the quality and efficiency of their services. In 2017, John launched the company’s Office 365 Learning Center for CPAs which offers a curriculum of over 50 unique courses covering every aspect of Office 365.

John is a nationally recognized speaker on CPA technology, past chair of the Michigan Association of CPAs, former national consulting partner with BDO, LLP, and co-author of 10 Steps to a Digital Practice in the Cloud, published by the AICPA. He was awarded the Top 25 Thought Leader award by the CPA Practice Advisor (2011 – 2017), and the Michigan Association of CPAs Innovative User of Technology award, and is an AICPA Business & Industry CPA Hall of Fame inductee.

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Non-Member Price $99.00

Member Price $79.00