Blockchain for Accountants


In this blockchain intensive course wherein you will learn:

  • The fundamentals of blockchain
  • An intensive introduction to smart contracts, consensus protocols and public vs private chains
  • An introduction to various blockchains use cases
  • Real-life use cases for different industries and different business models
  • How to set up a strategy to make use of blockchain


This intensive course is designed for decision-making executives and accountants, where their models and operations could be impacted by the introduction of this technology.  In addition to understanding the foundational aspect of this technology, participants will be able to see how blockchain technology is changing the operational deployment to their benefit.

Senior management, key stakeholders, as well as managers, will find this as a relevant course to understanding the disruptive impact of blockchain adoption.

Who should attend:

  • C-Level
  • VPs
  • Directors
  • Heads of Divisions
  • Partners
  • Accountants


Module 1:  Basics of Blockchain

  • Introduction to Blockchain
  • What is the Bitcoin blockchain?
  • Understanding crypto roles / purpose
  • Consensus protocols
  • Public and private blockchains
  • Ethereum (and its derivatives) / Hyperledger/ EOS / Stellar

Module 2: Understanding Smart Contracts

  • Paper to digital contracts
  • What is a smart contract?
  • Smart contract platforms
  • How smart contracts are of value to the Supply Chain

Module 3: Blockchain Use-cases

  • Agri
  • Automotive
  • Fashion
  • Finance
  • Food & Beverage
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Maritime
  • Pharma
  • Power and Energy / Oil and Gas

Module 4 – Barriers to Blockchain Implementation

  • Industry Barriers
  • Technology Governance
  • Sector Participation
  • Technology scalability
  • Human Capital

Module 5 – Opportunities and Risk

  • Current state of technology
  • Opportunity assessments – How blockchain may enhance today’s accounting practice
  • Blockchain based accounting
  • Blockchain and the future of Audit
  • Compliance with accounting standards
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Vision and Opportunities
    • Auditor of smart contacts and oracles
    • Service auditor of consortium blockchains
    • Administrator of blockchains
    • Arbitration of blockchain issues
  • Strategies and Barriers
  • Embracing Disruption

Module 6: How to prepare you firm for blockchain

  • Evaluation and Challenges
  • Activity: Identify a use case that would be impactful to your situation
  • Acceptance and Action Plan
    • Plan
    • Source
    • Make
    • Deliver
    • Return

Blockchain For Accountants

This course is delivered LIVE and Online.
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$995.00 USD
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7.0 CPE Credits

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