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Blockchain Evolution and Technology Concepts
CPE Self-study

Blockchain Evolution and Technology Concepts

Covers the history and evolution of blockchain and bitcoin, as well as the underlying mechanism of blockchain.

$60 - $95
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Format

Online

NASBA Field of Study

Information Technology

Level

Basic

CPE Credits

3

Author(s)

Kirk Phillips

Availability

1 year

Product Number

189610

 Business & partner 
Product Details

Get the basics on blockchain.

This CPE course can be purchased individually, or as a part of the Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate program.

Understand the history and evolution of blockchain and bitcoin, as well as the underlying mechanism of blockchain.

Knowing the fundamentals of money and currency will reveal how bitcoin fits into the bigger picture.

Gain knowledge of core components unique to blockchain and bitcoin for accounting and finance professionals, so you can have meaningful and relevant conversations with clients.

Key Topics
  • History of blockchain and bitcoin
  • Bitcoin and blockchain characteristics
  • Push vs pull paradigm
  • Core components of blockchain technology
  • Custody, responsibility and control continuum
  • Permissioned vs permissionless blockchain
Learning Outcomes
  • Recall the fundamental attributes and properties of money.
  • Recall the evolution of blockchain, from pre-cryptocurrency to digital and crypto assets.
  • Distinguish between public and private blockchains, distributed ledger technology (DLT), and crypto assets.
  • Identify the core components of blockchain technology.
  • Distinguish between proof of work, proof of stake, and mining.
  • Distinguish between public and private keys.
  • Recall the importance of key management and the custody, responsibility, and control continuum.
  • Recall the potential uses and benefits of a blockchain.
Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
3
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Access
Online
This is a digital product. With full paid access the content will be available to you for 1 year after purchase date.
Pricing
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Nonmembers
Online
$95.00
AICPA Members
Online
$75.00
CITP Credential Holders
Online
$60.00

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Instructors
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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Blockchain Evolution and Technology Concepts
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