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About the Blockchain Learning Programs

Blockchain has the potential to reshape the future of the accounting profession, as more organizations are investing in and adopting blockchain solutions. The global blockchain market size is expected to grow from $412 million in 2017 to $7.7 billion by 2022. The global blockchain market size is evolving, according to a recent study conducted by a U.K. based Juniper Research nearly 6 in 10 (57%) large corporations are either actively considering, or are in the process of, deploying blockchain technology applications, two-thirds (66%) of them are expecting blockchain to be integrated into their systems by the end of 2018.

Why Earn a Blockchain Certificate

All signs point to blockchain’s rising dominance in the next five years. You as a finance and accounting professional can choose to shape how the adoption comes to life. Begin your learning journey with our Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals 16 hours Certificate Program which covers several blockchain topics to help you gain an understanding of the importance and impact of blockchain on your organization or client.

To ensure we are meeting the needs of the profession within the ever changing blockchain landscape, we will deliver a Beyond Disruption free podcast series sourced with experts discussing current trends and the impact to the accounting and finance profession.

Who will benefit

Non-IT finance professionals, CFOs, controllers, management accountants, public accountants, partners, staff, managers, and internal auditors who want to do any of the following:

  • Get a foundational understanding of blockchain
  • Incorporate blockchain application within their organizations
  • Become a responsible business partner by recognizing blockchain implications and how its application and uses can benefit the client’s business
  • Determining if there’s interest in exploring blockchain as a specialization, individually or as a firm
  • Standout with a digital badge as someone who is committed to your clients new emerging technology needs
  • Add value to your organization, create opportunities for career growth and earn CPE credit

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

Requirements

Yes. The courses that comprise the Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate Program curriculum are available for CPAs, CAs, and other finance and accounting professionals who do not have one of these credentials or their equivalent.
As the Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate of Educational is a foundational course to Blockchain learning, no prior experience is necessary.
Actual completion of the courses is required to earn the Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate. CPE credit is being awarded for the courses, and the CPE standards do not allow for "testing out of" a course as a way to earn credit.

Course Content

This course focuses on the blockchain landscape, which enables users to have a framework for researching and understanding the technology from an investor and professional viewpoint. It also expands on different types of crypto asset exchanges, as well as initial coin offerings.

Recall how cryptocurrencies can be researched via market capitalization sites.

Identify the different types of cryptocurrency exchanges, including the risks and benefits.

Recall the value proposition of initial coin offerings..


Pricing

The cost to complete the program varies depending upon the format taken. See the program formats for specific cost information.
  • Online self-study
  • Video webcast
  • In-person live

Time/Duration

As the Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate of Educational is a foundational course to Blockchain learning, no prior experience is necessary.
No. The Blockchain Fundamentals for Accounting and Finance Professionals Certificate is not a professional credential or license. It is evidence of successful completion of a required course curriculum as of a point in time. As a result, it has no period for which it is deemed "active" or in-force.

We offer a 30-day money-back guarantee if for any reason you are not 100% satisfied with the program; however, program fees will be refunded on a pro-rata basis and, if there are courses where the exam has been completed and CPE credit has been granted, the full retail value for the course(s) will be deducted from the refund amount.

The program is designed for maximum efficiency for the learner. The courses in the online self-study format are available in e-learning, allowing the individual to schedule training at their convenience. And, while the recommended time for completion is twelve months, the maximum time for completion is two years. These features should make it easy for an individual to complete the program.


Other

This course covers several blockchain topics to help you gain an understanding of the importance and impact of blockchain on your organization or client.
You will receive your certificate as a digital badge.