Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & External Audit Profession(OC)

Understand blockchain technology and cryptocurrency and implications on the assurance profession. Leave with action steps to prepare for this game changing technology

OBJECTIVE:
Blockchain and cryptocurrency are hot topics both as technologies and investments.  Ethereum, Cos and proof of concept are among the buzz words associated with these topics.  Block chain technology has the potential to be a significant disruptor in terms of how business transactions are initiated, authorized, and recorded.  A question that has not been explored until recently is how this technology will affect the assurance profession.

A published CPA Canada report on blockchain technology (Blockchain Technology and Its Potential Impact on the Audit and Assurance Profession) has urged assurance professionals to understand the implications of this technology on the profession. In this webinar, we will make blockchain technology and cryptocurrency understandable and provide practitioners with action steps to help them prepare for this game changing technology.

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Professionals interested in understanding how blockchain technology will impact assurance profession.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Participants of the session will:

  • understand the origins of blockchain and cryptocurrency,
  • learn about the practical applications of blockchain technology, and
  • understand how these technologies may affect the assurance profession.

CONTENT:

  •  What is blockchain and cryptocurrency?
  • Why are they considered “transformative technology”?
  • Understanding how blockchain and cryptocurrency will affect the assurance profession
  • Providing tools and resources for the assurance practitioner to prepare for the implementation of these technologies by our clients.

COURSE LEADER: GARTH SHERIFF, CPA, CA, CIA


When
2/15/2022 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Canada Central Standard Time
Where
Online Course

Personal Passport Eligibility

Corporate Passport Eligibility

 

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