Certified Blockchain Accounting Professional

Certified Blockchain Accounting Professional

Equipping accountants with in-demand blockchain expertise for the Web3 world.

The Certified Blockchain Accounting Professional program is an innovative and comprehensive program designed to equip accounting professionals with advanced blockchain knowledge and practical skills. The program uniquely combines a deep dive into blockchain technology, its implementations, AI essentials, data protection laws, and information security with a keen focus on accounting processes. Through a suite of eight meticulously designed courses, live AMAs, and hands-on workshops, participants will navigate the complexities of the blockchain ecosystem, understand its impact on the accounting sector, and master the tools and techniques to leverage this technology to its fullest potential.

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 47 Total Hours
  • OnDemand: 30 Hours
  • LIVE Instructor: 17 Hours
  • Tuition: $1,495
Courses in this ProgramHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 Hour LIVE Online (optional)
LIVE Instructor AMA - bi-monthly1 Hour + LIVE Online (optional)
Web3 Foundations3 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Foundations6 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Data Protection Regulation: GDPR, CPRA/CCPA4 Hours LIVE Online
AI Essentials4 Hours LIVE Online
Blockchain for Accountants15 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Information Security and Cyber Risk Awareness4 Hours LIVE Online
Blockchain Enterprise Strategy15 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Enterprise Strategy LIVE Workshop3 HoursLIVE Online

Upcoming LIVE Instruction Dates

Blockchain Accounting Professional Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of this intensive program, participants will be able to:

Understand the basics of blockchain technology and its implications on accounting practices.

Identify opportunities for blockchain implementation within their organizations.

Apply smart contract capabilities in accounting operations.

Understand the intersection of AI and blockchain and its potential in accounting.

Navigate global data protection regulations and their applications in blockchain.

Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of cybersecurity risks and mitigation in the blockchain space.

Identify and assess the benefits and challenges of adopting blockchain in the accounting field.

Develop and execute a blockchain adoption strategy in their organizations.

Understand the regulatory implications of blockchain applications.

Stay abreast with the future trends and technologies disrupting the accounting sector.

Certificates of Completion

Prepared to sit for two (2) Certifications from the Web3 Certification Board (W3CB)

Review Topic Areas and Exam Competencies on W3CB.org.
W3CB Exam Fees are included.
Practice Exams are not included.


No prior blockchain or computer programming experience required. Recommended: Prior experience as an Accountant or bookkeeper, or existing students and recent graduates of Accounting, Finance, and Business are well suited for this course.

Target Audience

This program is designed for accounting professionals, auditors, finance managers, CFOs, financial consultants, and anyone keen on understanding the impact of blockchain technology on the accounting sector and wishing to stay ahead in their careers.

Questions Explored

How is the accounting landscape changing in the age of blockchain?

How can smart contracts revolutionize traditional accounting processes?

How can blockchain technology mitigate fraud and financial discrepancies?

What is the role of AI in a blockchain-dominated accounting sector?

What are the ethical considerations related to AI and blockchain integration in accounting?

How do global data protection laws and regulations apply to blockchain applications?

How can blockchain ensure transparency and compliance in financial reporting?

What are the cybersecurity risks and mitigation strategies in a blockchain environment?

How can blockchain technology shape the future of financial auditing?

How can an organization prepare for the implementation of blockchain technology?


Accounting Professional Program Content

Web3 Foundations

Module 1: Understanding what Web3 is
Module 2: Why Web3
Module 3: Web3 and the Metaverse
Module 4: Blockchain Fundamentals
Module 5: Understanding DeFi
Module 6: Challenges, Risks and Ethics of Web3
Module 7: What comes after Web3?

Blockchain Foundations

Module 1: Blockchain Background and Basics
Module 2: Different Types of Blockchains
Module 3: Consensus
Module 4: Cryptography and Hashing
Module 5: Smart Contracts
Module 6: Blockchain Wallets
Module 7: Pros and Cons
Module 8: Public Blockchain-Based Applications
Module 9: Blockchain and Crypto Regulation
Module 10: Regulatory Reporting
Module 11: Distributed Autonomous Organizations
Module 12: Blockchain Today
Module 13: The Trilemma

Data Protection Regulation: GDPR, CPRA/CCPA

Module 1: Introduction to Data Privacy and GDPR
Module 2: GDPR Compliance
Module 3: Module: Understanding the Digital Services Act (DSA)
Module 4: Understanding the Digital Markets Act (DMA)
Module 5: CPRA and CCPA
Module 6: Other US State Privacy Laws
Module 7: Blockchain and Web3: Data Protection and Privacy
Module 8: Data Privacy in Practice
Module 9: Data Privacy in the Future

AI Essentials

Module 0: AI Introduction
Module 1: AI Concepts
Module 2: Blockchain Basics
Module 3: AI Use Cases
Module 4: Ethical Considerations
Module 5: Challenges and Opportunities
Module 6: The Future with AI
Module 7: Key Takeaways

Blockchain for Accounting

Module 1 – Blockchain 101
Module 2 – Smart Contracts
Module 3 – Blockchain Use Cases
Module 4 – Blockchain Adoption
Module 5 – The Current State of Blockchain
Module 6 – Preparing Your Firm For Blockchain

Information Security and Cyber Risk Awareness

Module 1: Introduction to Information Security and Cyber Risk
Module 2: Cyber Risk Assessment and Management
Module 3: Securing Networks and Systems
Module 4: Social Engineering and User Awareness
Module 5: Regulatory Compliance and Emerging Technologies

Blockchain Enterprise Strategy

Module 1: Basics of Blockchain Part 1
Module 2: Basics of Blockchain Part 2
Module 3: Understanding Smart Contracts
Module 4: Blockchain Security / Risk
Module 5: Understanding ICO’s and Cryptocurrencies
Module 6: DAO
Module 7: Use case examples of how blockchains are being used today
Module 8: Blockchain Use case Solution Workshop
Module 9: Blockchain Pros and Cons
Module 10: Barriers to Adoption
Module 11: How to prepare your firm for blockchain;
Module 12: Regulatory Impact on Blockchain
Module 13: What does Blockchain Future Look Like?
Module 14: Leading in a Technological Disruptive Market

Program Info

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollment
  • Location: OnDemand & LIVE Online
  • Tuition: $1,495
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 47 Total Hours
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Additional Information

  • Module Quizzes and Knowledge Checks
  • Guest Lectures & Networking
  • Student Orientation
  • LIVE Online Instructor AMAs
  • LIVE Workshops

Certification Competencies

The material covered in this course contributes to 100% of the Focus Areas as defined in the Web3 Certification Association (W3CB) Exam Competencies for two AI Proctored Exams.

Web3+ Certification

Blockchain Accounting Professional Certification

Advanced Certification Track


  • AI Essentials
  • Web3 Foundations
  • Blockchain Foundations
  • Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Web3+ Certification
  • Blockchain Development Decision
  • Key Management
  • Blockchain Enterprise Strategy
  • Fundamentals of DeFi & Primitives
  • Non-fungible Token Essentials
  • Tokenomic Essentials
  • Understanding L1 and L2 Blockchains
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Blockchain Enterprise Advocate Certification
  • Introduction to DevOps
  • Information Security and Cyber Risk Awareness
  • Risk Management for Blockchain-Based Technology Companies
  • Data Protection Regulation: GDPR, CPRA/CCPA
  • OFAC Compliance Essentials
  • Introduction to Blockchain Scrum Master
  • Blockchain Architecture 101
  • Blockchain Architecture 201
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Blockchain Enterprise Professional Certification

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