Certified Blockchain Accounting Professional

Certified Blockchain Accounting Professional

Blockchain is the Most In-Demand Hard Skill in 2020. – LinkedIn
The Certified Blockchain Accountant Professional program is an intensive program designed to explore where the introduction of blockchain technology will impact business models, operations, and accounting. In addition to understanding this technology’s foundational aspect, participants will see how this technology changes operational deployment to their benefit. Those completing the program will understand smart contracts, consensus protocols, public vs. private chains, use cases across different industries and business modules, and lastly, how to establish a business and accounting strategy to make use of blockchain.

Certificate of Completion and BCA Certification:
This program’s completion provides you with a Certificate of Completion and prepares you to sit for the Certified Blockchain Accounting Professional exam through the Blockchain Certification Association (“BCA”). You have two attempts to achieve 80% or greater on the assessment. BCA’s AI Proctored Examination allows you to take the evaluation remotely from your home or office. The BCA exam fee is included with your program.

QUESTIONS WE’LL EXPLORE

  • How does blockchain work?
  • What is blockchain governance in practice?
  • What is a smart contract, and how is it audited?
  • Will accountants need to learn to code?
  • Will blockchain and cryptocurrency alter how we operate and run businesses?
  • Who are the participants in a blockchain project?
  • How are cryptocurrencies classified In GAAP financials?

How this course works:
You complete the courses within this program at your own pace and attend live events, instructor sessions and blockchain labs as your schedule permits. LIVE sessions are regularly scheduled (monthly) and are recorded for OnDemand viewing. Start when you are ready, and should you fall behind, we will send notifications encouraging you to log in and continue to completion. Upon completion, you are eligible to sit for the BCA Certification exam.

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 70 Total Hours
  • OnDemand: 60 Hours
  • LIVE Instructor: 10 Hours
  • Tuition: $1,995
Courses in this ProgramHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 Hour LIVE - Online
Blockchain Foundations15 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain and Bitcoin Intensive10 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Development Decision10 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Key Management5 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain for Accountants15 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Introduction to the Agile Blockchain5 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
LIVE Instructor AMA - Weekly5 Hours LIVE Online Instructor Led
Blockchain Lab - No-Code5 Hours LIVE Online Instructor Led & OnDemand

Upcoming LIVE Instruction Dates

Sep 06
Blockchain Student Orientation – Tuesday September 6th @ 12 PM EST

12 PM to 1 PM Eastern Time – LIVE Online Join alongside your blockchain student peers for the upcoming Student Orientation, held monthly!  This is not a required session but… Continue reading Blockchain Student Orientation – Tuesday September 6th @ 12 PM EST

Sep 09
Instructor AMA – LIVE Weekly – FRIDAY – SEPTEMBER 9th @ 1 PM Eastern

1 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern Time  (10 AM to 2:30 PM Pacific Time) You join weekly to ask questions, learn alongside others, and network with blockchain enthusiasts like yourself. … Continue reading Instructor AMA – LIVE Weekly – FRIDAY – SEPTEMBER 9th @ 1 PM Eastern

Sep 16
Blockchain LAB – Friday September 16th at 12 PM EST

12 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern Time  (9 AM to 11:30 AM Pacific Time)   Blockchain LAB with SIMBA Chain No-code and low-code software DYNAMIC APIS The SIMBA Blocks platform… Continue reading Blockchain LAB – Friday September 16th at 12 PM EST

Blockchain for Accounting Professional Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of this intensive program, participants will be able to:
Analyze real-life use cases in Accounting and record keeping.

Construct a strategy to make use of blockchain for varying accounting industry needs

Comprehend blockchain fundamentals

Explain smart contracts and consensus protocols

Compare public vs. private chains required for different blockchain solutions.

Identifying the decisions and participants in a successful blockchain implementation

Learn about various blockchain platforms – Open Source and Commercial

Understand the hosting and mining options

Awareness of associated technologies and primary programming languages.

Certificate of Completion

Eligible to sit for the BCA Certification – Blockchain Accounting Professional

Prerequisites

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

Specific job titles that would benefit from this program include CFO, Treasurer, Accountant, Auditor, Controller, IT Systems Manager, Researchers, Marketing, Sales, and aspiring accounting professionals.

Sample Course Content

COURSE 1: 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
COURSE 2: Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive
  • Module 1: Bitcoin Overview
  • Module 2: Technical Limitations & Mining Introduction
  • Module 3: Mining
  • Module 4: Bitcoin vs Protocols 2.0, 3.0, 4.0…etc.
  • Module 5: The New Database
  • Module 6: Payments, Voting and other Use Cases
  • Module 7: What’s next?

COURSE 3: Blockchain Development Decision

  • Module 1 – Development Essentials
  • Module 2 – Platforms
  • Module 3 – Hosting and Mining Decisions
  • Module 4 – Associated Technologies
  • Module 5 – Development Languages
  • Module 6 – Security and Implementation Goals
  • Module 7 – Risk Management
  • Module 8 – Digital Transformation & Summary

COURSE 4: Key Management

  • Module 1: Key Management Overview
  • Module 2: Key Generation
  • Module 3: Key Management and Storage
  • Module 4: Risks

COURSE 5: Blockchain for Accountants

  • BFA Module 0 – Blockchain and Accounting Introduction
  • BFA Module 1 – Blockchain 101
  • BFA Module 2 – Smart Contracts
  • BFA Module 3 – Blockchain Accounting Use Cases
  • BFA Module 4 – Blockchain Adoption
  • BFA Module 5 – The Current State of Blockchain
  • BFA Module 6 – Preparing Your Firm For Blockchain

COURSE 6: Introduction to the Agile Blockchain

  • Lesson 1: Agile Methodologies and the Blockchain Layers
  • Lesson 2: Scrum, Lean, XP, and DevOps Methodologies
  • Lesson 3: Agile Economics, working incrementally
  • Lesson 4: Backlog, Sprints/Iterations, Velocity, Stories, Points, Working Product Increments
  • Lesson 5: Events: Vision, Planning, Daily Stand Up, Refinement
  • Lesson 6: Reviewing and Improving based on working products
  • Lesson 7: Release on demand
  • Lesson 8: The unique aspects of the Blockchain layer in the Agile strategy

Blockchain Lab

Pitch Competition (Optional)

LIVE Weekly Instructor AMAs (Ask Me Anything)

Program Info

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollment
  • Location: OnDemand & LIVE Instructor Led Online
  • Tuition: $1,995
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 70 Total Hours
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