Course Detail(DGT030ET : Blockchain: What every Accountant & Auditor should know)

DGT030ET : Blockchain: What every Accountant & Auditor should know NEW

7.00 CPE Hours (Others)
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Programme Objective

This workshop is designed to help accountants and auditors gain a thorough non-technical understanding of blockchain technology and how it is used by businesses  oday. Participants will learn about the most common types of distributed ledgers.  articular emphasis will be put on trust, security, accountability and auditability aspects of blockchains.

 

Blockchain is a decentralised ledger of transactions across a peer-to-peer (P2P) network. It allows participants to transact with each other securely and transparently without the need for a central authority. Companies are transforming supply chain, trade finance, insurance, health care, KYC and digital identity businesses through blockchain infrastructure.

 

As more and more traditional companies are interacting with blockchain infrastructure, accountants, auditors and finance professionals need to develop a solid understanding of the technology, in particular:

• Distributed vs. conventional ledgers

• The nature of crypto currencies

• Security and accountability of blockchain records

• What all of this means for the future of the audit profession

 

This workshop will explain blockchain as a promising architecture for digital records and transaction data. Rather than delving into technical and abstract details, it will bring to life business benefits, real use cases and implications for accountants and auditors in a tangible way.

 

Programme Outline

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to blockchain
  • Key concepts (distributed ledger, nodes, mining, tokens etc.)
  • Simple and conceptual use cases
  • Overview and evaluation of current blockchain models
    • Key metrics
    • Unique value propositions
  • Global and local regulatory guidelines on blockchain and tokens
  • Examples of companies that are building businesses on blockchain architecture, e.g.
    • Logistics
    • Financial Services
    • Commodity Trade Finance
    • Digital Identity
  • Accounting, audit and security considerations
    • How to audit a blockchain
    • Self-auditing aspects of blockchain
    • How PwC audits blockchain
    • Trust and security frameworks
    • Impact of blockchain on accounting and audit profession

 
Training Methodology
 
Classroom setting, with case studies
 
Closing Date for Registration
 
1 week before programme or until full enrolment.
 

Intended For

Accountants & Auditors

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

16 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Dr. Andreas Deppeler
Louise Broderick

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)


Dr. Andreas Deppeler

Andreas is a Director at PwC Singapore working on corporate strategy, digital transformation and risk management of emerging technologies. He helped develop trust frameworks for tokenized asset ecosystems in cross-border data sharing and logistics. Besides his work in distributed ledger technology, he contributes to global efforts to incorporate accountability, fairness and ethics into AI-assisted decision-making. He is a frequent writer and conference speaker on AI, blockchain and technology risk. 

Louise Broderick

Louise is a Manager in PwC Singapore’s Venture Hub, where she works with start-ups and established organizations to help implement innovation strategies and overall digital transformation, with a particular focus on the design, development and adoption of blockchain to solve problems. Louise has played an integral role in building PwC’s blockchain offerings and products. She has previously worked in AI and as Program Manager of innovation at PwC UK and has spent time working in both San Francisco and New York.


Programme Objective

This workshop is designed to help accountants and auditors gain a thorough non-technical understanding of blockchain technology and how it is used by businesses  oday. Participants will learn about the most common types of distributed ledgers.  articular emphasis will be put on trust, security, accountability and auditability aspects of blockchains.

 

Blockchain is a decentralised ledger of transactions across a peer-to-peer (P2P) network. It allows participants to transact with each other securely and transparently without the need for a central authority. Companies are transforming supply chain, trade finance, insurance, health care, KYC and digital identity businesses through blockchain infrastructure.

 

As more and more traditional companies are interacting with blockchain infrastructure, accountants, auditors and finance professionals need to develop a solid understanding of the technology, in particular:

• Distributed vs. conventional ledgers

• The nature of crypto currencies

• Security and accountability of blockchain records

• What all of this means for the future of the audit profession

 

This workshop will explain blockchain as a promising architecture for digital records and transaction data. Rather than delving into technical and abstract details, it will bring to life business benefits, real use cases and implications for accountants and auditors in a tangible way.

 

Programme Outline

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to blockchain
  • Key concepts (distributed ledger, nodes, mining, tokens etc.)
  • Simple and conceptual use cases
  • Overview and evaluation of current blockchain models
    • Key metrics
    • Unique value propositions
  • Global and local regulatory guidelines on blockchain and tokens
  • Examples of companies that are building businesses on blockchain architecture, e.g.
    • Logistics
    • Financial Services
    • Commodity Trade Finance
    • Digital Identity
  • Accounting, audit and security considerations
    • How to audit a blockchain
    • Self-auditing aspects of blockchain
    • How PwC audits blockchain
    • Trust and security frameworks
    • Impact of blockchain on accounting and audit profession

 
Training Methodology
 
Classroom setting, with case studies
 
Closing Date for Registration
 
1 week before programme or until full enrolment.
 

Intended For

Accountants & Auditors

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Dr. Andreas Deppeler

Andreas is a Director at PwC Singapore working on corporate strategy, digital transformation and risk management of emerging technologies. He helped develop trust frameworks for tokenized asset ecosystems in cross-border data sharing and logistics. Besides his work in distributed ledger technology, he contributes to global efforts to incorporate accountability, fairness and ethics into AI-assisted decision-making. He is a frequent writer and conference speaker on AI, blockchain and technology risk. 
Louise Broderick

Louise is a Manager in PwC Singapore’s Venture Hub, where she works with start-ups and established organizations to help implement innovation strategies and overall digital transformation, with a particular focus on the design, development and adoption of blockchain to solve problems. Louise has played an integral role in building PwC’s blockchain offerings and products. She has previously worked in AI and as Program Manager of innovation at PwC UK and has spent time working in both San Francisco and New York.

Upcoming Schedule

Registration is closed

Date & Time

16 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 630.00
For Non-Members: $ 680.00

Programme Facilitator(s)

Dr. Andreas Deppeler
Louise Broderick

Venue

Marina One, East Tower 7 Straits View
Level 12, Joy Room #12-854
Marina One, East Tower
Singapore 018936