Blockchain for Financial Services

Use case review: challenges & opportunities

Blockchain is transforming how transactions occur, how they are recorded, and how those records are maintained within the financial services industry. This dynamic webcast looks at three use cases to demonstrate how blockchain can be implemented within international and investment banking to reduce errors, increase transparency, and drive productivity. You will examine organizational implications, success and failure factors and other considerations within use cases covering; business-to-business cross-border payments, raising capital, and smart contract benefits.

Learning Objectives

Learning Objective: 

When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Recognize the potential impact blockchain will have on the financial services sector
  • Examine the opportunities for blockchain in the financial services sector
  • Analyze the challenges, risks and benefits in a blockchain adoption
  • Examine the financial, organizational and compliance or regulatory consequences of a blockchain adoption

Topics Discussed

Topics Discussed: 
  • Brief overview of the basic concepts behind blockchain technology
  • Current regulatory landscape
  • The future of financial services
  • Use cases that show blockchain’s potential in global financial markets, i.e. Cross-border payments
  • Raising capital
  • Smart contracts

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COURSE CODE

BLFS

FIELD OF STUDY

Information Technology

CPE CREDIT HOURS

6 hours (Self-Study Online) and 5 hours (Video Webcast)

KNOWLEDGE LEVEL

Intermediate

INTENDED AUDIENCE

  • Accounting, finance professionals that are looking for more information on how blockchain will impact the financial services industry
  • Practitioners that serve or advise clients and would like to understand the impact of blockchain
  • Managers/decision makers looking to manage blockchain projects

PREREQUISITE

Basic knowledge of Blockchain

ADVANCED PREPARATION

None

DELIVERY METHOD

Group Live
Self-study online
Video Webcast

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