Bitcoin - What You Should Know About This Digital Currency (2 hours)

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Apr 30, 2020

Registration: 11:30 AM / Program: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Fees

Member Fee: $0.00
Nonmember Fee: $0.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None

Description

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have probably heard about this intriguing new concept of a digital currency called Bitcoin. This virtual online payment system started as an idea back in 2009 and has nearly 17 million Bitcoins in circulation worldwide in early 2018. So what exactly is Bitcoin? How does it work? What should I know about it? These are questions that we will answer so you can better understand the implication of digital currency on your firm and your clients.

Designed For

Anyone curious about Bitcoin

Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will have learned:

  • What Bitcoin is all about
  • How Bitcoin transactions work
  • The pitfalls and risks of Bitcoin

Major Subjects

The topics that will be covered in this course include:
  • What is Bitcoin?
  • How does it work?
  • Who controls it?
  • A step-by-step review of the Bitcoin transaction process
  • Why merchants are beginning to accept Bitcoin for payment

This event has already passed. If you have any questions, please contact us at 503-641-7200 or email profdev@orcpa.org.