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Learn how blockchain and crypto-instruments are disrupting business processes and how these new technologies can be leveraged in effective accounting systems. As part of the Rutgers Stackable Business Innovation Program (rSBI), the Crypto-Instruments and Their Ecosystem Concentration is stackable with the following master's programs: MACC in Financial Accounting, MBA in Professional Accounting, MBA.
This concentration provides students with an introduction to the broad virtual currency world. It is designed to help students build on the basic knowledge of virtual currency environment and gain an in-depth understanding of the virtual currency ecosystem with stable-coins, debt instruments, tokens, etc. It will help students to use analytic instruments, measurement, and assurance in the area. It will provide knowledge needed to understand how it will likely impact accounting, auditing, finance, and the economy in the future.
You can take the course listed below as individual classes or as stackable courses towards the completion of a concentration.
This is the first course of the Audit Analytics Certificate Program. There are two main purposes of this course: (1) introduce the basic application of analytics to both internal and external audit processes in current ubiquitous computer-based information systems, and (2) introduce the application of audit analytics to organizations. This course emphasizes the usage of statistics and the interpretation of results to be used as audit evidence. It is designed to impart the theory and practice of the foundational statistical techniques applied in an audit.
This course provides a broad overview of the essential concepts of blockchain technology to lay the foundation necessary for applying it to accounting. It also includes the benefits, values and opportunities of blockchain in accounting, and the risks and challenges of implementing this technology in accounting.
The capstone course in the Audit Analytics line of study. Students participate in an individual study project with an advisor. Students will apply what they have learned to develop a deeper understanding in the application of analytics in audit. At the end of the course the student will have conducted a novel research project that will have involved applying analytics in an audit related setting.
The goal of this course is to introduce the broad virtual currency world. This course is designed to help students build on the basic knowledge of virtual currency environment and gain an in-depth understanding of the virtual currency mechanism. This course helps the student develop knowledge needed to understand how they will likely impact on accounting, finance, and the economy significantly in the future.
The concentration and courses are offered by the Accounting & Information Systems Department
Sample Relevant Careers: Controller, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Compliance Auditor, Cost Accountant, Financial Accountant, Financial Auditor, Forensic Accountant, Fund Accountant, Government Accountant, Government Auditor, Industrial Accountant, Information Technology Auditor, Internal Auditor, Management Accountant, Data Analyst, Consultant