Blockchain in Business: Empowering You to Manage Disruption

Blockchain is beginning to transform virtually every industry – from groceries to financial transactions and everywhere in between. So what is blockchain? And what does it mean for business?

At Gies, we’re bringing together academic and industry leaders for a series of webinars to answer these questions, discuss the disruptive power of technology, and explore how you can adapt and incorporate it into your career. Join us for “Blockchain in Business: Empowering You to Manage Disruption.”

Gies Business has a long-standing tradition of utilizing our academic expertise to drive business forward. Register for the first webinars in the series.

You can choose to attend one or more of the following webinars.

Blockchain and Its Application in Business 
Powered by Disruption & Innovation  
February 23, 2022 | 10-11 am CST

Blockchain networks allow anything to be traded and tracked, increasing transparency, cutting costs, and reducing risk. Do you know how it will impact your industry? Robert Brunner, Chief Disruption Officer at Gies College of Business, will welcome RSM's National Leader for Blockchain and Digital Assets Jay Schulman to discuss blockchain basics and how varying business areas utilize these applications.  

Blockchain and Accounting: Big Deal or Big Dud 
Powered by Accountancy 
March 9, 2022 | 6-7 pm CST

Blockchain enables data sharing in a transparent yet secure way and quickly becomes a valuable tool for cutting costs and streamlining processes. But how does blockchain work, and what impact will it have on the work of auditors and accountants? Join Gies faculty members Robert Brunner and Josh Herbold to discuss what blockchain means for business and career opportunities in accounting, finance, and information technology.

Register Today!