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With over $1 billion in venture capital funding and more than 200 billion in market capitalization blockchain has become one of the fast-growing technologies.
Decentralized peer-to-peer networks and blockchain have the potential to improve our ability to make and receive payments, increase transparency in government and financial markets, and increase the interoperability of our personal data.
This course features hands-on expereince with simulations and exercised. The emphasis is on application of blockchain, from both business and technological points of view. Participants will be able to recognize which application is suited to their unique situations and be able to help their companies improve their efficiency, safety, contracts, and payment processes.
Participants of this course will be able to:
- Describe blockchain key principles
- Describe cryptocurrency key principles
- Describe cybersecurity of cryptocurrencies
- Describe applications of blockchain to banking
- Describe blockchain applications to fields other than banking
- Describe legal and regulatory aspects of blockchain technology
- Make effective decisions taking into account the key trends of blockchain technology implementation
- Describe the implementation of financial tools for the cryptocurrencies
- Create smart contracts
- Create blockchain transactions
- Create tokens
- Create cryptocurrencies
Blockchain trends, fundamentals, and course overview
One Hour Blockchain
Build a one hour "naive blockchain" to explore components and principles
Blockchain in Financial Markets
Software, architectures, and applications of blockchain to financial markets
Leading blockchain tools, open source, platforms, and ecosystems
Blockchain in Energy Markets
Software, architectures, and applications of blockchain to energy markets
Initial coin offerings, token sales, or crowdsales
Digital tokens designed to work as a medium of exchange
Permissioned, Private, Blockchains
Blockchain permissioned networks, identity, and custom rules
Blockchain in Supply Chain
Software, architectures, and applications of blockchain to supply chains
Blockchain Decentralized Autonomous Organizations
Blockchain consensus protocols & algorithms
Computer programs to facilitate, verify, or enforce contract performance
Blockchain scalability, mining, and centralization
Blockchain technology applications to cybersecurity
Legal and regulatory aspects of blockchain and smart contracts
Forks, leadership, and governance
Who should attend
This course is ideal for C-suite and decision makers in a wide variety of industries including finance, law, education, and government.