Blockchain 101

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Sabrina
Blockchain
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  • 994 students
  • 22 lessons
  • 4 quizzes
  • 4 week duration
994 students

Blockchain technology is geared to disrupt major industries in the next few years. There are already 1000+ large multinational corporations like IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Facebook, Google (just to name a few) who have begun pilot projects launching various blockchain applications. Already $3.9 billion US dollars has been injected into startups last year 2018 (Source: Coindesk).  The disruption is already happening whether we like it or not. It is time to equip yourself with key fundamental knowledge of what blockchain technology is and how it can help your business. In the course, you will see some live examples of how IBM is doing it. Witness first hand how Blockchain is being used in vertical industries. See how blockchain can help lower operational cost, remove redundancy, middlemen and increase bottom lines. [This course is taught by IBM Blockchain]

  • Self paced
  • 100% online
  • 4-weeks to complete
  • Can fast track to finish in  3-hours
  • Assessment? Yes
  • Passing rate 70%

Course Sections

Section 1 – Blockchain Basics

    • Word from instructor
    • Blockchain defined
    • Blockchain from a business point
    • Problems to solve
    • Relationship with bitcoin
    • Importance of blockchain for businesses
    • Technical needs and requirement
    • Quiz A

Section 2 – Benefits of Blockchain

    • Relevance of blockchain to a business
    • Consensus model, how it works?
    • Case study 1: Supply chain
    • Case study 2: Audit
    • Case study 3: LOC (Letter of credit)
    • Other industry examples
    • Adoption metrics
    • Quiz B

Section 3 – Business Transformation

    • Deep dive : IBM Hyperledger
    • Hyperledger Composer overview
    • Who’s working with blockchain?
    • Business model built with Hyperledger
    • Quiz C

Section 4 – Blockchain Assets Transfer

    • How to transfer assets using blockchain
    • Quiz D
    • Final words
    • Steps to get your certificate

What Will You Learn

Upon completing this course, you will…

    1. Learn about some of the common challenges facing business networks.
    2. How is blockchain used to record and process transactions.
    3. How blockchain is utilized in a business environment.
    4. What are the key concepts and use cases of blockchain in business.
    5. How assets are transferred on the blockchain.

Exam & Certification

Once enrolled, you are required to complete the course and all the quizzes within 4-weeks. The passing rate to qualify to get a certificate is 70%. All certificates issued by Blockchain Academy are timestamped onto the blockchain for increased authenticity. Certificate cost: $69 (incl. lamination & delivery.) 

Certificate of Achievement Sample

  • Welcome Note
  • Section 1 - Blockchain Basics
  • Section 2 - Benefits of Blockchain
  • Section 3 - Business Transformation
  • Section 4 - Blockchain Assets Transfer
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Sabrina
My name is Sabrina. I'm a graduate of Business Finance from Walden University. I have a deep passion for blockchain technology. I love teaching children and senior citizens. I aspire to share more online training courses in the near future. Have questions/ need some help, buzz me.

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