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Subtitles: English

What you will learn

  • Understand what blockchain is and how can it be applied in different application domains.

Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

25%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 3 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

MODULE 1: WHAT ARE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF BLOCKCHAIN?

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 13 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Basic blockchain concepts5m
Application areas and use case examples4m
1 reading
Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Blockchain characteristics10m
29 minutes to complete

MODULE 2. HOW IS AUTOMATION ACHIEVED?

29 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Blockchain for Education4m
1 reading
Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Automation10m
29 minutes to complete

MODULE 3. HOW ARE BLOCKCHAIN OPPORTUNITIES IDENTIFIED?

29 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Applying the use case identification framework for Blockchain4m
1 reading
Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Use case identification10m
29 minutes to complete

MODULE 4. WHICH PLATFORMS ARE SUITABLE?

29 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Current use and comparison of blockchain infrastructures4m
1 reading
Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Infrastructures10m
28 minutes to complete

MODULE 5. WHAT IS THE TRANSFORMATIVE POTENTIAL OF BLOCKCHAIN

28 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 8 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Supply chain use case4m
1 reading
Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Transformative potential10m
29 minutes to complete

MODULE 6. WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES TO RUN A BLOCKCHAIN NETWORK?

29 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Requirements, participation, access restrictions and governance4m
1 reading
Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Blockchain integration challenges10m
29 minutes to complete

MODULE 7. HOW IS DECENTRALIZATION SUPPORTED?

29 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Trends in blockchain technology4m
1 reading
Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Decentralization10m

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