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Approx. 9 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Explain how blockchain works.

  • Articulate the key technical aspects, such as decentralization and consensus algorithms.

  • Describe the strengths and weaknesses of cryptocurrency as an asset and a payment mechanism.

  • Evaluate tradeoffs of blockchain as a business solution.

Skills you will gain

Cryptocurrencydecentralization algorithmsconsensus algorithmsBlockchainblockchain as a business solution
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Beginner Level
Approx. 9 hours to complete
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University of Michigan

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 14 min), 3 readings
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Introduction to Blockchain and Crypto

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 64 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Blockchain as an Asset

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 65 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Blockchain as a Business

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 55 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes

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About the Financial Technology (Fintech) Innovations Specialization

Financial Technology (Fintech) Innovations

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