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Approx. 9 hours to complete

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Beginner Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 5 – 10 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

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Stefano M. Stefan 

University of California, Irvine
874 Learners
4 Courses

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

The Nature of Ownership

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 7 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Blockchain Basics20m
Supplemental Videos (Optional)50m
1 practice exercise
The Nature of Ownership30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Organizational Usage of Blockchain Technology

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 6 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Blockchain Basics20m
Supplemental Videos (Optional)1h 5m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Cryptography and Hashing

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 27 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Amira Bougera and Sajida Zouarhi – HellHound Co-founders19m
3 readings
Blockchain Basics40m
Privacy by Design for All dApps, Now15m
Supplemental Video (Optional)15m
1 practice exercise
Cryptography and Hashing30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Applying Hashes

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 25 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 readings
The Internet of Money35m
Blockchain Basics40m
Supplemental Video (Optional)10m

About the Blockchain Specialization

Gain a fundamental understanding of blockchain technology and its components. Learn how such applications as cryptofinance makes use of the blockchain for decentralized, peer-to-peer transaction processing. Apply your knowledge of blockchain technology to enhance your trust and confidence in cryptocurrency trading and other situations where the blockchain is used....
Blockchain

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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