What is Cryptocurrency and how is it an innovative and effective method of currency? This course was designed for individuals and organizations who want to learn how to navigate investment in cryptocurrencies. Professors Jessica Wachter and Sarah Hammer will guide you through developing a framework for understanding both Cryptocurrency and Blockchain. You’ll learn how to define a currency, analyze the foundations of digital signatures and blockchain technology in cryptocurrency, and accurately assess the risks of cryptocurrency in a modern investment portfolio. By the end of this course, you’ll have a deep understanding of the realities of Cryptocurrency, the intricacies of Blockchain technology, and an effective strategy for incorporating Cryptocurrency into your investment plans. No prerequisites are required, although "Fintech: Foundations, Payments, and Regulations" from Wharton's Fintech Specialization is recommended.
This course is part of the Fintech: Foundations & Applications of Financial Technology Specialization
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Module 1: Introduction to Cryptocurrency
Module 2: Rules and Structure of Bitcoin
Module 3: Cryptocurrency as an Asset Class
Module 4: The Blockchain Ecosystem
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TOP REVIEWS FROM CRYPTOCURRENCY AND BLOCKCHAIN: AN INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL CURRENCIES
Very interesting course for the beginner. I do not have any fundamental knowledge about finance, but this course is easy to understand. All professors and lecturer speaks clearly.
An absolute delight this course is. Delves into the details of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency better than perhaps any other Blockchain course on this platform.
Brilliant course as a deep introduction to cryptocurrency and blockchain. Very well explained, even with no previous knowledge. I would recommend without a shadow of a doubt.
Simple. Compact. Suitable to touch the surface of the technology.
No assignments. A lot of names (organizations, terms) stacked. Lack of even simple CS-related explanations.
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