About this Specialization

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Flexible Schedule

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Beginner Level

Approx. 2 months to complete

Suggested 16 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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    Seven design principles for the ‘Blockchain Revolution’

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    Terms such as miner, hash, nonce, consensus mechanism, public key cryptography, cryptoasset, smart contract, DApp, and self-sovereign identity

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    Top 10 challenges for implementing blockchain technology

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    Blockchain applications and use-cases within the financial services industry

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Beginner Level

Approx. 2 months to complete

Suggested 16 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

How the Specialization Works

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how it works

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Introduction to Blockchain for Financial Services

Course2

Course 2

Blockchain, Cryptoassets, and Decentralized Finance

Course3

Course 3

Blockchain Transformations of Financial Services

Course4

Course 4

Blockchain in Financial Services: Strategic Action Plan

Instructors

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Don Tapscott 

Adjunct Professor
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Alex Tapscott 

Instructor

About INSEAD

As one of the world's leading and largest graduate business schools, INSEAD brings together people, cultures and ideas to develop responsible leaders who transform business and society. INSEAD’s multi-campus format and unmatched diversity deliver a truly global educational experience. Its 154 renowned faculty members inspire students through degree and PhD programmes, while every year more than 11,000 executives participate in its Executive Education programmes, both on campus and online. ...

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • This Specialization doesn't carry university credit, but some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more.

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