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Blockchain Revolution in Financial Services Specialization
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Blockchain Revolution in Financial Services Specialization

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Don Tapscott
Alex Tapscott

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What you'll learn

  • Seven design principles for the ‘Blockchain Revolution’

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

  • Top 10 challenges for implementing blockchain technology

  • Blockchain applications and use-cases within the financial services industry

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Specialization - 4 course series

Introduction to Blockchain for Financial Services

Course 129 hours4.7 (649 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • The limitations of the Internet for business and economic activity, and how trust is established in a pre- and post-blockchain world

  • Terms such as miner, hash, nonce, proof-of-work, and public key cryptography, as well as the steps of a blockchain transaction

  • Seven design principles for blockchain technology

  • Ten challenges associated with implementing blockchain technology

Skills you'll gain

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Blockchain, Cryptoassets, and Decentralized Finance

Course 217 hours4.6 (367 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe seven types of cryptoassets, and explain what it means to “tokenize” an asset

  • Explain what a smart contract is, as well as various applications of smart contracts

  • Explore the features of a distributed, self-sovereign identity system

  • Describe eight core functions of the financial services industry and explain how blockchain will disrupt each of these functions

Skills you'll gain

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Blockchain Transformations of Financial Services

Course 315 hours4.7 (176 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify eight functions of the financial services industry and explain how blockchain will disrupt each of these functions

  • Describe how blockchain will transform the roles of financial managers and the CFO

  • Describe the inefficiencies associated with global payments infrastructure, and the solutions blockchain technologies could offer

  • Identify the threats and opportunities of blockchain technology for central banks

Blockchain in Financial Services: Strategic Action Plan

Course 414 hours4.4 (64 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify new ideas or opportunities for blockchain within the financial services industry

  • Explain how you will position your idea, including how your idea will create new value for your customers

  • Identify the business model decisions that would need to be made in order to assess the feasibility of your idea

  • Develop an execution plan for your idea, including a budget and project roadmap, and consolidate your work into a coherent Strategic Action Plan

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