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Blockchain Revolution Specialization
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Blockchain Revolution Specialization

Learn the fundamentals of blockchain technology. Featuring Don Tapscott, world-renowned expert on business innovation and technology.

Don Tapscott
Alex Tapscott

Instructors: Don Tapscott

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What you'll learn

  • Seven design principles for the ‘Blockchain Revolution’

  • Top 10 challenges for implementing blockchain technology

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

  • Blockchain use-cases within your industry, and business model decisions to assess feasibility

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Specialization - 4 course series

Introduction to Blockchain Technologies

Course 128 hours4.7 (2,408 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

Transacting on the Blockchain

Course 215 hours4.8 (903 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

Blockchain and Business

Course 328 hours4.7 (408 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Explain how blockchain technology will transform business structures, roles, and functions

  • Describe seven new blockchain business models

  • Identify some strategic approaches to managing intellectual property with blockchain technologies

  • Identify the layers comprising the blockchain technology stack, and describe how each of these affects the governance of a blockchain ecosystem

Blockchain Opportunity Analysis

Course 412 hours4.6 (197 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify new ideas or opportunities for blockchain within your chosen 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

  • Describe what would need to change in your organization's current way of operating in order to bring your idea to fruition

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Don Tapscott
INSEAD
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