About this Specialization

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This specialization focuses on demystifying the blockchain technology by helping you understand the foundational constructs, benefits and opportunities of blockchain technology. You will be prepared to weigh the risks and challenges as you consider implementing this technology within your organization.
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Flexible Schedule
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Beginner Level
Approx. 3 months to complete
Suggested 1 hour/week
English
Subtitles: English
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approx. 3 months to complete
Suggested 1 hour/week
English
Subtitles: English

There are 3 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Introduction to Blockchain: Evolution and Technology Concepts

4.6
stars
75 ratings
25 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Introduction to Blockchain: Using and Securing Cryptocurrencies

4.6
stars
62 ratings
9 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Introduction to Blockchain: Benefits, Values and Opportunities

4.8
stars
52 ratings
7 reviews

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Association of International Certified Professional Accountants

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  • Yes, Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. Learn more.

  • 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. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free. If you cannot afford the fee, you can apply for financial aid.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • It takes approximately 15.5 hours to complete the three courses in this specialization.

  • This course is designed for individuals who have no prior knowledge of blockchain. Since the course is designed for working professionals, there is an expectation that learners have some familiarity with essential business functions.

  • Yes, the courses in this Specialization are designed to be completed in the following order:

    Introduction to Blockchain: Evolution and Technology Concepts

    Introduction to Blockchain: Benefits, Values and Opportunities

    Introduction to Blockchain: Using and Securing Cryptocurrencies

  • No, this Specialization is not eligible for university credit.

  • Upon completion of this Specialization you will understand the foundational concepts of blockchain technology and be prepared to weigh the risks and challenges as you consider implementing blockchain technology within your organization.

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