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Web3 and Blockchain in Global Commerce Specialization
INSEAD

Web3 and Blockchain in Global Commerce Specialization

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Don Tapscott
Alex Tapscott
 Alisa Acosta

Instructors: Don Tapscott

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  • What blockchain is, how it works, and the ways it intersects with other technologies, industries, functions, and the broader Web3 ecosystem

  • Blockchain solutions for provenance, traceability, ethical sourcing, distributed manufacturing, digital twins, and asset life-cycle management

  • The importance of standards, interoperability, regulation, governance, consortia, and “coopetition” for advancing blockchain innovation and adoption

  • How to identify, review, and evaluate business opportunities and challenges related to blockchain in global commerce

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Specialization - 4 course series

Introduction to Blockchain for Global Commerce

Course 133 hours4.7 (24 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • How blockchain works, and how trust is established in a pre- and post-blockchain world

  • Nine types of digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, protocol tokens, NFTs, stablecoins, securities tokens, governance tokens, and CBDCs

  • What smart contracts are, the phases of a smart contract deal cycle, and various examples and applications of smart contracts

  • Blockchain design principles, and challenge areas associated with implementing blockchain technology

What you'll learn

  • The roles of key participants in the global trade network and where the needs of each participant align with the value characteristics of blockchain

  • What it means to "tokenize" an asset, and approaches to securing the physical-digital interface

  • Examples of sensor-based logistics, and IoT challenge areas that show promise for blockchain-based solutions

  • Blockchain solutions for provenance, traceability, ethical sourcing, and asset life-cycle management

Web3 and Blockchain Leadership for Transformation

Course 323 hours4.6 (11 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe how blockchain consortia may vary with respect to their purpose, activities, membership models, beneficiaries, and governance models

  • Describe some of the benefits and key considerations concerning shared standards for blockchain and digital assets

  • Explain how blockchain design choices around privacy, user identity, security, notaries, block relays etc. influence interoperability implementations

  • Explain how blockchain will transform the roles and functions of the C-Suite

What you'll learn

  • Identify new ideas or opportunities for blockchain within Global Commerce

  • 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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INSEAD
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