Blockchain Essentials (BCESS)


Course Content

Blockchain technology is in the same moment as the Internet was in 1994 today. If you are trying to figure out where this disruptive technology might fit into your organization, you have come to the right place. In this course, we unpack the foundations of what Blockchain is, how it works, and what industries it will disrupt. We look at Blockchain through the three lenses of Economics, Technology and Business and help you determine whether Blockchain Technology is right for your organization. The first generation of the digital revolution brought us the Internet of information. The second generation –powered by blockchain technology –is bringing us the Internet of Value: which has the potential of reconfiguring all human activity as pervasively as the Internet continues to do today. We will also explore how Blockchain is transforming business models and operational processes from asset tracking, claims, record-keeping, payments and settlements and many others. In addition, we will link these applications and their impact to the various Enterprise use cases and applications.

Who should attend

Anybody in Business.



Course Objectives

  • Develop a deeper understanding of the Blockchain and its application to other emerging technology trends like AI and IoT.
  • Recognize the economic perspective of what Blockchain brings to markets and industries.
  • Understand the technology stack of Blockchain and its evolution.
  • Learn some of the new and exciting use cases that Blockchain and its business implications for enterprises.

Outline: Blockchain Essentials (BCESS)

Module 1: Blockchain 101: The Internet of Trust

  • What is a Blockchain?
  • What is a ‘Block’ in Blockchain?
  • What is a ‘Chain’ in Blockchain?
  • What is a registry of transactions?
  • What is meant by peer-to-peer?
  • What is meant by decentralized?
  • What are the characteristics of a Blockchain?

Module 2: The Economics of Blockchain

  • The internet of trust - a brief history lesson
  • Blockchain and Trade
  • Understanding the changing role of institutions
  • Understanding the new firm paradigm
  • An example of a new firm
  • What is a smart contract?

Module 3: The Technology of Blockchain

  • The origin of Bitcoin and Blockchain
  • Understanding the Ethereum network?
  • Understanding the technology stack of Blockchain
  • It's called Blockchain because spreadsheet was taken!
  • Cryptography demystified
  • Time-stamping is a big deal
  • Understanding the Blockchain technology evolution
  • Blockchain Development in a nutshell

Module 4: The Business of Blockchain

  • Imagining new business ideas for Blockchain
  • How Identify will change with Blockchain
  • The impact of Blockchain on the Internet of Things
  • Understanding Blockchain for supply chains
  • The possibilities of Blockchain in the enterprise.

Module 5: The Applications of Blockchain

  • The impact of Blockchain on redesigning Business models
  • Using Blockchain to improve business processes within the Enterprise
  • Insights on the impact of Blockchain use cases on industries and markets (multiple verticals)
    • Supply chain
    • Dairy and Agriculture
    • Pharma
    • Luxury goods
  • Blockchain use-cases:
    • Internet of Things
    • Asset Tracking
    • Claims
    • Digital Tokens
    • Identity Management (KYC) and Self-sovereign Identity
    • Loyalty and Reward
    • Payments and Settlements
    • Provenance
    • Record-keeping for both Internal and Shared
    • Smart Cities Applications
    • Common forms of Smart Contracts
    • Trade and Finance
    • Voting
  • Insights on the impact of Blockchain use cases on industries and markets (multiple verticals)
    • Supply chain
    • Dairy and Agriculture
    • Pharma
    • Luxury goods
Online Training

Duration 1 day

  • US$ 750
Classroom Training

Duration 1 day

  • United States: US$ 750

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