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Blockchain Training: An Overview for Business Professionals

COURSE TYPE

Foundation

Course Number

2201

Duration

1 Day
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This course provides general overview of Blockchain technology in plain simple English without using technical jargon. It is specifically designed to answer the following questions:

  1. What is Blockchain? (What exactly is it?)
  2. Non-Technical Technology Overview (How does it work?)
  3. Benefits of Blockchain (Why should anyone consider this?)
  4. Use Cases (Where and for what apps is it appropriate?)
  5. Adoption (Who is using it and for what?)
  6. Implementation (How do I get started?)
  7. Costs (What does it cost to use this technology?)
  8. Future of Blockchain (What is its future?)

Course Outline

  • Session One: What is Blockchain? (Duration 30-45)
  • Technology Overview
  • History of Blockchain
  • Cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin) & Blockchain
  • Session Two: Non-Technical Technology Overview (Duration 60 minutes)
  • Cryptography for Executives
  • Key Concepts
    • Public Ledgers
    • Hashes, Block Hashes
    • Distributed & Peer to Peer Technologies
    • Digital Tokens
    • Smart Contracts
    • Bitcoin Mining
  • Authorization & Authentication
  • Security
  • Session Three: Benefits of Blockchain – Myths & Facts (Duration 60 minutes)
  • Benefits of Blockchain – Myths & Facts
    • Value of Blockchain
    • Value of Smart Contracts
    • Role & Value of Digital Tokens
    • Common misconceptions about Blockchain
    • Limitations
  • Session Four: Use Cases (Duration 90 to 120 minutes)
  • When is it appropriate or not appropriate to use Blockchain
    • Digital Wallets & Payment Systems
    • Money Transfers
    • Transaction Tracking & Management
    • Record Keeping
    • Asset Management
    • Financial Settlements
    • Securities Transactions
    • Contracts
  • Session Five: Industry Adoption (120 minutes)
  • Who is using it and for what?
  • Financial Services Industry
  • Banking Industry
  • Securities & Trading Industry
  • Real Estate Industry
  • Education
  • Technology Industry
  • Legal Industry
  • Insurance
  • Healthcare
  • Supply Chain
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Governments
  • Session Six: Implementation (Duration 30 minutes)
  • How do I get started?
    • Requirements Definition & Business Use Case
    • Proof of Concept Development
    • Tools & Technology Infrastructure
    • Deployment Strategy
  • Costs What does it cost to use this technology?
  • Session Seven: Future of Blockchain (Duration 30 minutes)
  • What is its future?
  • Industry by Industry Outlook
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