Registration for the Blockchain MOOC is now open
We are excited to announce that the MOOC registration for SME’s is now open. Make sure to complete the registration form in time, in order to be able to attend the 1st and 2nd Session on May 18th.
For further information and if you want to register for the “Introduction to Digital Currencies and Blockchains” MOOC press the button bellow.
Introduction to Digital Currencies and Blockchains
Language of Instruction: English
Mode of Delivery: Distance Learning
Course Lectures Duration: 8 Hours
|Objectives of the Course|
The course will provide an introductory understanding of B&DLTs technologies with the case of decentralized digital currencies (cryptocurrencies) such as bitcoin. In particular, the course will survey the theory and principles by which B&DLTs (using the case of cryptocurrencies) operate, practical examples of basic cryptocurrency transactions in the framework of B&DLTs, the likely interaction of cryptocurrencies with the banking, financial, legal and regulatory systems, and how cryptocurrencies could be viewed within a framework of innovation and development.
Attendants after the completion of the course should be able to:
Session 1: Course Overview Primary Functions of Currencies The History of Money and Currency The History of Bitcoin Bitcoin as Currency
Session 2: Ledgers, Transactions, Blocks, Blockchains Types of Blockchains Properties of Bitcoin Blockchain Networks Blockchain Transactions Example of Transactions
Session 3: Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and Cryptography / Bitcoin Download a Wallet Practical examples with wallets Hands on exercises
Session 4: P2P Transactions Practical examples on P2P transactions Hands on exercises
Session 5: Alternative Usages of Blockchain ETH – Smart Contracts Digital Rights Management Real Estate Management Academic Titles on Blockchain Alternative Cryptocurrencies Ethereum and EVM
Session 6: Blockchain Use Cases: Banking Central Bank Digital Currencies Supply Chain Land registry Blockchain verifiable certificates
Session 7: Principles of innovation Diffusion of innovation Why Bitcoin/Blockchain are innovations Innovation in crowdfunding through Blockchain Examples of innovative blockchain applications
Session 8: Cryptoassets Regulatory framework Major concerns
|Learning Activities and Teaching Methods:|
|Self-Assessment Online quizzes|