Blockchain Foundation Training & Certification Course

Overview

The Blockchain Foundation certification is designed to provide candidates a well-rounded understanding of blockchain concepts. It covers the potential for blockchain applications that can be used for solving real business problems in industry, and an overview of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies as a use case of blockchain.

This is a blockchain technology course with some practical exercises to experience two of the most popular cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin and Ethereum. Candidates will understand blockchain technology well enough to put their knowledge to use in real life. The course exposes candidates to real-life blockchain and crypto trading with the purpose of using this knowledge in business opportunities.

Target Audience

This is a foundation course for blockchain, intended for anyone who wants to quickly understand and expand their knowledge of how blockchain and Bitcoin work as well as how they are applied in business. The target audience includes but is not limited to:

  • Technology enthusiasts
  • Investment bankers and advisors
  • Consultants and service providers
  • Entrepreneurs interested in blockchain opportunities
  • Supply chain managers
  • Corporate executives looking to connect corporate strategy to technology
  • CXO’s, board members, and business operation heads
  • Government officials looking to better understand blockchain capabilities
  • IT architects, software engineers, programmers, and developers
  • Security professionals and administrators
  • Venture capitalists and investors

 

Prerequisite

Requirements involve having a basic understanding of the Internet and an open, curious mind.

 

Full Description

Module 1: Blockchain overview

Topic 1.1: Introduction to Blockchain

  • Evolution of Money
  • What is a ledger?
  • History of Ledger
  • Types of Ledgers
  • How financial system works?
  • Known Challenges of Financial System
  • What is blockchain?
  • Comparing Distributed Ledger and Blockchain
  • History and Origin of Blockchain
  • Differences between Blockchain and traditional Database
  • Participants in Blockchain Network
  • Benefits of Blockchain
  • Comparing Blockchain and Centralized Server

Topic 1.2 :Understanding Blocks and Nodes

  • What is a block?
  • Types of Blocks
  • Structure of a Block
  • Properties of a Block
  • Nodes
  • Types of Nodes
  • Peer-to-Peer Network

Topic 1.3 : Components of Blockchain

  • Blockchain Components
  • Assets
  • Consensus in Blockchain
  • Consensus Protocol – Proof of Work (PoW)
  • Consensus Protocol – Proof of Stake (PoS)
  • Proof of Work v/s Proof of Stake
  • Basic Parameters of Consensus Mechanism
  • Immutable Ledger of Transparency

 

Topic 1.4 :Types of Blockchain

  • Blockchain Types
  • Public Versus Private Blockchain
  • Permissioned and Permission-less Blockchain
  • Open and Closed Blockchain
  • Selecting a Suitable Blockchain Type

 

Module 2 : Working of Blockchain demystified

Topic 2.1: Working of Blockchain

  • Tiering of Blockchain Technology
  • Foundation of Blockchain
  • Working of Blockchain
  • Transaction
  • Transaction Lifecycle
  • Creating Transactions
  • Broadcasting Transactions
  • Propagating Transactions
  • Types of Transactions
  • Relationship between Transactions and Blocks
  • Spending the Transaction

Topic 2.2 :Cryptography 

  • Cryptography in Blockchain
  • Features of Cryptography
  • Types of Cryptography Algorithms
  • Symmetric Encryption
  • Asymmetric Encryption
  • Difference between Hashing and Encryption
  • Different Hash Functions
  • Cryptographic Hash Functions
  • Digital Signatures
  • Multisignature

Topic 2.3: Mining

  • Transaction Validator
  • Blockchain Mining
  • How a Bitcoin is mined?
  • Functions of Bitcoin Mining
  • Factors Affecting Miner Profitability
  • Hash Rate
  • Mining Difficulty
  • Mining Hardware
  • Mine Bitcoin at Home
  • Mine Bitcoin in Cloud
  • Types of Mining
  • Solo Mining
  • Pooled Mining

Module 3: cryptoeconomics

Topic 3.1: Overview of Cryptoeconomics

  • What is a currency?
  • Birth of Cryptocurrency
  • Economics behind Cryptocurrency
  • Generation of Cryptocurrency
  • Features of Cryptocurrency
  • Cryptocurrency Types
  • Altcoin
  • Token
  • Types of Tokens

Topic 3.2 : Crypto Trading

  • Features to Select Crypto Exchange
  • Traditional Stock Trading Ecosystem
  • Cryptocurrency Trading Ecosystem
  • What do I need to buy Bitcoin?
  • Storing Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies
  • Cryptocurrency Wallet Types

Topic 3.3 : Ethereum

  • Introduction to Ethereum
  • Differences between Bitcoin and Ethereum
  • Advantages of Ethereum
  • Components of Ethereum
  • Ether
  • Gas in Ethereum
  • Smart Contracts
  • Features of Smart Contract
  • Smart Contract Applications
  • Ethereum Virtual Machine
  • Decentralized Autonomous Organization
  • Decentralized Applications

 

Module 4: applications and use cases of Blockchain

Topic 4.1: Applications of Blockchain Technology

  • Evolution of Web Platform
  • Web 3.0
  • Blockchain Ecosystem
  • Steps to Create and Implement Blockchain

Topic 4.2: Blockchain Use Cases

  • Finance Services
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Insurance
  • Healthcare
  • Automobile
  • Legal

Module 5: Blockchain consortiums

Topic 5.1: Consortiums

  • What is a consortium?
  • Success Factors for a Consortium
  • Types of Blockchain Consortia
  • Initial Coin Offerings
  • ICO Regulations
  • Security Challenges of ICO

Topic 5.2: Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

  • What is Enterprise Ethereum Alliance?
  • Vision of EEA
  • Purpose of EEA
  • Challenges of EEA
  • EEA Architecture

Fees & Schedule

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