Join this free online course to learn everything you need to know about blockchain. The course includes use case examples and demos for you to get a deeper understanding of how blockchain works and how you can benefit from it.

October 18, 2022 - November 23, 2022
Language: English

Course information

Course Summary

Blockchain is a topic that has received a lot of publicity in recent years, but what’s really behind blockchain technology, and how does it work? This course provides you with an example-based explanation of what blockchain is. You’ll learn how to know whether to consider blockchain and which innovations it includes. You’ll discover business realities and challenges, and learn about identity, privacy, and accountability.

Blockchain is a technology available to enterprises. The course focuses on how this technology works and if it can be used in business. Many compare blockchain to email. Can business work without email?

The course presents examples, demos, and stories to clarify why blockchain is a "big deal". It covers cryptocurrency, finance, new identities, and developing new apps with examples in sustainability.

Guests: UNICEF, European Council, disaster relief examples (OXFAM), Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, Toucan, Empower.

Course Characteristics

Course Content

Week 1: What's Different About Blockchain?
Week 2: Cryptocurrencies and the Financial World
Week 3: Digital Identity Under Your Full Control
Week 4: Tokens and Decentralized Applications
Week 5: Final Exam

Target Audience

  • Blockchain enthusiasts and the blockchain curious
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Application designers

Course Requirements

No technical requirements

Course contents

  • Week 1:

    What's Different About Blockchain?
  • Week 2:

    Cryptocurrencies and the Financial World
  • Week 3:

    Digital Identity Under Your Full Control
  • Week 4:

    Tokens and Decentralized Applications
  • I Like, I Wish:

    We Love Your Feedback … And Want More
  • Final Exam:

    Good Luck!

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Certificate Requirements

  • Gain a Record of Achievement by earning at least 50% of the maximum number of points from all graded assignments.
  • Gain a Confirmation of Participation by completing at least 50% of the course material.

Find out more in the certificate guidelines.

This course is offered by

Lloyd Keays

Lloyd Keays is a pioneering and incubation executive for SAP Business Network. He focuses on future vision development and explaining tech in simple words.

Lloyd has spent the last 20 years building bridges between technology, people, and process simplification. His clear and friendly approach makes it easy to understand and make sense of disruptive innovations. He is now looking into how blockchain affects businesses, especially when it comes to trade.

Lloyd has a Master's degree in 19th century history from Laval University in Canada, is a senior process architect for procurement and business networks, and is skilled in 3D design, video creation, IoT and more. He lives in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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