Unlocking Blockchain for Business Leaders
About This Course
Blockchain is everywhere in the news today, from tech publications to business journals, industry blogs, and even mainstream news. But what is blockchain, and how will it impact organizations in the near future?
Join us to learn how blockchain technology has the potential to fundamentally change the way business is conducted and transform our economic, social, and political systems. Companies in many industries are just now beginning to understand how to apply blockchain solutions to solve business problems.
This one-day training event will delve into the world of blockchain technology and the promise it holds. Participants will learn about cryptocurrencies, the basic mechanics of blockchain protocol, and understand how blockchain technologies can both solve challenges and support goals. Business leaders will have the opportunity to develop a practical, fundamental understanding of blockchain technology and its potential application within their organizations.
|Course delivered in a virtual format with live instructor & student interaction|
||1 day, 8:00am - 4:30pm|
Job postings requiring blockchain skills ballooned by 200% in the first five months of this year, compared with the same period a year earlier.
– Wired Magazine, 9/17/18
What You’ll Learn
We will explore the future of blockchain technology and examine its longer-term implications for business. This overview will include:
- How blockchain and cryptocurrencies came into existence;
- Debunking bitcoin myths/misunderstandings;
- Introduction to the underlying distributed ledger technology;
- Understanding the fundamental business problems solved by blockchain;
- Discovering new business disruptions/opportunities;
- Understanding the technology foundations of blockchain;
- Application of blockchain to different industry segments:
- Supply Chain
The Learning Environment
This course is delivered in a virtual format and combines lectures, discussions, and group activities.
This training overview is designed for non-technical business leaders who are tasked with making business decisions about leveraging blockchain technology within their organization. No knowledge of technology or coding is required to attend.