Overview Course

Participants will be equipped with a thorough understanding of the blockchain technology, platform and cryptocurrency as one of the largest applications of blockchain. Participants will gain practical skills on how to perform cryptocurrency mining for as well as a technical understanding on mining as a transaction validation with the concept of nonce and brute-forcing, alongside the usage of cryptocurrency wallets. Smart contracts with Solidity programming enables participants to build a decentralized application that is resilient and transparent and participants will gain a solid understanding on alternative coins and the technology they encompass such as Hashgraph and its commercial applications. 

Learning Outcome

At the end of this course, participants will:

  • Acquire knowledge on the distinction between the Proof-of-Work and Proof-of-Stake consensus mechanism on Blockchain
  • Gain solid understanding on the key concept and trend of Non-Fungible Token and its usage in the industry
  • Acquire knowledge on how Bitcoin is used as an electronic payment system
  • Gain in-depth understanding on key concepts that fuels Blockchain: Hash functions, Smart Contracts, Distributed Ledger Technologies etc.
  • Get skilled in developing Blockchain application for businesses using Python
  • Acquire the skills to develop and deploy Ethereum-based Smart Contracts using Solidity
  • Acquire knowledge on how the Hedera’s Hashgraph algorithm works and its impact on the Blockchain industry

Who should Attend?

  • IT Executives/Managers
  • Risk Analyst/Management
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Banking Executives/Managers
  • Software Engineers
  • System Engineers

Eligibility Criteria

Participants are recommended to have preferably 2 years of experience in software development with Java/Unix/Linux environment and an understanding of cryptography.

This course is endorsed under Critical Infocomm Technology Resource Programme Plus (CITREP+) Programme.
To find out more about CITREP+ Funding, please refer to Programme Support under CITREP+ page

Information as accurate as of 20 May 2020