Overview Course

This specialised course is designed to provide an understanding of Blockchain and the decentralized digital currencies (cryptocurrencies) such as bitcoin with its strategic importance to any organization. Participants will be introduced to the theory and principles of Blockchain technology and how it can be leveraged by various applications across different industry verticals including Insurance, Banking, Logistics, Shipping, Healthcare, Legal to name a few.

This course will also highlight some of the latest tools and techniques for implementing an application using Blockchain Technology. Participants will get a good understanding of the entire Blockchain concepts with hands on experience in using Hyperledger Fabric. Participants will also learn how Blockchain can be leveraged in organisational context through a series of real use cases. This course will also introduce the concepts of Hashgraph.

Learning Outcome

  1. Understand Blockchain technology and its numerous applications through several real-life use cases
  2. Learn and explore how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are used as an electronic payment system
  3. Get in-depth understanding on key concepts that fuels Blockchain : Hash functions, Smart Contracts , Distributed Ledger Technologies ,Proof of Stakes, Proof of Work etc.
  4. Get skilled in developing Blockchain application for businesses using Python Programming
  5. Learn and explore hands-on examples on Ethereum , Ganache ,MIST and understand the technology in greater depth

Who should Attend?

  • Fintech Industry Professionals
  • Payments and transaction banking professionals
  • Product managers, ICT Professionals, Monetory Authority Professionals
  • Operations and technology specialists
  • Banking professionals, Financial Analysts
  • Database Administrators, Entrepreneurs

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 9 September 2019