Blockchain for Finance







The Blockchain Financial Services Sector course will enable participants to understand the basics of digital currencies, such as Bitcoin and blockchain technology. The course focuses on financial sector use cases and technology adoption. Understanding blockchain-enabled finance provides insights into new ways to transact, gain efficiency, and deploy solutions within the current financial sector rules.

Total Hours: 4

  • OnDemand Video: 3
  • Sefl Study Hours: 1
  • Live Workshop Hours: 0
  • Optional:
    • Live Student Orientation
    • Live Instructor-Led AMA (Ask-Me-Anything)

Questions We Explore:

  • Who created bitcoin and why?
  • What blockchains focus on the financial sector?
  • How many transactions per second can existing blockchains compute?
  • Will blockchain technology further transform finance?
  • What might compliance and regulation look like as blockchain technology evolves?

Learning Outcomes:

  • Analyze real-life use cases in Finance (FinTech);
  • Construct a strategy to make use of blockchain within the Financial sector;
  • Comprehend blockchain fundamentals;
  • Explain smart contracts and consensus protocols;
  • Compare public vs. private chains required for different blockchain solutions;
  • Learn about various blockchain platforms – Open Source and Commercial

Graduates Earn:

  • NFT Certificate of Course Completion
  • Prepare to take the Web3 Certification Board (W3CB) Exam
    • This course covers:
      • 35% of the Blockchain Financial Analyst II Certification Badge