Course 1: Introduction to Blockchain and Blockchain Networks

Is designed to provide you with a foundational background and understanding of the emerging technology called blockchain and cryptocurrencies, and further to spark your interest in the biggest technology since the internet

Course curriculum

  • 2

    Lesson 1 - The Origin of Blockchain

    • Blockchain came from Bitcoin

      PRUEBA GRATIS
    • Why blockchain matters more than you think

    • What is blockchain and what is it going to change

    • Create Action Plan - Lesson 1 - The Origin of Blockchain

    • Student Discussion forum for Lesson 1- The Origin of Blockchain

    • Ask a Question of your instructor in Spanish or English

  • 3

    Lesson 2 - All about Blockchain

    • How does a blockchain work

      PRUEBA GRATIS
    • An overview of what will be covered in this section

    • Overview of blockchain

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 2 - Quiz 1

    • Blockchain Technology - Basics

    • The Evolution of Blockchain Technology

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 2 - Quiz 2

    • Introduction to the Decentralized Web

    • Introduction to the Distributed Organization

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 2 - Quiz 3

    • Introduction to Distributed Ledgers

    • Introduction to Smart Contracts

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 2 - Quiz 4

    • Introduction to Distributed Applications

    • Introduction to the Internet of Value

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 2 - Quiz 5

    • Introduction to the Token Economy

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 2 - Quiz 6

    • Conclusion to this section - All about Blockchain

    • Create Action Plan - Lesson 2 - All about Blockchain

    • Student Discussion forum for Lesson 2 - All about blockchain

    • Ask a Question of your instructor in Spanish or English

  • 4

    Lesson 3 - Cryptocurrency

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    Lesson 4 - Introduction to Blockchain Networks

    • Types of blockchain networks

      PRUEBA GRATIS
    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 4 - Quiz 8

    • Reading: Types of Blockchains

    • The Difference Between Permissionless and Permissioned Blockchains

    • Strengths and Weaknesses of Blockchain Networks

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 4 - Quiz 9

    • Reading : Buterin - On Public and Private Blockchains

    • Reading: Phillips - The 4 Types of Blockchain Networks Explained

    • Knowledge Check Lesson 4 - Quiz 10

    • Blockchain Network Security

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 4 - Quiz 11

    • Blockchain Security

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 4 - Quiz 12

    • Reading: How a Leading Cyber Security Company Uses Blockchain to Prevent Data Tampering

    • Blockchain Networks for Business

    • Reading: Conceptualizing Blockchains - Characteristics and Applications

    • How the Blockchain Is Disrupting Healthcare

    • Knowledge Check - Lesson 4 - Quiz 14

    • Reading: Burger - Blockchain set to change transactions, information flow and business processes

    • Create Action Plan - Lesson 4 - Introduction to Blockchain Networks

    • Student Discussion forum for Lesson 4 - Blockchain for Business

    • Ask a Question of your instructor in Spanish or English

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    Thank You - and we hope you enjoyed this journey. Are you ready for more?

    • Congratulations!

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    Resources

    • Blockchain Glossary

    • Article Link: Banks and lawyers praise blockchain smart contract pilot

    • Article Link: Blockchain adopted by Canadian banks to verify client identities

    • Article Link: Vanguard’s $1.3 Trillion Blockchain Makes Bundesbank Look Foolish

    • Video: New technologies (blockchain) and food safety

    • Video: Blockchain Use Cases in Supply Chain, Anant Kadiyla of Oracle

    • Video: Blockchain in use (Supply Chain)