Explain how blockchain works
Describe the key technical aspects, such as decentralization and consensus algorithms
Describe the strengths and weaknesses of cryptocurrency as an asset and a payment mechanism.
Evaluate the tradeoffs of blockchain as a business solution
The sudden rise in the value of Bitcoin (and its subsequent decline) focused the world’s attention on using cryptocurrencies for payment.
Blockchain technology powers Bitcoin and has been hyped as the next new, transformative technology.
On this course, you will uncover the technology that underpins blockchain and review its key concepts, such as decentralization and consensus algorithms.
You will assess and critique blockchain as an asset, and review the dynamics of the cryptocurrency markets. You will also explore the use of blockchain as a business solution.
Introduction to Fintech
Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
Blockchain as an Asset
Blockchain as a Business
This course is designed for anyone interested in understanding cutting edge financial technologies.
This course will be of particular interest to learners with a background in finance, development, or business leadership and learning how to develop and use new financial technologies in their own context.