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Blockchain technology has the potential to fundamentally change the way business is conducted. Despite its far-reaching potential, there remains a level of uncertainty around blockchain technology and the breadth of its application as a catalyst.

This program offers participants a deep and practical understanding of blockchain technology, and its meaningful capacity for innovation and efficiency in business. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the cos t of networking, and learn how blockchain technology can bootstrap and facilitate a marketplace without traditional intermediaries.

The program looks toward the future of blockchain technology, exploring its longer-term implications for business and its relationship with other emerging technologies, including AI and IoT. The participants will be able to apply the learnings to their own context, walking away with a plan for a blockchain-based solution to a problem within their organization.

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  • Gain an overview of blockchain technology – its meaning, who manages it, and its broader implications
  • Understand how new cryptocurrencies are created and identify the main cryptocurrencies in the global economy
  • Analyze how companies use blockchain technologies to reduce time and co sts and expand into new markets
  • Learn about the regulatory and policy developments in the use and governance of blockchain
  • Examine the various ways companies are using blockchain technologies to build and grow businesses
  • Explore the sectors in which blockchain technologies are seeing the highest penetration and investigate their impact
  • Learn about privacy in blockchain as well as the existing and emerging trends
  • Identify trends and applications of blockchain technologies for your organization

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  • Fundamentals

• What are blocks?
• What are transactions?
• Structure of a blockchain
• Elements of a blockchain
• Peer-to-peer network
• Hashing
• Byzantine generals problem
• Consensus algorithms

  • Distributed ledger technology (DLT)
  • DLT vs blockchain
  • Blockchain classification (public/private/permissioned or consortium blockchain
  • networks)
  • Blockchain as a transaction registry
  • Advantages of blockchain
  • Applications of blockchain
  • Challenges towards blockchain adoption
  • Future scope

Crypto assets

  • Tokenization
  • Crypto-currencies, altcoins etc.
  • Introduction to some cryptocurrencies (zcash, litecoin)
  • Provisioning crypto assets, cryptocurrencies
  • ICOs
  • Token standards (ERC 20)
  • Securitization of physical assets

Blockchain mining

  • Different types of mining
  • Mining vs. Forging
  • Design of a mining rig
  • Proble m of centralization
  • Recent 51% attacks

AI and Blockchain

  • What is AI
  • What is machine learning
  • Convergence of AI with blockchain
  • Machine learning and blockchain
  • Intelligent smart contracts
  • Examples
  • DAOs and AI
  • Blockchain X


  • Bitcoin blockchain structure
  • Components of the bitcoin network
  • Mining and pow consensus
  • Task of miners
  • Transactions
  • How transactions work in bitcoin
  • Utxo
  • Financial investment and payments
    • Exchanges
    • Payment service provider
    • Merchant acceptance
  • Wallets
    • Types of wallets
  • Security and privacy
  • Legality and taxation
  • Bitcoin limitations
  • Bitcoin variants
  • Bitcoin clients
  • Forking

Sustainable blockchain

  • Mining
  • Current bitcoin energy consumption
  • Forecast
  • How to address the energy consumption issue
  • POS , alternate consensus algorithms
  • Quantum Resistant Blockchain

Open source business blockchain frameworks

  • Permissioned and permission less blockchain


  • Frameworks
  • Tools
  • Caliper

Blockchain Applications

  • Overview of the spectrum of Blockchain applications across industries
  • Overview of Blockchain use case for one’s industry/ company
  • 7 design principles of Blockchain applications
  • Decision matrix for Blockchain use

Blockchain in Supply Chain and Manufacturing

  • Supply chain challenges that Blockchain promises to solve
  • Supply Chain use cases for Blockchain
  • Blockchain in Supply Chain case study:

Blockchain in Fintech

  • Fintech challenges that Blockchain promises to solve
  • Fintech use cases for Blockchain

Blockchain in Fintech case study