The Certificate in Blockchain Technology Management is a distinctive program that provides you with a comprehensive overview of the management strategy related to blockchain technologies. Through a combination of lectures, application, case studies, expert guest speakers, and group work, you’ll study various applications of blockchain technologies. This includes examining areas such as smart contracting and cryptocurrency mining, as well as the key processes involved in the planning, integration, and maintenance of this data management technology. You’ll leave the program with the critical insights, knowledge, and management skills required to incorporate successful blockchain technologies into business activities.
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What is Cryptocurrency and how is it an innovative and effective method of currency? This course was designed for individuals and organizations who want to learn how to navigate investment in cryptocurrencies. Professors Jessica Wachter and Sarah Hammer will guide you through developing a framework for understanding both Cryptocurrency and Blockchain. You’ll learn how to define a currency, analyze the foundations of digital signatures and blockchain technology in cryptocurrency, and accurately assess the risks of cryptocurrency in a modern investment portfolio. By the end of this course, you’ll have a deep understanding of the realities of Cryptocurrency, the intricacies of Blockchain technology, and an effective strategy for incorporating Cryptocurrency into your investment plans. No prerequisites are required, although “Fintech: Foundations, Payments, and Regulations” from Wharton’s Fintech Specialization is recommended.
Understand the design rationale of blockchain technology, its emerging platforms and applications and uncover the limitations and the opportunities enabled by blockchain applications, particularly as it relates to finance.
In this course, you will learn how leaders make managerial and relevant decisions based on data across multiple global industries. You will also explore how companies benefit from a digital ecosystem including sensors (IoT), Blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), and augmented reality (AR) that move data-driven insights from the data scientist to the boardroom.
This course provides you with the tools to discern the applicability of blockchain technology to your business model. You will do this by learning about how smart contracts work, how they’re used today, and how to reason about their capabilities, and what ongoing technical challenges they pose. Ultimately you will walk away with the ability to answer one important question: Does your business need a blockchain?
This course will teach you to understand the differences between the blockchain technology of today and the former, less accessible and less transparent blockchains of decades past. You will dig into the mechanics of the [newer] Bitcoin blockchain protocol and then work to analyze what problem(s) blockchain technology aims to solve, how it solves them, and how to make sense of the promises that developers of new blockchain protocols make.
This course will walk you through the basics of cryptography used in blockchain technology. Ultimately, you will learn how information on the blockchain is secured, legitimized, and authenticated without needed a third party to verify it.
The course Cryptocurrencies and Ledgers is required to be completed prior to starting this course.
In this course, you will explore the mechanics of blockchain technology and how the blockchain acts like a trusted third party. Then, you will practice articulating other transformative ways in which blockchains can change how commercial and interpersonal connections happen online.
This course is the first of four in the Blockchain Essentials Certificate Program.
In this FREE course, learn about the inner workings of cryptographic primitives and protocols and how to apply this knowledge in real-world applications.
Learn the fundamentals of blockchain technology and how it will power the economy of tomorrow.
This is the second and final course in the Blockchain Fundamentals Professional Certificate program.