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Understand the impacts of blockchain on the industry
This course will provide an overview of the concept, technology, and impacts of blockchain on the industry. The course will focus towards giving students necessary information on how these systems work; analyze the security and regulation issues relating to blockchain technologies; and understand the impact of blockchain technologies on different industry sectors. There is a lot of hype and ambiguity about blockchain. Our objective is to cut through some of this confusion and help students understand what blockchains are really about so that they can make informed analysis and decisions regarding its use.
Students will be able to achieve the following learning objectives at the completion of the course.
• Be able to explain what is blockchain
• Be able to explain why we need blockchain. What is the real-world problem(s) that blockchain is trying to solve
• Understand and describe how blockchain works
• Explain the underlying technology of transactions, blocks, proof-of-work, and consensus building
• How does blockchain exist in the public domain (decentralized, distributed) yet maintain transparency, privacy, anonymity, security, immutability, history
• How bitcoin and cryptocurrency works
• Understand difference between bitcoin, cryptocurrency and blockchain
• Understand different types of blockchain and protocols
Jeeven is an IT Intrapreneur & Entrepreneur with 30+ years of experience in global IT organizations & Banks across the world.
His experience includes setting up technology delivery units, delivering TCO reduction, delivering innovative business solutions, managing technology risk & security and large transformational programs for global IT organizations and Banks across India, APAC, Middle-East, Europe and North America.
He is a leader with more than 4000 hours of global experience in mentoring, coaching and training covering more than 1000 professionals at different levels.
Currently he is co-founder and CEO of SofocleLabs, a Blockchain EdTech company engaged in building robust end-to-end Blockchain Ecosystem.