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Suggested: 4 hours of study...
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Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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    Understand what blockchain is and how can it be applied in different application domains.

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 3 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours of study...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

MODULE 1: WHAT ARE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF BLOCKCHAIN?

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Reading
3 videos (Total 13 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Basic blockchain concepts5m
Application areas and use case examples4m
Reading1 reading
Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Blockchain characteristics10m
Hours to complete
29 minutes to complete

MODULE 2. HOW IS AUTOMATION ACHIEVED?

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Reading
2 videos (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Blockchain for Education4m
Reading1 reading
Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Automation10m
Hours to complete
29 minutes to complete

MODULE 3. HOW ARE BLOCKCHAIN OPPORTUNITIES IDENTIFIED?

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Reading
2 videos (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Applying the use case identification framework for Blockchain4m
Reading1 reading
Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Use case identification10m
Hours to complete
29 minutes to complete

MODULE 4. WHICH PLATFORMS ARE SUITABLE?

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Reading
2 videos (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Current use and comparison of blockchain infrastructures4m
Reading1 reading
Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Infrastructures10m
Hours to complete
28 minutes to complete

MODULE 5. WHAT IS THE TRANSFORMATIVE POTENTIAL OF BLOCKCHAIN

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Reading
2 videos (Total 8 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Supply chain use case4m
Reading1 reading
Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Transformative potential10m
Hours to complete
29 minutes to complete

MODULE 6. WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES TO RUN A BLOCKCHAIN NETWORK?

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Reading
2 videos (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Requirements, participation, access restrictions and governance4m
Reading1 reading
Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Blockchain integration challenges10m
Hours to complete
29 minutes to complete

MODULE 7. HOW IS DECENTRALIZATION SUPPORTED?

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Reading
2 videos (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Trends in blockchain technology4m
Reading1 reading
Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Decentralization10m

About EIT Digital

EIT Digital is a pan-European education and research-based open innovation organization founded on excellence. Its mission is to foster digital technology innovation and entrepreneurial talent for economic growth and quality of life. By linking education, research and business, EIT Digital empowers digital top talents for the future. EIT Digital provides online "blended" Innovation and Entrepreneurship education to raise quality, increase diversity and availability of the top-level content provided by 20 reputable universities of technology around Europe. The universities all together deliver a unique blend of the best of technical excellence and entrepreneurial skills and mindset to digital engineers and entrepreneurs at all stages of their careers. The academic partners support Coursera’s bold vision to enable anyone, anywhere, to transform their lives by accessing the world’s best learning experience. This means that EIT Digital gradually shares parts of its entrepreneurial and academic education programmes to demonstrate its excellence and make it accessible to a much wider audience. EIT Digital’s online education portfolio can be used as part of blended education settings, in both Master and Doctorate programmes, and for professionals as a way to update their knowledge. EIT Digital offers an online programme in 'Internet of Things through Embedded Systems'. Achieving all certificates of the online courses and the specialization provides an opportunity to enroll in the on campus program and get a double degree. These are the courses in the online programme: ...

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