Blockchain for Finance

Blockchain for Finance

Cryptocurrency and blockchain represent major disruptors to the financial services industry.

The Blockchain for Finance course explores the blockchain’s impact, capabilities, solutions, and ongoing innovations delivered by cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies. This course will enable you to understand the basics of digital currencies, such as Bitcoin and blockchain technology. The course’s primary focus is the financial sector, use cases, and technology adoption. Understanding blockchain-enabled finance provides insights on new ways to transact, gain efficiency, and deploy solutions within the current financial sector rules.

Questions We’ll Explore

  • Who created bitcoin and why?
  • What blockchains focus on the financial sector?
  • How many transactions per second can existing blockchains compute?
  • Will blockchain technology further transform finance?
  • What might compliance and regulation look like as blockchain technology evolves?

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 15 Total Hours
  • OnDemand: 10 Hours
  • LIVE Instructor: 5 Hours
  • Tuition: $395
Courses in this ProgramHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 HourLive Online Instructor Led
Blockchain for Finance 10 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Live Instructor AMA - Weekly 5 Hours Live Online Instructor Led

Upcoming LIVE Instruction Dates

There are no upcoming events.

Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of this intensive program, participants will be able to:

Analyze real-life use cases in Finance (FinTech)

Construct a strategy to make use of blockchain within the Financial sector;

Comprehend blockchain fundamentals;

Explain smart contracts and consensus protocols;

Compare public vs. private chains required for different blockchain solutions;

Learn about various blockchain platforms – Open Source and Commercial

Certificate of Completion

Eligible for BCA Exam

  • Blockchain Finance Microcredential
  • Exam Fee is included in the tuition


No prior blockchain or computer programming experience required.
Blockchain Foundations is recommended, but not required.

Target Audience

Anyone interested in learning more about cryptocurrency.

Sample Course Content

Module 1: Blockchain Introduction
  • M1-L1: The Origins of Blockchain

Module 2: Blockchain Overview

  • M2-L1: Public vs. Hybrid vs. Private
  • M2-L2: Blockchain Properties
  • M2-L3: Blockchain Security
Module 3: Opportunities
  • M3-L1: Opportunities in the Financial Services Sector
    M3-L2: Disruption & Disintermediation
Module 4: Exchanges and Central Banks
  • M4-L1: Exchanges & Central Banks
Module 5: Regulation
  • M5-L1: Blockchain Regulation
  • M5-L2: Compliance & Legal Issues
Module 6: Prepare for what’s next
  • M6-L1: Preparing Your Firm for Blockchain

Program Info

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollment
  • Location: OnDemand & Instructor Led Online AMA
  • Tuition: $395
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 15 Total Hours
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Additional Information

  • Guest Lectures & Networking
  • Student Orientation
  • Weekly LIVE Instructor AMAs

Exam Voucher Included

  • Blockchain for Finance Microcredential
  • Issuing Body: Blockchain Certification Association (BCA)
  • 30 Questions
  • Pass Rate 75% – two exam attempts

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