GBA Blockchain Foundations

GBA Blockchain Foundations

GBA’s mission is to bring together all levels of governments from around the world with various industries for creating helpful dialogue that facilitates the efficient, ethical, and rational adoption of blockchain technology to increase the quality of life for all citizens on a global level.

This course gives students a fundamental understanding of blockchain technology and potential use cases. The instruction learning objectives for this course are:

  • Introduce the history of bitcoin and blockchain technology;
  • Discuss why cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies are important;
  • Provide a basic understanding of cryptocurrencies;
  • Provide a basic understanding of blockchain technology;
  • Introduce legal and regulatory considerations;
  • Discuss blockchain use cases, benefits, and risks.

Estimated time to complete: 5 Hours

Certification Exam Voucher Included:

  • Certification: Blockchain Foundations
  • Certification body: Government Blockchain Association (GBA)

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Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 5 Total Hours
  • OnDemand: 5 Hours
  • Instructor Led: 0 Hours
  • Tuition: $195
Courses in this ProgramHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 HourOnDemand - Instructor Supported
GBA Blockchain Foundations 5 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported

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Blockchain Foundations Program Objectives

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

Explore the origins of blockchain and understand how the technology will disrupt many industries

Position your mindset to the web3 way of operating online;

Comprehend and articulate blockchain applications, or DApps (decentralized applications);

Course and tuition credit towards advanced blockchain Certification tracks.

Certificate of Completion – 5 Hours

GBA Blockchain Foundations Certification


No prior blockchain or computer programming experience is required. A 10th-grade reading and math proficiency is recommended.

Target Audience

Anyone interested in learning about Web3, blockchain, and distributed ledger technology.

Sample Course Content

Module-1: Blockchain Foundations – Introduction
Module-2: Why Blockchain is Important
Module-3: History of Blockchain1
Module-4: Benefits of Blockchain
Module-5: What is a Blockchain
Module-6: Blockchain Use Cases
Module-7: Blockchain Risks
Module-8: How Blockchains Work Part 11
Module-9: What is in a Hash
Module-10: Hashes, Merkle Trees & Mining
Module-11: More BC Technologies
Module-12: Blockchain Use for Movement of Value1 Quiz
Module-13: Smart Contracts & DAOs
Module-14: Using Cryptocurrency – Summary

Program Info

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollment
  • Location: Online OnDemand - Instructor Supported
  • Tuition: Tuition:$195
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 5 Total Hours
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Additional Information

  • Guest Lectures & Networking
  • Student Orientation

Exam Voucher Included

  • Blockchain Foundations Microcredential
  • Issuing Body: Government Blockchain Association (BCA)
  • 50 Questions
  • Pass Rate 75% – two exam attempts

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