Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive

Empower Your Future with Blockchain and Bitcoin Mastery

The Blockchain and Bitcoin Intensive course offers a deep look into the cryptocurrency world. If you’ve been thinking about getting into cryptocurrency, this is the course for you. We will explore foundational blockchain concepts used in the fast-growing cryptocurrency space. As a result, you will understand how mining Bitcoin and various other cryptocurrencies work. There is a vast movement to normalize cryptocurrency worldwide, and now is the time to position yourself with the background needed to secure a career in Blockchain Development.

Afterward, we will look at use cases in detail, ensuring you understand how and why they work. These use cases help our students connect recently learned material with tangible real-world examples. In the Blockchain and Bitcoin Intensive course, we will learn about new concepts like the DAO and why this could drastically change the world. This course will help you transition your career into the cryptocurrency space. Already know what you’re interested in? Choose a path from our many blockchain and cryptocurrency courses and certificates available.

Questions We’ll Explore

  • How does bitcoin work?
  • How is bitcoin cryptocurrency different from fiat currency?
  • What is bitcoin mining and bitcoin halving?
  • How does bitcoin cryptocurrency compare to alternative cryptocurrency (altcoin) blockchains?
  • Will blockchain and cryptocurrency alter how we operate and run businesses?

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 6 Total Hours
  • OnDemand: 6 Hours
  • Optional Live: 2+ Hours
  • Tuition: $99
Courses in this ProgramHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 HourLIVE Online (Optional)
Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive course 10 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Live Instructor AMA - bi-monthly5 HoursLIVE Online (Optional)

Upcoming LIVE Instruction Dates

There are no upcoming events.

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;

Recognize Bitcoin and Ethereum as the Blockchain platform pioneers;

Comprehend and articulate the new world of DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organizations);

Examine digital currency and payments

Certificate of Completion – Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive – 6 Hours

25% Focus Area Certification Exam Competencies for:

  • Web3 Foundations Level 1 Certification
  • Certifying Body: Web3 Certification Board (W3CB)

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Prerequisites

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

Target Audience

Anyone interested in learning more about cryptocurrency.

Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive Course Content

Module 1: Bitcoin Overview

  • Bitcoin and Cryptography Overview
  • Bitcoin Software & Hardware

Module 2: Technical Limitations & Mining Introduction

  • Technical Bitcoin Limitations
  • Bitcoin & The Lightning Network
  • Bitcoin Scripting & Mining

Module 3: Mining

  • Bitcoin Mining & Incentives
  • Technical Bitcoin Limitations (Part 2)

Module 4: Bitcoin vs Protocols 2.0, 3.0, 4.0…etc.

  • Blockchain V1 to Blockchain V2
  • Ethereum Clients, EVM & Solidity
  • Ether, Gas & Consensus Algorithms
  • BigChainDb, Tendermint & Hyperledger

Module 5: The New Database

  • Blockchain As The New Database
  • Blockchain As The New Database (Part 2)

Module 6: Payments, Voting and other Use Cases

  • Payments, Remittances & Identity
  • Voting, Trade Finance & Land
  • Blockchain & Ethereum Use Cases

Module 7: What’s next?

  • Preparing Your Firm For Blockchain
  • Evaluating Blockchain
  • The DAO & Blockchain Adoption

Program Info

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollment
  • Location: OnDemand & LIVE Online
  • Tuition: $99
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 6 Total Hours
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Additional Information

  • Module Quizzes and Knowledge Checks
  • Guest Lectures & Networking
  • Student Orientation
  • LIVE Online Instructor AMAs
  • Certification Exam Prep

Certification Competencies

 

The material covered in this course contributes to 25% of the Focus Areas as defined in the Web3 Certification Association (W3CB) Blockchain+ Certification Exam Competencies.

Review all W3CB Focus Areas – Blockchain+ Certification Exam.

Certification Tracks

This Course is included in the following Certification Career Tracks:

BLOCKCHAIN CAREER TRACK

Includes:

  • Web3 Foundations
  • Blockchain Foundations
  • Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive
  • Blockchain Development Decision
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Blockchain+ Certification Exam