Full course description
Blockchain has started the process, some say revolution, of transforming our “analog” assets into “digital” assets. Blockchain leverages fundamental computing advances within cryptography, distributed systems, and peer-to-peer networks to create a global system for individuals to acquire, hold and transact with digital assets without the need for a centralized party acting as a guarantor.
While much of the news coverage is about cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and their rapidly increasing asset values, these are but minuscule implementations of Blockchain that may or may not survive in the medium to long term. The business imperative of Blockchain is much broader—how do we conduct business (1) without creating large-scale inequities, (2) without giving power to stakeholders who do not add value, and (3) by distributing power to consumers and business partners rather than centralizing power.
The course is a six week online synchronous course. Participants meet once a week on Tuesdays from 7:00-8:30pm ET to meet with the instructors and apply their learning.