Certified Blockchain Business Professional

Certified Blockchain Business Professional

The blockchain is going to change everything more than the internet has. – Brock Pierce

The Blockchain Business Professional Program provides business leaders with the knowledge, strategy, and implementation framework to deploy blockchain technology solutions. In addition to cost reduction and strengthened security, leaders will find new areas of growth leveraging blockchain.
Comprised of self-paced learning and live instructor-led workshops, this comprehensive program allows professionals to learn at their own pace and attend regularly scheduled live seminars as they are available. The idea-building and business planning workshops within the Enterprise Blockchain Strategy course pull together this certificate program’s key lessons.

Certificate of Completion and BCA Certification:
This program’s completion provides you with a Certificate of Completion and prepares you to sit for the Certified Blockchain Business Profesional exam through the Blockchain Certification Association (“BCA”). You have two attempts to achieve 80% or greater on the assessment. BCA’s AI Proctored Examination allows you to take the evaluation remotely from your home or office. The BCA exam fee is included with this program.

Questions We’ll Explore

  • How will blockchain change business as we know it?
  • How do you plan blockchain projects?
  • What is a smart contract, and how is it audited?
  • Which blockchain technology should you use?
  • How do you form a blockchain development team?
  • What support and services are available for enterprises?
  • What tech stack and tools should your developers use?
  • What existing infrastructure is available to build on?

Industry Elective:
An industry course elective is included with your program. At your option, you may elect to take Blockchain for Supply Chain, Finance, Accountants, Healthcare, Insurance Lawyers, or Regulatory Environment.

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 95 Total Hours
  • OnDemand: 70 Hours
  • LIVE Instructor: 25 Hours
  • Tuition: $2,495
Courses in this ProgramHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 Hour LIVE Online
Blockchain Foundations 15 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain and Bitcoin Intensive 10 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Development Decision10 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Key Management5 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Enterprise Blockchain Strategy15 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Enterprise Blockchain Strategy Workshop10 HoursLIVE - Instructor Led
Introduction to the Agile Blockchain 5 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Industry Elective (optional)10 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
LIVE Instructor AMA - Weekly5 HoursLIVE - Instructor Led
Blockchain LAB (no-code)5 Hours LIVE Online - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Pitch Competition 5 HoursLIVE Online - Project Based

Upcoming LIVE Instruction Dates

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Blockchain for Business Program Objectives

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

Ability to utilize, interpret and create smart contracts, consensus protocols, and public vs. private chains

Extensive understanding of the decisions and participants in a successful blockchain implementation

Understanding of the comparison of various blockchain platforms – Open Source and Commercial

Proficiency in hosting and mining options

Knowledge of associated technologies

Competent understanding of the primary programming languages (no prior coding experience required)

Insight into the security power of blockchain

Comprehension of the blockchain architecture utilized for building a private or hybrid blockchain

An in-depth analysis into various blockchain use cases in different sectors and industries

Evaluation and development of strategic planning models to make use of blockchain for your industry needs

Certificate of Completion

Eligible for BCA Exam (exam fee included in your tuition)

  • Blockchain Business Professional Certification
  • Issuing Body: Blockchain Certification Association (BCA)

Prerequisites

No prior blockchain or computer programming experience is required.

Target Audience

Specific job titles that would benefit from this program include CFO, Treasurer, Accountant, Auditor, Controller, IT Systems Manager, Researchers, Marketing, Sales, and aspiring accounting professionals.

Sample Course Content

COURSE 1: Blockchain Foundations

  • Module 1: Blockchain Background and Basics
  • Module 2: Different Types of Blockchains
  • Module 3: Consensus
  • Module 4: Cryptography and Hashing
  • Module 5: Smart Contracts
  • Module 6: Blockchain Wallets
  • Module 7: Pros and Cons
  • Module 8: Public Blockchain-Based Applications
  • Module 9: Blockchain and Crypto Regulation
  • Module 10: Regulatory Reporting
  • Module 11: Distributed Autonomous Organizations
  • Module 12: Blockchain Today
  • Module 13: The Trilemma

COURSE 2: Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive

  • Module 1: Bitcoin Overview
  • Module 2: Technical Limitations & Mining Introduction
  • Module 3: Mining
  • Module 4: Bitcoin vs Protocols 2.0, 3.0, 4.0…etc.
  • Module 5: The New Database
  • Module 6: Payments, Voting and other Use Cases
  • Module 7: What’s next?

COURSE 3: Blockchain Development Decision

  • Module 1 – Development Essentials
  • Module 2 – Platforms
  • Module 3 – Hosting and Mining Decisions
  • Module 4 – Associated Technologies
  • Module 5 – Development Languages
  • Module 6 – Security and Implementation Goals
  • Module 7 – Risk Management
  • Module 8 – Digital Transformation & Summary

COURSE 4: Key Management

  • Module 1: Key Management Overview
  • Module 2: Key Generation
  • Module 3: Key Management and Storage
  • Module 4: Risks

COURSE 5: Enterprise Blockchain Strategy

  • Module 1: Basics of Blockchain Part 1
  • Module 2: Basics of Blockchain Part 2
  • Module 3: Understanding Smart Contracts
  • Module 4: Blockchain Security / Risk
  • Module 5: Understanding ICO’s and Cryptocurrencies
  • Module 6: DAO
  • Module 7: Use case examples of how blockchains are being used today
  • Module 8: Blockchain Use case Solution Workshop
  • Module 9: Blockchain Pros and Cons
  • Module 10: Barriers to Adoption
  • Module 11: How to prepare you firm for blockchain
  • Module 12: Regulatory Impact on Blockchain
  • Module 13: What does Blockchain Future Look Like?
  • Module 14: Leading in a Technological Disruptive Market

COURSE 6: Introduction to the Agile Blockchain

  • Lesson 1: Agile Methodologies and the Blockchain Layers
  • Lesson 2: Scrum, Lean, XP, and DevOps Methodologies
  • Lesson 3: Agile Economics, working incrementally
  • Lesson 4: Backlog, Sprints/Iterations, Velocity, Stories, Points, Working Product Increments
  • Lesson 5: Events: Vision, Planning, Daily Stand Up, Refinement
  • Lesson 6: Reviewing and Improving based on working products
  • Lesson 7: Release on demand
  • Lesson 8: The unique aspects of the Blockchain layer in the Agile strategy

Industry Elective (optional)
Blockchain Lab
Pitch Competition
LIVE Weekly Instructor AMAs (Ask Me Anything)

Program Info

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollmen
  • Location: LIVE Instructor Led Online & OnDemand
  • Tuition: $2,495
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 95 Total Hours
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Additional Information

  • Guest Lectures & Networking
  • Blockchain LAB (no-code)
  • Weekly LIVE Instructor AMAs
  • Blockchain Pitch Completion

Exam Voucher Included

  • Blockchain Project Manager Certification
  • Issuing Body: Blockchain Certification Association (BCA)

120 Total Hours

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