Corso Blockchain Essentials: An Introduction
Course delivered in English
Access: Free Online Course (Audit)
Everything you need to get a non-technical overview of blockchains
What is a blockchain? This free Blockchain Essentials taster offers a high-level overview of blockchain technology for a non-technical audience.
You will get a basic understanding of technical fundamentals, discover how smart contracts work, and explore real life blockchain use cases.
You will also cover technical and social discourses surrounding this powerful yet often misunderstood technology.
If you are not a developer but would still like to get a comprehensive introduction to blockchain technology, this free taster is for you!
What you will get
This taster covers the basics of blockchain technology and public and enterprise networks.
- Introduction: What is blockchain?
- History of Blockchain
- Data & Databases
- Networks & Protocols
- Cryptographic Fundamentals
- Finding Consensus
- Deployment Patterns: From Public to Private Blockchains
- All About Smart Contracts
- Blockchain Use Cases
- Blockchain Discourse
- Ethics & Future Implications
- Try It Yourself!
- Self-Assessment Quiz
What to expect:
This course is designed for anyone who wants to get a comprenensive bird's eye view of blockchains and some of their advantages and disadvantages.
Recommended experience: None. You do not need any programming experience or prior knowledge about blockchain to join this free introductory course.
Requirements: A computer with at least 8 GB RAM and 50GB free hard-disk space.
Workload: 20 hours of text, videos, animations and quizzes. This free taster is self paced and does not have support from our expert mentors and instructors.
This course is managed by the external partner B9lab Academy. In order to take this course you will need to register on their Academy platform where you can take advantage of this and many other courses on offer.
B9lab Academy shall issue a Certificate for completing this course. Once you have finished the course, go back to the course page in Guilds42 to upload an evidence of completion (screenshot jpg / png / pdf). Your document will be evaluated and if appropriate and verifiable, you will find this certification validated in the dashboard.
Founded in 2015, B9lab teach bleeding-edge tech to gifted developers giving them access to high paying jobs whatever their financial background. Our goal is to fill the talent gap with diverse, skilled and dedicated individuals.
B9lab Academy is the education arm of B9lab www.b9lab.com the blockchain tech adoption specialists.
Completing general introduction to blockchains will equip you with the foundation you need to further your learning one of the technology with the highest impact and potential for change.
- Empowered Learning & Job Preparedness
- Set goals and create a personal action plan to support a Blockchain journey.
- Preparing for Job-readiness
- Planning for personal and professional growth
- Planning and Producing a portfolio
- Developing professional attitudes
B9lab Academy is the world's leading provider of blockchain education and training. Through our online academy, on-site workshops and talent services, B9lab has trained over 17,000 students from 125 countries. B9lab works with clients ranging from leading global institutions to talented independent developers all over the world.