Certified Blockchain Expert

Acquire a deep understanding of how blockchain works and how it impacts your organization and industry. You’ll delve into the history, evolution, and real-world applications of blockchain with an eye towards how these technologies influence executive decision making.

3.500€
(or 5 instalments of €720)

10 Weeks

8 hours/wk

English

Online

Methodology

We deliver a condensed learning experience through live classes, self-paced materials, teamwork, personalized feedback, coaching, curated readings and a final project.

Live Classes

Each week you will attend interactive live classes with world-class practitioners who work with Blockchain every day.

Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7-9pm CET

Self-Paced Materials

Learners will go through 2 to 4 hours per week of self-paced material covering theory.

Case Studies with Founders​

Attend live online sessions where case studies are discussed with the founders that are changing the world.

Tuesdays, 7-9pm CET

Final Project

The program ends with the completion of a Final Project, where students reveal the knowledge and skills acquired in the course of their studies. These projects must be completed in groups of 2-5 students.

Self-Paced Material

Learners will go through 2 to 4 hours per week of self-paced material covering theory.

Connect With Peers

Every week there will be optional opportunities to connect with peers in your cohort. Join a small group to discuss the latest news in the industry, attend/host a community deep-dive session, or discuss questions within the forum.

Certification

Upon completion of all tests, assignments and the Final Project, the student will become certified.

Instructors in this Program

Our instructors are practitioners who work with Blockchain every day​

Monica Singer

Director

ConsenSys

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Marta Piekarska

Head of Community

Balancer Labs

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Aaron Tobias

Self Sovereign Identity Lead

IBM

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Scott King

Blockchain Lead

ING

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Agata Ferreira

PhD Law

EU Blockchain Observatory

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Peter Busch

Product Owner DLT

BOSCH

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Heather Leigh Flannery

CEO/Founder

ConsenSys Health

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David Creer

Global DLT & Crypto Lead

GFT

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Yves-Michel Leporcher

Blockchain Expert

Groupe Renault

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Marcos Allende

Blockchain Specialist

Inter-American Development Bank

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Pricing & Financing options

€3.500 or 5 instalments of €720

Apply by September 31, 25% off

Apply in advance and get the best price

Bring a friend, 10% off

Bring your friends to study with you! For every friend that joins the program you and your friend get a 10% discount on tuition

100% Money-Back Guarantee​

Try it for 15 days and if you don’t like it, we’ll refund you 100% of the price. No questions asked.

Syllabus

BLOCK 1 - 16 hours

Understanding Blockchain Technology

Unit 1

Blockchain History

Unit 2

How Blockchain works

- Components (Nodes, Ledger, Miners, Hash function...)

- Blockchain Architecture

- Consensus Algorithms and Protocols

- Smart Contracts & DApps

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Components (Nodes, Ledger, Miners, Hash function...)

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Blockchain Architecture

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Consensus Algorithms and Protocols

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Smart Contracts & DApps

Unit 3

Blockchain types

- Public, Private, Consortium

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Public, Private, Consortium

Unit 4

Main technology overview

- Digital signatures, distributed systems, encryption/cryptography, Zero Knowledge Proof

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Digital signatures, distributed systems, encryption/cryptography, Zero Knowledge Proof

Unit 5

Cybersecurity

BLOCK 2 - 16 hours

Use Cases and New Business Models​

Unit 1

Self-Sovereign Identity

Unit 2

Money implementations

- CBDCs, Stablecoins, Cryptocurrencies

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CBDCs, Stablecoins, Cryptocurrencies

Unit 3

Finance, Capital Markets and Banking

- Security Tokens, Utility Tokens

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Security Tokens, Utility Tokens

Unit 4

Decentralized Finance

Unit 5

Supply Chain and Trade Finance

Unit 6

Health

- Clinical Trials, Drug Counterfeits, Health Records

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Clinical Trials, Drug Counterfeits, Health Records

Unit 7

Content Economy

- NFT, Music, Digital Art

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NFT, Music, Digital Art

BLOCK 3 - 4 hours

Legal and Governance

Unit 1

Governance

- Rules Definition, Standards

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Rules Definition, Standards

Unit 2

Consortia

- Types of Consortia and Key success factors

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Types of Consortia and Key success factors

Unit 3

Legal Considerations

- Intellectual Property

- Data Privacy and GDPR

- AML, MiCA

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Intellectual Property

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Data Privacy and GDPR

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AML, MiCA

BLOCK 4 - 12 hours

Deep Dive on Blockchain Technics

Unit 1

Blockchain & DLT Frameworks

- Ethereum and Hyperledger Besu​

- HyperLedger Fabric

- Corda

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HyperLedger Fabric

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Corda

Unit 2

Deep dive on blockchain technics

- A transaction on public blockchain: step by step

- A transaction on consortium blockchain: step by step

- Common consensus protocols and technical specifications

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A transaction on public blockchain: step by step

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A transaction on consortium blockchain: step by step

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Common consensus protocols and technical specifications

BLOCK 5 - 16 hours

Blockchain Architecture, Tooling, Data, Security and Code Considerations

Unit 1

Blockchain Architecture and Developer Tooling Considerations

- Architecture considerations

- Tooling consideration: quality insurance

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Architecture considerations

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Tooling consideration: quality insurance

Unit 2

Data, Security and Code Considerations

- Data considerations: Data cleansing, Data obfuscation & hiding

- Main vulnerabilities, Security requirements definition, Granting roles and access

- Green coding/energy efficiency, software failure impacts and mitigation techniques, deployment patterns, smart contracts complexity

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Data considerations: Data cleansing, Data obfuscation & hiding

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Main vulnerabilities, Security requirements definition, Granting roles and access

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Green coding/energy efficiency, software failure impacts and mitigation techniques, deployment patterns, smart contracts complexity

BLOCK 6 - 4 hours

Implementation of blockchain projects and Impact on companies

Unit 1

Impact on companies

- Impact on Ecosystems

- Impact on Competencies

- Impact on Strategy

- Impact on Information Systems

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Impact on Ecosystems

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Impact on Strategy

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Impact on Information Systems

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Impact on Competencies

Unit 2

How to estimate a project

- Tech costs, developer time, stakeholder time

- Marketing cost, legal cost...

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Tech costs, developer time, stakeholder time

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Marketing cost, legal cost...

Upcoming start dates

Nov 15, 2021

Cohort limited to 25 students

Jan 15, 2021

Cohort limited to 25 students

Application Process

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Personal Interview

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4

Welcome on Board

Once you are selected, you will be granted access to the Program!

Who is this Program for?

Why join European Tech School

Life-long Community

You'll be part of a growing community of the world's top talent. This is the place where founders, investors, creatives and developers connect

Earn a Certificate

Stay ahead of the curve by building your reputation in the most demanded skill in the market today.

Learn from World-Class Experts

Learn directly from practitioners who work at the companies changing the world.

Best Scientifically Proven Learning Methodology

You can’t acquire Blockchain skills by simply reading about them. Be ready to get your hands dirty and to start learning by doing.

From the Comfort of Your Home

A mix of live online classes with dedicated instructors, self-paced materials, case studies with real founders and community-led debates.

100% Money-Back Guarantee​

Try it for 15 days and if you don’t like it, we’ll refund you 100% of the price. No questions asked.

Learn from World-Class Experts

Learn directly from practitioners who work at the companies changing the world.

Best Scientifically Proven Learning Methodology

You can’t acquire Blockchain skills by simply reading about them. Be ready to get your hands dirty and to start learning by doing.

From the Comfort of Your Home

A mix of live online classes with dedicated instructors, self-paced materials, case studies with real founders and community-led debates.

Life-long Community

You'll be part of a growing community of the world's top talent. This is the place where founders, investors, creatives and developers connect

Earn a Certificate

Stay ahead of the curve by building your reputation in the most demanded skill in the market today.

100% Money-Back Guarantee​

Try it for 15 days and if you don’t like it, we’ll refund you 100% of the price. No questions asked.

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