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Ce que vous allez apprendre

  • Explain how blockchain works.

  • Articulate the key technical aspects, such as decentralization and consensus algorithms.

  • Describe the strengths and weaknesses of cryptocurrency as an asset and a payment mechanism.

  • Evaluate tradeoffs of blockchain as a business solution.

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Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

Semaine
1

Semaine 1

1 heure pour terminer

Introduction

1 heure pour terminer
2 vidéos (Total 14 min), 3 lectures
2 vidéos
Fintech Innovations: Series Introduction8 min
3 lectures
Syllabus10 min
Help Us Learn More About You!10 min
Learning from a Case10 min
Semaine
2

Semaine 2

2 heures pour terminer

Introduction to Blockchain and Crypto

2 heures pour terminer
9 vidéos (Total 64 min), 2 lectures, 2 quiz
9 vidéos
Introduction to Blockchain5 min
Classifying blockchain technologies7 min
Identities on the Blockchain6 min
Blockchain Data8 min
Blockchain Network and Data Processing8 min
Blockchain Consensus: What is it and Why do We Need It?4 min
Blockchain Consensus: Generic Consensus Models13 min
Putting the Concepts Together: Reading an Actual Blockchain4 min
2 lectures
Case Reading: Big Winnings10 min
Case Reading: Beginning with Blockchain10 min
2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Case Discussion Partcipation5 min
End of Module Quiz30 min
Semaine
3

Semaine 3

3 heures pour terminer

Blockchain as an Asset

3 heures pour terminer
8 vidéos (Total 65 min), 2 lectures, 2 quiz
8 vidéos
Proof-of-work (Mining): Concept4 min
Proof-of-work (Mining): Implementation9 min
Proof-of-work (Mining): Business Models10 min
Examples of alternative consensus protocols: Proof-of-stake7 min
Introduction to Ethereum6 min
Smart contract: The Concept6 min
Smart contract: The Application9 min
2 lectures
Case Reading: Mining for Bitcoin10 min
Case Reading: Scoping Out Ethereum10 min
2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Case Discussion Partcipation5 min
End of Module Quiz30 min
Semaine
4

Semaine 4

3 heures pour terminer

Blockchain as a Business

3 heures pour terminer
6 vidéos (Total 55 min), 3 lectures, 2 quiz
6 vidéos
Buying and Selling Cryptocurrencies: Overview; Wallet & Key Storage13 min
Buying and selling cryptocurrencies: Using crypto exchanges9 min
Key crypto risk factors: Exchange risks7 min
Key Crypto Risk Factors: Supply, Cybersecurity, and Centralization8 min
Crypto Risk Factors: Utility and Sentiment8 min
3 lectures
Case Reading: Studying the Cryptocurrency Market10 min
Case Reading: Risky Business10 min
Course Feedback10 min
2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Case Discussion Partcipation5 min
End of Module Quiz30 min

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À propos du Spécialisation Financial Technology (Fintech) Innovations

This specialization is intended to familiarize learners with a broad range of financial technologies. While finance has always been at the forefront of technological innovation, the financial industry is changing rapidly in the face of new technology. In the past, at the forefront of innovation in finance were central governments and financial institutions. Today, information technology firms and professionals are leading innovation in the financial industry. Our goal is to show learners the genesis and use cases of the technology. We hope to familiarize professionals sufficiently with the technology that they can utilize and adapt the technologies in their careers....
Financial Technology (Fintech) Innovations

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