Blockchain for Business Course

The future of blockchain technology seems bright. It has already begun affecting many industries apart from just banking, finance or payments. It has made in-roads into notary, smart contracts, networking, IoT, gift cards and loyalty programs, digital identity, manufacturing and supply-chain communications.

According to Gartner, the business value-add of blockchain amongst enterprises worldwide will hit $38B by 2021 and grow to exceed $3T by 2030.

Business Value Add of Blockchain
Data, image courtesy of Gartner & Insolar

It’s more important than ever for business professionals to begin learning about blockchain technology from a business perspective to help improve the companies they work for improving speed, efficiency and bottom line.

The Linux Foundation has come up with just the course to meet this very goal via their newly launched Blockchain for Business certification course.

The core focus of the Blockchain for Business course is:-

  • To disclose business blockchain and distributed ledger technologies to audiences with varying experience.
  • Blockchain impact and potential for change around the world.
  • What are the immediate blockchain use cases in technology, business, and enterprise products and institutions
  • Gain familiarity with current Hyperledger projects and cross-industry use cases

The Linux Foundation is a non-profit technology consortium founded in 2000 as a merger between Open Source Development Labs and the Free Standards Group. It’s headquartered in San Francisco, USA with an estimated 150 employees.

The Blockchain for Business course is unlike any other blockchain course out there.The Linux Foundation

The program dives in deep to show you what blockchain can truly do – minus the hype!, discusses real-world use cases and applications to help you better understand blockchain technology and how you might leverage it in your own industry.

The course is divided into TWO main sections:-

  1. Blockchain: Understanding Its Main Uses-cases & Implications
  2. An Introduction to Hyperledger Technology

You can complete the course within 2-4 months spending 3-4 hours per week on the program.

The course is taught not by one but thirteen (13) instructors. This is a real plus point as many of the instructors are industry experts and have first-hand knowledge working with Blockchain technology and implementation.

Here are the instructors brief bios:-

  1. Stephen Curran
    Technical Architect, Cloud Compass Computing, Inc.
  2. Alejandro (Sasha) Vicente Grabovetsky
    CTO and Chief Data Scientist, AID:Tech
  3. Nicola Paoli
    Lead Blockchain Developer, AID:Tech
  4. Elliott Callender
    Founder & CEO, Nodeunlock
  5. Dylan Davis
    Knowledge Sharer, Nodeunlock
  6. Ernesto Lee
    CTO, Blockchain Training Alliance
  7. Kris Bennett
    Senior Instructor, Blockchain Training Alliance
  8. Rosa Santos
    Director of Education, Blockchain Training Alliance
  9. Alexandra Groetsema
    Developer & Project Manager, DLT.Education
  10. Navroop Sahdev
    FinTech and Blockchain Entrepreneur
  11. Nathalie Salami
    Blockchain Attorney, Fintech Portfolio
  12. Robert Schwentker
    President of DLT.Education
  13. Arianna Groetsema
    Developer at DLT.Education

For an additional fee, you have the opportunity to experience the full program and obtain a verified certificate of completion from The Linux Foundation.

Note: If you decide to enroll in this course, Blockchain Academy may receive a small fee directly from Linux Foundation.

Christine recently completed her masters degree from Curtin University, majoring in Computer Science. She has a strong passion for distributed technology, hence learned everything about blockchain and cryptocurrencies. She regularly contributes her thoughts and findings in our blog. Share your thoughts with her or just say 'hi!' in the comments section below.

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