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Introduction to Blockchain and Ethereum (BCI)

Course Description Schedule
 

Course Overview

A full day all intensive session.

Everything and anything you need to know about the blockchain.

Topics covered will not only give you a good understanding of the blockchain and how it works but also discuss current and future applications and how they are being implemented to change the world. The course is continuously updated to provide the most currently relevant information.

Prerequisites

No prior blockchain knowledge is needed.

Course Content

Morning Session
Theory & Fundamentals
  • Blockchain Overview and Fundamentals: What is a blockchain and why is it a technological paradigm shift. Technological acumen for blockchain networks, distributed ledger technology and cryptographic fundamentals
  • Merkle trees, cryptographic hashes and consensus networks. The actual technical workings that make truly decentralized technology possible and safe.
  • Understanding Ethereum: history, current state and future outlook of one of the most prominent blockchain technologies
    • Activity – creation of user account on Ethereum and live transaction auditing (15mins)
  • Ethereum Virtual Machine Introduction to one of the worlds first decentralized “computers”.
  • Cryptocurrency, Mining, Wallets, security, exchanges and investing. How does Bitcoin & co work and how is it mined, stored and traded?
    • Activity – buying and transacting with cryptocurrency (15mins)
Afternoon Session
Practical Applications & Discussion
  • Proof of Work vs Proof of Stake, how trust and actual consensus is maintained on the blockchain.
  • Overview of decentralized Applications (DApps), software running on the blockchain. DFAO’s and the infamous hardforks on Ethereum explained.
  • Ethereum community and innovation mechanisms. How does the community operate and innovate?
  • Use cases and practical implementations, examples and discussion.
    • Activity: Discussion around participant ideas and development (1 hour)
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 1 day

Price (excl. VAT)
  • Eastern Europe: 890.- €
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Schedule

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