This course has been designed for business executives looking to understand how to approach the development and implementation of a blockchain project. The course will focus the major elements of blockchain projects, organizational issues and strategies for success.
This course will provide executives with a methodology to approach the development of a relevant use case for blockchain, considerations related to business architecture, selecting a proof of concept, and preparation for trials and implementation.
Blockchains are implemented using distributed ledger technology. Popularized by the introduction of Bitcoin in 2008, they have become a source of technological innovation on a global scale. Blockchains are being used to gain process efficiencies, reduce costs, improve auditability, and automate labor intensive tasks. Their unique properties allow many sources of value to be exchanged without the need for 3rd party intermediaries.
This course is designed to advance executive understanding of blockchains, assist in moving beyond general knowledge of the topic to identifying potential use cases, and understanding the elements that need to be established for successful use of blockchain technology.
- Upon completion of this course participants will:
- Learn how to identify potential use cases for blockchain
- Learn how private blockchains differ from public blockchains
- Learn about the business architecture considerations related to blockchain projects
- Understand the major organizational considerations related to decentralized applications
- Learn how to begin organizing a proof of concept for blockchain
In-person, interactive classroom setting
- Corporate executives from the C-suite or line of business responsible for improving business functions and identifying technologies that can enhance business results
- Senior IT staff who have a basic understanding of blockchains and want to learn more about their business value
- Corporate strategy professionals looking to understand the role of blockchains and their potential impact on strategy