Blockchain: Disruptive Technology

October 5, 2021 - November 30, 2021
Blockchain: Disruptive Technology
MIT Professional Education


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Overview

As one of the most important drivers of digital transformation, Blockchain has disrupted accepted ways of doing business—and it’s here to stay. In our eight-week Blockchain: Disruptive Technology program, you’ll acquire expert insights into the fundamentals and practical applications of this new technology in order to reach new heights in your business ventures. You will further learn to apply this technology for maximum benefit in digital transformation projects.

Participant Takeaways
  • Understand the historical, technological, and commercial forces that have led to the emergence of Blockchain.
  • Analyze Blockchain’s impact across industries, and of course, in your own business.
  • Master the fundamentals of Blockchain technology, including distributed ledgers, blocks, chains, encryption, PKIs (public and private key infrastructure), hashing, and consensus mechanisms: proof-of-work (PoW) and proof-of-stake (PoS).
  • Learn about the Blockchain Ethereum network, its many customers, and its potential implementations and applications.
  • Become familiar with the growing range of Blockchain applications, including bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, intelligent contracts, and digital signatures.

 

For more information, please visit the MIT Professional Education course listing here.

  • Overview

    As one of the most important drivers of digital transformation, Blockchain has disrupted accepted ways of doing business—and it’s here to stay. In our eight-week Blockchain: Disruptive Technology program, you’ll acquire expert insights into the fundamentals and practical applications of this new technology in order to reach new heights in your business ventures. You will further learn to apply this technology for maximum benefit in digital transformation projects.

    Participant Takeaways
    • Understand the historical, technological, and commercial forces that have led to the emergence of Blockchain.
    • Analyze Blockchain’s impact across industries, and of course, in your own business.
    • Master the fundamentals of Blockchain technology, including distributed ledgers, blocks, chains, encryption, PKIs (public and private key infrastructure), hashing, and consensus mechanisms: proof-of-work (PoW) and proof-of-stake (PoS).
    • Learn about the Blockchain Ethereum network, its many customers, and its potential implementations and applications.
    • Become familiar with the growing range of Blockchain applications, including bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, intelligent contracts, and digital signatures.

     

    For more information, please visit the MIT Professional Education course listing here.

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