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Bocconi University - Bitcoin and Blockchain Program

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5 weeks
Full time/part time
Diploma / certificate
Online / Distance
Cape Town
English
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Program description

Bitcoin and Blockchain Program

Explore the power of Bitcoin and blockchain technology, and learn to implement blockchain solutions that unlock business opportunities.

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from Bocconi University.

Blockchain technology’s power to cut costs and mitigate risks has sparked buy-in from large enterprises and private individuals across the globe. Regardless of the controversy and speculation surrounding Bitcoin, blockchain – the basis of such cryptocurrencies – has immense potential. While blockchain technology was initially designed to upend the traditional banking system, it’s starting to transform numerous other sectors too.

The SDA Bocconi School of Management Bitcoin and Blockchain Program cuts through the hype by exploring the technical pillars that underpin these technologies. Over five weeks, you’ll examine blockchain’s capabilities and how it applies to Bitcoin, as well as the associated regulatory frameworks and challenges. Designed by expert faculty, the program will help you make informed decisions about incorporating blockchain technology into your organization. You’ll walk away with insights into the practical applications of the technology to unlock new business opportunities and, ultimately, competitive advantage.

Admission requirements

Is this program for you?

Blockchain capabilities have topped the list of in-demand skills around the world.1 This program is ideally suited to individuals driven to remain relevant by upskilling to address this new business need. Leaders from various industries will expand their understanding of blockchain’s technological pillars to take advantage of its business applications. Similarly, lawyers, accountants, analysts, consultants and tech professionals will gain insight into industry applications alongside a cohort of like-minded professionals.


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Program content

Course curriculum

Unlock the business value of blockchain as you work through the weekly modules of this online program.

Orientation module

Welcome to your Online Campus

Module 1

Introduction to blockchain

Module 2

Bitcoin explained in 5 Ws

Module 3

Blockchain tools and landscape

Module 4

Implementing blockchain

Module 5

Current blockchain challenges and the future of this technology

Program delivery

Duration:

  • Duration: 5 weeks (excluding orientation)
  • 6–8 hours per week- Self-paced learning online

Qualification

About the certificate

Learn about Bitcoin and blockchain technology, and earn an official certificate of completion from SDA Bocconi School of Management.

Assessment is continuous and based on a series of practical assignments completed online. In order to be issued with a certificate, you’ll need to meet the requirements outlined in the program handbook. The handbook will be made available to you as soon as you begin the program.

Your certificate will be issued in your legal name and sent to you upon successful completion of the program, as per the stipulated requirements.

What will set you apart

On completion of this course, you’ll walk away with:

  • A comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals, regulatory frameworks and real-world capabilities of Bitcoin and blockchain technologies.
  • The skills to harness blockchain tools within your business in order to secure a competitive advantage.
  • Insight into the value of decentralization and its potential to enable business success.

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