50 Hours – 4-Week BLOCKCHAIN Course for Business Managers

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Program Overview & Key Highlights

The Learner will be able to understand the Blockchain basics, different components of Blockchain in all details, usage of smart contracts, security and vulnerabilities of Blockchain networks, where & why to use Blockchain, distributed governance and related organizational changes and how does the Blockchain future looks like. The course is being delivered by architects and consultants who are subject matter experts and are involved in developing solutions to industry use cases in classroom setting. This course will also touch upon different use cases across different business domains with interactive hands-on lab and continued access for 6 months. One industry use case will be discussed in detail including all Blockchain components.

Key Highlights:

  • a. Designed for Business Managers, Influencers and Technology Decision Makers
  • b. 50 hours / 4 weeks in class learning
  • c. Projects and assignments
  • d. Hands-On Lab and continued access for 6 months
  • e. Timely doubt resolution
  • f. One-on-One with industry mentors and Blockchain architects

What You’ll Learn

Blockchain fundamentals, different components of Blockchain networks, Blockchain security, Smart contracts and usage, where to use Blockchain, how to decide on the best fit protocol for a specific use case, future of Blockchain

  • Blockchain and its Impact? – 1 Hours
    • Definition of a Blockchain; Why Blockchain is better than a traditional systems
    • History of Bitcoin; Blockchain Industry Developments
  • Cryptography & Blockchain Concepts – 2 Hours
    • Asymmetric & Symmetric cryptography
    • Data Structures in Blockchain – Ledgers, Blocks, Transaction and Understanding Wallets
  • Distributed Ledgers and P2P Networks – 2 Hours
    • P2P Architectures and advantages of P2P Paradigm
    • Decentralized applications (dApps) and DLT’s as a backbone
  • Use Cases & Applications – 3 Hours
    • Describing some use cases*
    • Blockchain Challenges – Adoption & Technical; Where NOT to Use Blockchain
  • Decentralization – 1 Hours
    • Reliance on Intermediaries in Legacy Systems
    • Definition of Decentralization – Levels & Extents
    • Offchain & Onchain
  • Understanding Immutability and Consensus Mechanisms – 2 Hours
    • Understanding Immutability
    • Requirement of Establishing Consensus and Consensus Mechanisms (PoW (Double Spend Problem), PoS, PoET Mechanisms
  • Blockchain Classifications – 1 Hours
    • Types of Blockchain & their Features – Private, Public, and Permissioned Blockchain
  • Smart Contracts and Logic Tier – 4 Hours
    • Smart Contracts as the next Logical Frontier
    • Definition of Smart Contracts
    • Applicability of Smart Contracts
  • QUIZ – 1 Hours
  • The Blockchain Ecosystem – 2 Hours
    • Blockchain Design Principles (SBDS – Blockchain Decisioning System)
    • Industry pioneers, venture capitalists, developers, governments, regulators, leaders, and end users
    • Blockchain Implementation Challenges
  • Understanding the Best Fit – 3 Hours
    • Comparisons of different Blockchain platforms and their salient features (Hyperledger, Ethereum, multichain etc.)
    • Understanding Business Scenarios and Factors that Help in Deciding Platform
  • Architecting the Solution – 4 Hours
    • Combining Drivers to Choose the Best Blockchain Solution
    • Costing Models and Scenario Analysis
    • Building Monoliths v/s Scalability
    • Re-architecting the Firm & New Business Models
  • Blockchain adoption by Management and CxO responsibilities in the new world – 5 Hours
    • New evolving business model with Blockchain
    • Building RoI for a Blockchain Use-case
    • Benefits of Blockchain in Financial and other audits and how the technology can help in fraud detection / prevention
    • Transformation in management model and the roles of C-Suite
    • Leadership for the Next Era
  • QUIZ – 1 Hours
  • Vulnerabilities of Blockchains – 3 Hours
    • Awareness of Blockchain Implementations – Privacy & Control
    • Usability challenges – Key management
  • Testing Blockchains and dApps, Basics of API Architecture – 4 Hours
    • Architecting Blockchain Solutions
    • Importance of Testing and QA
    • Validation & Standardization of Smart Contracts
    • Testing Blockchains and dApps
    • Basics of API Architecture
    • Throughput analysis and benchmarking
  • Understanding Testing standards & methodology for Blockchains – 3 Hours
    • Limitation of existing tools and methods
    • Use of automation tools & scripting
  • QUIZ – 3 Hours
  • Other Blockchain Development Networks – 3 Hours
    • Limitations of Bitcoin and Ethereum Networks
    • Usability challenges – Key management
    • Multi-chain, Tendermint, Corda, Stellar and other Development Applications
    • Salient Features
    • Use Cases*
  • Multilayer Middleware and Design – 3 Hours
    • A thought on Blockchain with IOT, AI/ML*
    • Design Considerations
  • d-Governance: Impact of Blockchain – 4 Hours
    • Leadership for Next ERA
    • Blockchain in Enterprises
    • Introduction to Scaling and Production
    • Utilities of Blockchain in the Future
    • d-Governance: Impact of Blockchain
  • QUIZ & EXAMINATION – 3 Hours
  • Project
    • Project work (Off site, Cloud VM for individual trainee, email Q&A, Final review)

Prerequisites

Conceptual knowledge of Blockchain, Deep understanding of any one Business Domain, How Business architect and Technology architect work together

Certifications & Lab Access

Blockchain Fundamentals advance Certification powered by ZEEVE & CERTIZA and Blockchain Lab access for 6 months

Who Should Attend?

Business Managers, Influencers and Technical decision makers.

Ravi Chamria

ITpreneur and Blockchain thought leader backed by 20+ years of experience in creating IT products and ventures in the areas of Fintech, InsurTech, Supply Chain and eCommerce. Ravi has been an evangelist and early adopter of Blockchain Technology and has designed various products and solutions. As founder of Sofocle Technologies, a leading Enterprise Blockchain company in the world, Ravi has experience of more than 3 years in Blockchain and Smart Contracts.

Ravi has been a keynote speaker and moderator for Blockchain in various conferences and seminars across the globe. Has conducted workshops for various Banks and Enterprises.

Ghan Vashishtha

Technology enthusiast and inventive speaker on Blockchain, IOT, AI/ML with more than a decade of expertise in niche industry sets including Telecommunication, Defense & Aerospace and Media & Broadcasting. Exploring futuristic technology trends and innovating Blockchain platforms for supply chains, Fintech and Energy segments intriguing IoT, Big Data & AI/ML. In past has played an Integral role in migration to VOIP when twisted pair ruled the world. Led game changing, futuristic & combat ready solutions for international Defense market.

Jeeven Saini

Blockchain enthusiast and a global Leader backed by 30+ years of exceptional experience in setting up technology delivery units, delivering TCO reduction, building high performing teams, delivering innovative business solutions, managing technology risk & security and large transformational programs for global IT organizations and Banks across India, APAC, Middle-East, Europe and North America.

A leader with more than 4000 hours of global experience in mentoring, coaching and training covering more than 1000 professionals at different levels.

Sankalp Sharma

Blockchain Architect, Innovating and leading a team of engineers in the space of distributed systems, supervising development in variety of products in different domains like, Fintech, Supply-chain, Insurance, Healthcare etc.