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Executive Blockchain Course


  • University of Calgary Downtown Campus 906 8 Avenue Southwest Calgary, AB, T2P 1H9 Canada (map)

November Session - Built for executives, management and business owners, this two day course will provide a detailed insight into blockchain and the significant opportunities and risks that it brings to your company. The course will include live demos and case studies. 


Course Details

  • What is blockchain? A distributed ledger technology which facilitates tamper-proof business transactions

  • Blockchain history: how did we get here?

  • Business management and blockchain: how to deal with the sudden change technology has brought to the traditional business world, what to expect in the next 10 years?

  • How is blockchain changing: Procurement, Transportation and Logistics, Warehousing, Invoice Settlement

  • Impacts of smart contracts on Legal, Regulatory and M&A activity

  • Internet of Agreements (IoA): legal considerations for smart contracts

  • Sharing transaction data across a blockchain network: an opportunity or a risk?

  • Disruptive technology trends beyond blockchain: Cloud Computing, IoT, Artificial Intelligence - how are they changing your profession and how is human performance affected by these changes?

  • Decision making and hands-on project work in blockchain (non-technical)


Topics of Instruction

  • A business understanding of industrial blockchain, a distributed ledger technology which facilitates tamper-proof business transactions

  • The ability to apply distributed ledger principles, the backbone of blockchain, to current business models

  • An evaluation of the impact of blockchain to current businesses in industries such as oil and gas, manufacturing, health, science and retail

  • An understanding of the differences between industrial blockchain transactions and cryptocurrency transactions

  • Advancing a blockchain project from idea to production (no coding, purely as a business team)

Earlier Event: November 6
Blockchain for Business
Later Event: December 5
Blockchain Technology