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Executive Blockchain Course

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

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. 

Commitment: 14 hours (2 days)
Investment: $1,995

What You'll Learn

  • 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)

You'll Walk Away With

  • 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)