BPM 101 - Module 1 - Understanding Blockchain

This is the first of three modules that focuses on preparing graduates to understand blockchain, project management and how to apply the success principles of Project Management to Blockchain / Cryptocurrencies projects. Each module is 30 hours.
BPM 101 - Module 1 - Understanding Blockchain

Course curriculum

  • 2
    Week 1 - Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
    • Week 1 Overview FREE PREVIEW
    • In the Beginning FREE PREVIEW
    • Video: and Text: Blockchain came from Bitcoin
    • Video: and Text: Why blockchain matters more than you think
    • Video and Text: What is blockchain and what is it going to change
    • Video and Text: How does a blockchain work
    • Video and Text: Overview of blockchain
    • Week 1 - Quiz 1
    • Video and Text: Blockchain Technology - Basics
    • Video and Text: The Evolution of Blockchain Technology
    • Week 1 - Quiz 2
    • Video and Text: Introduction to the Decentralized Web
    • Video and Text: Introduction to the Distributed Organization
    • Week 1 - Quiz 3
    • Video and Text: Introduction to Distributed Ledgers
    • Video and Text: Introduction to Smart Contracts
    • Week 1 - Quiz 4
    • Video and Text: Introduction to Distributed Applications
    • Video and Text: Introduction to the Internet of Value
    • Week 1 - Quiz 5
    • Video and Text : Introduction to the Token Economy
    • Week 1 - Quiz 6
    • What is Cryptocurrency
    • Video and Text: Introduction to how Bitcoin works
    • Video and Text: An explanation of Cryptocurrencies
    • Video and Text: An example of the Digital Economy
    • Week 1 - Quiz 7
    • Student Discussion forum for Week 1 - Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
    • Writing Assignment: Create Action Plan
  • 3
    Week 2 - Introduction to Networks and Platforms
    • Part 1 - Introduction to Blockchain Networks
    • Types of Blockchain Networks
    • Reading Assignment: Types of Blockchains
    • The Difference Between Permissionless and Permissioned Blockchains
    • Week 2 - Quiz 1
    • Strengths and Weaknesses of Blockchain Networks
    • Reading Assignment: Buterin - On Public and Private Blockchains
    • Reading Assignment: The 4 Types of Blockchain Networks Explained
    • Writing Assignment: Key Ideas
    • Week 2 - Quiz 2
    • Blockchain Network Security
    • Blockchain Security
    • Reading Assignment: - How a Leading Cyber Security Company Uses Blockchain to Prevent Data Tampering
    • Week 2 - Quiz 3
    • Part 2 - Introduction to Blockchain Platforms FREE PREVIEW
    • Hyperledger Applications and Tools
    • Hyperledger Fabric Explained
    • Reading Assignment: Hyperledger Exec: Blockchain Will Diminish Power of Tech Giants like Google
    • Writing Assignment: Creative
    • Reading Assignment: Decentralized Voting Platform Built on Hyperledger Sawtooth
    • Week 2 - Quiz 4
    • Hyperledger vs. Permissionless Blockchains
    • Reading Assignment: Hyperledger and Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
    • Ethereum vs.Hyperledger Fabric
    • Reading Assignment: What is the Ethereum Alliance?
    • Writing Assignment: Creative
    • Week 2 - Quiz 5
    • Cryptocurrency Tokens
    • What is the difference between a cryptocurrency coin and a token?
    • Reading Assignment: Guide to Crypto Token Types
    • Writing Assignment: What are platforms?
    • Reading Assignment: What is the Howey Test?
    • Week 2 - Quiz 6
    • Smart Contracts
    • Smart contracts - Simply Explained
    • Reading Assignment: Decentralized Applications
    • Reading Assignment: 10 Challenges to the Adoption of Smart Contracts
    • Writing Assignment: Smart Contract
    • Week 2 - Quiz 7
    • Student Discussion forum for Week 2 - Introduction to Networks and Platforms
    • Writing Assignment: Create Action Plan
  • 4
    Week 3 - Blockchain Real World Use Cases
    • Welcome to Introduction to Real World Blockchain Use Cases FREE PREVIEW
    • Introductory Video to Blockchain Use Cases FREE PREVIEW
    • Reading Assignment: The definition of a Blockchain Use Case
    • Writing Assignment: Creative
    • Week 3 - Quiz 1
    • Real World Use Cases - Supply Chain
    • Why blockchain in Supply Chain FREE PREVIEW
    • Supply Chain on the Blockchain
    • Reading Assignment: Key Questions in Supply Chain
    • Reading Assignment: ZTE-Case-Study
    • Writing Assignment: Creative
    • Week 3 - Quiz 2
    • Real World Use Cases - Manufacturing
    • Reading Assignment: Why blockchain in Manufacturing
    • SyncFab - Manufacturing
    • About the Manufacturing Institute
    • Writing Assignment: Creative
    • Week 3 - Quiz 3
    • Real World Use Cases - Financial Industry
    • Why blockchain in the Financial Industry
    • Reading Assignment: CFA Institute
    • Reading Assignment: Finance - Ripple blockchain
    • Writing Assignment: Creative
    • Week 3 - Quiz 4
    • Real World Use Cases - Healthcare
    • Why Blockchain in Healthcare
    • Using blockchain in healthcare | ZDNet
    • How Arizona Care Network uses Care.Wallet
    • Writing Assignment: Creative
    • Week 3 - Quiz 5
    • Real World Use Cases - Automotive Industry
    • Why Blockchain in the Automotive Industry
    • Daimler and LBBW successfully utilize blockchain technology
    • Writing Assignment: Creative
    • Week 3 - Quiz 6
    • Real World Use Cases - Cyber Security
    • Why Blockchain in Cyber Security
    • Reading Assignment: Four Promising Use Cases of Blockchain In Cyber Security
    • Writing Assignment: Creative
    • Week 3 - Quiz 7
    • Real World Use Cases - Retail
    • Why Blockchain in Retail
    • Talking Blockchain in Retail
    • Blockchain Retail Revolution
    • Writing Assignment: Retail - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Student Discussion forum for Week 3 - Blockchain Real World Use Cases
    • Writing Assignment: Create Action Plan
    • Week 3 - Quiz 8
  • 5
    Resources
    • Overview
    • Project Management - Templates
    • Project Management Tools
    • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • 6
    Final Quiz - Module 1 - Understanding Blockchain Technology
    • Final Quiz - Module 1
  • 7
    What is Next?
    • This is the end of this module - here is what is next