BC 105 - The Future of Blockchain: Challenges and Opportunities

This course is designed to provide you with a foundational background and understanding of the future of the emerging technology called Blockchain.
BC 105 - The Future of Blockchain: Challenges and Opportunities

Course curriculum

  • 2
    Section 1: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Regulation
    • Video: Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Regulation
    • Reading Assignment: Blockchain Regulation
    • Reading Assignment: Why Cryptocurrency is So Difficult to Regulate
    • Assignment: Short essay
    • Section 1 - Quiz
    • Student Discussion forum for Section 1 - Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Regulation
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan (Optional but recommended)
  • 3
    Section 2: Blockchain Use Cases
    • Video: Introduction to Blockchain Use Cases
    • Video: Blockchain Disruptive Use Cases
    • Reading Assignment: Blockchain Product Use Cases to follow
    • Assignment: Research Essay
    • Section 2 - Quiz
    • Student Discussion forum for Section 2 - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan (Optional but recommended)
  • 4
    Section 3: Future Applications of Blockchain
    • Video: Introduction to Future Applications of Blockchain
    • Reading Assignment: Autonomous Vehicles and Blockchain
    • Video: Automating freight smart contracts with IoT, AI and Blockchain
    • Assignment: Brooklyn Microgrid
    • Assignment: Research
    • Section 3 - Quiz
    • Student Discussion forum for Section 3 - Future Applications of Blockchain
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan (Optional but recommended)
  • 5
    Section 4: Routes to Blockchain Integration
    • Video: Introduction
    • Reading Assignment: 8 Steps to Build a Blockchain Solution
    • Reading Assignment: Advantages and Challenges to Overcome when Integrating Blockchain Technology
    • Video: Second-level Transport System
    • Assignment: Short Essay
    • Section 4 - Quiz
    • Student Discussion forum for Section 4 - Routes to Blockchain Integration
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan (Optional but recommended)
  • 6
    Section 5: What is a Blockchain Use Case?
  • 7
    Section 6: Supply Chain - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Videeo: Why blockchain in Supply Chain
    • Video: Supply Chain on the Blockchain
    • Reading Assignment: Key Questions in Supply Chain
    • Assignment: Supply Chain - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Section 6 - Quiz
    • Student Discussion forum for Section 6 - Supply Chain - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan (Optional but recommended)
  • 8
    Section 7: Manufacturing - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Video: Why blockchain in Manufacturing
    • Video: SyncFab - Manufacturing
    • Video:About Manufacturing Institute
    • Assignment: Short Report
    • Student Discussion forum for Section 7 - Manufacturing - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan (Optional but recommended)
  • 9
    Section 8: Financial Industry - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Video: Why blockchain in the Financial Industry
    • Reading Assignment: CFA Institute
    • Reading Assignment: Finance - Ripple blockchain
    • Assignment: Short Report - Financial Industry - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Section 8 - Quiz
    • Student Discussion forum for Section 8 - Financial Industry - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan (Optional but recommended)
  • 10
    Section 9: Healthcare - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Video: Why Blockchain in Healthcare
    • Video: Using blockchain in healthcare | ZDNet
    • Video: How Arizona Care Network uses Care.Wallet
    • Assignment: Short Report - Healthcare - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Section 9 - Quiz
    • Student Discussion forum for Section 9 - Healthcare - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan (Optional but recommended)
  • 11
    Section 10: Retail - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Video: Why Blockchain in Retail
    • Video: Talking Blockchain in Retail
    • Video: Blockchain Retail Revolution
    • Assignment: Short Report - Retail - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Section 10 - Quiz
    • Student Discussion forum for Section 10 - Retail - Blockchain Use Cases
    • Assignment: Create Action Plan (Optional but recommended)
  • 12
    Final Exam: All Sections
    • Final Exam - All Sections
  • 13
    Next steps
    • 043 - Congrats! Here is what is next
  • 14
    Resources
    • Banks and lawyers praise blockchain smart contract pilot
    • Blockchain adopted by Canadian banks to verify client identities
    • Blockchain Glossary