Mastering Blockchain An Introduction

A 3-hour explanatory tour of the blockchain organism.

Created and led by Ivy League professors and industry experts, this course is geared toward non-IT professionals working in consulting, finance and business, as well as engineering professionals interested in developing and researching blockchain-based products. No prior exposure to blockchain or technical knowledge is required.

Course structure

  • 3-hour Interactive Online Lecture

  • Q&A; Open Discussion


No prior knowledge of blockchain is required

Upon completion, you will: 

  • Understand what blockchain is, how it works, and why it is revolutionary.

  • Gain insights into key concepts of blockchain technology such as mining, hashing, proof-of-work, and the double-spend problem. 

  • Comprehend design principles and challenges for blockchain technology.


  1. Blockchain Jargon Explained 

  2. Introduction to Bitcoin and Ethereum networks

  3. Technologies behind a Blockchain Network (consensus, PoW, PoS, etc) 

  4. Enterprise Blockchain (IBM Hyperledger, etc) 

  5. Overview of Blockchain Applications (ICO, STO, Facebook Libra, JPM coin, IoT, smart grid, supply chain, etc) 

This course includes: 

  • Follow-up written assignment - Q&A will be available via Slack

  • Your very own badge of course completion that is stored and shared on Blockchain that you can claim by practicing the toolsets you have gained from this course

  • E-coursebook including lecture slides, recommended readings, assignments and more.

  • Access to our Slack group will be continuously within your reach. It will be a safe space to share and discuss blockchain technologies with our instructors and blockchain experts from our community, e.g., share an interesting article, validate your business ideas, ask for career advice etc.

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