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Diploma in Blockchain Technology and Applications

In this free online course you will learn the basics of Blockchain Technology and how to utilize its many applications.

Finances and Banking
Free Course
This free online course introduces you to Blockchain technology and all its applications, including cryptocurrencies. You will learn how these applications can be utilized securely and efficiently to solve personal and real-world problems. You will learn about the differences between public and private keys and how to use them to securely. Check out this course today and improve your knowledge and skills.
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

In this course, you will be introduced to Blockchain technology and its applications. It begins by clearly defining exactly what Blockchain is, how the blockchain works as an immutable ledger of transactions and why it is said to be tamper-proof. You will learn about the consensus mechanism and also about a process called Hashing.

Next, you will learn about Cryptocurrencies, how they are created, and how they can be used. You will be introduced to the general concepts of cryptography and how information and data can be encrypted and decrypted. You will learn about the differences between public and private keys and how to use them to securely execute blockchain transactions.

Next, you will be introduced to the Ethereum blockchain. You will learn about how it works and how it differs from the Bitcoin blockchain. You will also learn about smart contracts and how to create and deploy them on the Ethereum blockchain. Lastly, you will be exposed to several misconceptions relating to cryptocurrencies and the blockchain ecosystem as a whole. Check out this course today and learn the basics of Blockchain Technology and how to utilize its many applications.

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Modules

Introduction to Blockchain

Properties of Blockchain

Bitcoin Blockchain

Blockchain Mechanics

Ethereum Blockchain

Permission and Permissionless Blockchain

Blockchain Applications

Blockchain Overview

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:


  • Explain in simple terms what blockchain is
  • Describe the consensus mechanism and hashing
  • Summarise blockchain solutions to real-world problems
  • Outline the ways blocks are stored on the blockchain
  • Discuss the concept of cryptography
  • Outline the methods of mining cryptocurrencies
  • List the processes involved in executing blockchain transactions
  • Trace the improvements in second and third-generation blockchain
  • Explain the working principles of the Ethereum network
  • Summarise the processes involved in creating and deploying smart contracts

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire an official Diploma, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Diploma is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Diplomas for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Diplomas are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Diplomas, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Diploma, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Diploma pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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