Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive at UNH

Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive (Online)

Online | Self-Paced | 7 Hours | Enroll Anytime

Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive (Online) is an on demand, online course that takes a deeper look at the concepts that have been previously covered in Blockchain Foundations and Blockchain Foundations (Online).

We'll take a look under the hood and get a grip on how mining works and the bitcoin world; gain a deep and thorough understanding of the concepts that underpin how the world of blockchain works; look at use cases in detail and understand how they work and why they work; and learn about new concepts like the DAO and why this is something that has huge implications for the world.

Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive (Online) is offered in partnership with The Blockchain Academy.

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What You Will Learn


Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive (Online)

Module 1: Bitcoin Concepts 

  • Origins of Blockchain
  • Cryptography
  • Software and networks
  • Mining & Proof of Work 

Module 2: Technical Bitcoin Limitations 

  • Proof of work
  • Network and Hardware
  • Transaction throughput, volumes and block size.

Module 3: Bitcoin Limitations

  • Mining and Incentivizing
  • Merchant Acceptance
  • Price volatility
  • Mining costs

Module 4: From Blockchain V1 to Blockchain V2 

  • Ethereum
  • Proof Stake and Authority
  • Smart Contracts and  Sidechains

Module 5: Blockchain as the New Database 

  • Decentralized Consensus
  • The blockchain and blockchain services
  • Smart Contracts and  Smart Property

Module 6: Blockchain  V2 Use Cases

  • Payments
  • Colored Coins and Digital Assets
  • Identity
  • Smart Contacts, voting, land registry and Trade Finance

Module 7: Preparing your firm for Blockchain 

  • Technology
  • Private vs Public Blockchain
  • Sidechains
  • BaaS—Blockchain as a  Service
  • Decentralized applications and smart contracts
  • Barriers to blockchain adoption
  • Industry collaboration
  • Creating a blockchain ecosystem
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