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Blockchain: Understanding Its Uses and Implications (LFS170x)

Understand what blockchain is and gain an appreciation for this transformative technology and its impact around the globe by analyzing use cases and future trends in technology, business, and enterprise products and institutions.

Who Is It For

This course is for both business and technical staff looking to learn how blockchain technology is changing the ways people and organizations transact.
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What You’ll Learn

In this course, you will learn what blockchain is and why it is considered to be a transformative technology with potential for change around the world. You will also see how blockchain is solving problems that were difficult to solve in the past and where this technology is heading.
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What It Prepares You For

Benefits from this course can be realized by anyone interested in learning how this technology will change your industry. You will come away from this course prepared to participate in discussions and decisions around the potential for blockchain technologies in your organization; what is blockchain, its characteristics and functions; current roles in blockchain and how governance is important; future trends to watch; use cases in several industries, and more.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. Introduction to Blockchain
Chapter 2. Blockchain Mechanics
Chapter 3. Blockchain Functions
Chapter 4. Blockchains and Governance
Chapter 5. Blockchain Problem Solving and Future Trends
Chapter 6. Blockchain Use Cases
Final Exam

This course does not have any prerequisites.
Jun 2022
This was a very informative course, and it has set the foundation of blockchain for me.
Jun 2022
I thought I already knew about crypto, but this course proved me wrong.
Jun 2022
My third edX course from the Linux Foundation. Each one is an eye-opener for academics and business leaders looking for the common ground between technology, business, and ethical society. Now I'm really understanding blockchain!
May 2022
Excellent! Provided an overview of both the main technical and fundamental aspects of blockchain technology.
May 2022
I really love this, and enjoy every theory, as well as the video parts. Thanks a lot for making this course so interesting.
May 2022
This is the best course on Blockchain fundamentals that I've encountered, and I've done a few.