Blockchain: An Overview for Business Professionals

This one day course provides general overview of Blockchain technology in plain simple English without using technical jargon. It’s specifically designed to answer the following questions:

What is Blockchain? (What exactly is it?)

Non-Technical Technology Overview (How does it work?)

Benefits of Blockchain (Why should anyone consider this?)

Use Cases (Where and for what apps is it appropriate?)

Adoption (Who is using it and for what?)

Implementation (How do I get started?)

Costs (What does it costs to use this technology?)

Future of Blockchain (What is its future?)

What You'll Learn

After completing this course, business professionals will be able to make informed business decisions pertaining to Blockchain proof of concept implementations.

What is Blockchain?

Technology overview

History of Blockchain

Cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin) and Blockchain

Non-Technical Technology Overview

Cryptography for executives

Key concepts

Public ledgers

Hashes and block hashes

Distributed and peer-to-peer technologies

Digital tokens

Smart contracts

Bitcoin mining

Authorization and authentication


Benefits of Blockchain – Myths and Facts

Benefits of Blockchain and myths and facts

Value of Blockchain

Value of smart contracts

Role and value of digital tokens

Common misconceptions about Blockchain


Use Cases

When is it appropriate or not appropriate to use Blockchain

Digital wallets and payment systems

Money transfers

Transaction tracking and management

Record keeping

Asset management

Financial settlements

Securities transactions


Industry Adoption

Who is using it and for what?

Financial Services


Securities and Trading

Real Estate






Supply Chain





How do I get started?

Requirements definition and business use case

Proof of concept development

Tools and technology infrastructure

Deployment strategy

Costs What does it cost to use this technology?

Future of Blockchain

What is its future?

Industry outlooks


Program Details
Duration 1 Days
Capacity Max 12 Persons
Training Type Classroom / Virtual Classroom

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