Basic Blockchain and Bitcoin Course

There has been a lot of hype around Blockchain technology and Bitcoin in recent times. Almost all Fin-Tech heavy weights are pouring investments into Blockchain technology. Governments and regulators are also equally interested in this. Blockchain is essentially a decentralised and distributed ledger technology that was popularised by the Bitcoin global cryptocurrency platform since 2009.

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There has been a lot of hype around Blockchain technology and Bitcoin in recent times. Almost all Fin-Tech heavy weights are pouring investments into Blockchain technology. Governments and regulators are also equally interested in this. Blockchain is essentially a decentralised and distributed ledger technology that was popularised by the Bitcoin global cryptocurrency platform since 2009.

The potential applications for Blockchains and Bitcoin-like cryptocurrencies are enormous. The course will cover the fundamental aspects of cryptocurrencies, blockchain technologies, and distributed consensus. The topics include

1. Blockchain technology
2. Potential of blockchain
3. Cryptocurrency
4. Bitcoin and Bitcoin Mining
5. Altcoins

Course Details

Module 1: Blockchain Technology
1. What is Blockchain?
2. Decentralization with Blockchain
3. Blockchain Architecture and Design
4. Opportunities through BlockchainModule 2: Blockchain Applications
1. Crypto Currency
2. Digital Tokens
3. Smart Contract
4. Real Blockchain Application Case Studies
5. Blockchain Challenges and Risks

Module 3: Cryptocurrency
1. What is Cryptocurrency?
2. Advantages of Cryptocurrency
3. Cryptocurrency Trading

Module 4: Bitcoin
1. The Birth of Bitcoin
2. How to Store and Use Bitcoins
3. Bitcoin Wallet
4. Bitcoin Mining
5. Strength and Weakness of Bitcoin

Module 5: The Future of Blockchain and Bitcoin
1. Alternatives to Bitcoin – Altcoins
2. Blockchain Community, Politics, and Regulation
3. Security issues with Bitcoins

Trainer – Dr. Sarita Singh

Dr. Sarita Singh received her Ph.D. degree for her work done in the area of Information Security. She is the recipient of the prestigious Infosys fellowship for pursuing her Ph.D. Programme. She has more than twenty-five years of teaching and research experience in Singapore, Malaysia and India in the field of Programming, Information Security, Web-application Development, Computer Networks and Engineering related modules.

She has presented papers at several National and International Conferences and has written articles for magazines. She has authored text-books for Engineering courses as well.