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BLK-101 Fundamentals of Blockchain: Origin, Nature and Architecture is a Course

BLK-101 Fundamentals of Blockchain: Origin, Nature and Architecture

Started Feb 18, 2021

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General Objectives

In this course, you will learn about the fundamentals of blockchain technology, including blockchain's origin, definition, purpose and nature. You will become familiar with the operation of a blockchain, and you will understand that blockchain can be viewed through the optics of computer science, economics and governance simultaneously.  You will be exposed to various categories of blockchain technology, and you will also be introduced to a number of use cases in blockchain.  The benefits and value of blockchain technology will be considered carefully, especially as applied to infrastructure. 

Course Learning Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

A. Students will return to their departments and understand the degree to which the blockchain technologies of tokenization and smart contracts might enhance, if not optimize:

  1. Achievement of the department’s mission.

  2. Execution of the planned or existing programs in the department.

  3. Attacks and threat vectors by sinister actors.


B. Students will bring thought leadership, original thinking and innovation to the blockchain space.  Examples include:

  1. Inventing new purposes and applications for blockchain technology in the infrastructure space.

  2. Inventing new use cases and user experiences within blockchain as applied to infrastructure.

  3. Proffering improvements to both the economics of infrastructure and the governance of infrastructure through the vessel of blockchain technology.

  4. Proffering improvements to the blockchain paradigm itself.


C. Some students will even begin to consider the possibility of modifying or transforming their professional direction by:

  1. Becoming head of a blockchain caucus within their department.

  2. Becoming director of blockchain within their department.

  3. Adopting an entirely new career as a blockchain professional.