FOUNDATIONAL - BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY & BUSINESS STRATEGY - CCBP Certification

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Pricing in Canadian Dollars. Pricing shown for online course. Select in-class session for pricing.

Toronto:  Dec 10 & 11, 2019  IN-CLASS IN TORONTO & ONLINE

 

In-class Location: Downtown Toronto, Ontario 

Online Live: Live streamed in Eastern Time Zone (Toronto, Canada) 

 

Please Note: Pre-learning materials will be provided electronically to all participants. All in-class participants will be provided the course handbook of learning materials and this is included in the cost of registration. Online participants can optionally purchase the course handbook of slides plus cost of shipping, 

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Technical Knowledge: Little to none


What you will learn: This 2-day Blockchain Foundational interactive workshop introduces all of the main concepts required to have a good foundational understanding of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies. You will learn about the market dynamics, Blockchain technology and the Bitcoin Blockchain infrastructure platform will be introduced. In addition, you will learn important cryptocurrency concepts. Also covered is the Blockchain ecosystem. Different types of Blockchains are discussed and an overview of the most popular Blockchains, namely, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Hyperledger Fabric is provided. The workshop will also introduce how business logic is handled on a Blockchain through smart contracts. Some fundamental portions of this course may be provided as eLearning.

On Day 2, the workshop addresses emerging business trends including ICOs, DAO, and other Blockchain driven opportunities. Almost a dozen different use cases and case studies are covered across multiple sectors. The day also includes discussion on various governance models, business models and development of a Blockchain Lean Canvas for a given opportunity.

  • Interactive Workshop Content

    With all new disruptive technology innovation strategy development framework - used by leading management consultants including McKinsey, Bain and BCG.

     

    Pre-learning materials will be provided ahead of the bootcamp.

     

    DAY 1: Introduction to Blockchain Technologies, Cryptocurrencies & Tokens

     

    8:00 - Breakfast and Networking

    8:30 - Introductions

     

    8:45 - Overview of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology, Cryptocurrencies and Tokens

    • What are Blockchain and DLTs, How they work?
    • Key characteristics of Blockchains
    • Structure of Blockchain
    • Overview of main protocol functions
    • Why and when Blockchain makes sense?
    • Adoption timeline for Blockchain

     

    10:15 - Networking Break & Refreshments

     

    10:30 - Blockchain Strategy Development & Planning for Enterprises and Start-ups 

    • Managing and creating disruption and the need for Digital Transformation in light of exponential technologies such as Blockchain, IoT, AI/ML, AR/VR, Voice
    • Practitioner's Guide to Blockchain Digital Transformation 
    • Current developments in market, industry, technology, adoption, trends, emerging business and governance models, policy and regulatory considerations, organizational and skills planning
    • Challenges and opportunities - business, technology, governance, and regulatory lessons learned from recent implementations and mitigation strategies
    • Strategies for identifying, capturing and extracting value from Blockchain projects
    • Blockchian solution considerations
      • Business Architecture: business functions, processes, participants, policies, regulation, governance, business models, 
      • Application Architecture: application function, purpose, users and UX, roadmaps, interactions with internal ERP/CRM/IS and external systems
      • Data Architecture: data flow, management, ownership, accountability, interfaces, impacts of policies (security, privacy), on/off-chain planning
      • Technology Architecture: platforms, infrastructure, deployment, integration, testing, audits, Blockchain as a Service 

     

    12:00 - Lunch break and Networking 

     

    12:45: ​​​​​​Blockchain Construct - Trust, Decentralization and Consensus

    • How is trust established in Blockchains?
    • Considerations for decentralized and distributed networks
    • Consensus mechanisms - PoW, PoS, dPoS, PBFT and derivatives

     

    GROUP EXERCISE - Interactive Consensus game

     

    1:45 - The Blockchain Eco-system and Technology

    • Infrastructure Participants
    • Middleware Participants
    • Applications and Services Participants
    • Sidechains and Other Participants

     

    2:30 - Networking Break

     

    2:45 - The Blockchain Eco-system and Technology (Continued)

    • Public Blockchains
    • Private Blockchains
    • Consortium Blockchains
    • Blockchain Infrastructure for enterprise applications
    • Bitcoin Blockchain
    • Ethereum Blockchain
    • Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain
    • Ripple
    • Important considerations for Enterprises

     

    3:45 - Programming logic and Smart Contracts

    • Smart contracts
    • Smart Oracles
    • Digital assets and smart property

     

    GROUP EXERCISE - LIVE Permissioned Blockchain Game

     

    4:50 - Summary

     

    Supporting Courseware Material for Day 1

    • Basic concepts of Finance and Economy
    • What is money, currency, legal tender, ledgers
    • History of Money
    • Economics of Bitcoin (Monetary policy)
    • Bitcoin White Paper
    • Concept of Inflation, Deflation and Disinflation
    • Hedging currency against Gold

     

    Day 2: Enterprise Blockchain Transformation Strategy & Application

     

    8:00 - Breakfast and Networking

    8:30 - Review of Day 1 and Summary Game

    9:15 - Blockchain enabled emerging market trends and disruptive business models

    • P2P markets
    • Smart property marketplaces
    • Micro payments
    • Blockchain notarization
    • Decentralized exchanges
    • Renewable energy tokenization
    • ICO/STO - security tokens

     

    10:15 - Networking Break

     

    10:30: GROUP WORKSHOP - Supply-chain Provenance Solution 

    • Learn to identify business problem and key question
    • Current state: Learn to identify participants, processes, assets, and data flow
    • Future state with Blockchain: Learn to identify participants, processes, assets, and data flow, on-chain/off-chain data management

     

    11:15 - Addressing Business Challenges with Blockchain

    • Blockchain use cases in private sector (finance, insurance, media, real estate, etc.)
    • Blockchain use cases in public sector (digital identity, healthcare, provenance, title deeds, etc.)

     

    11:45 - Blockchain and Governance

     

    12:00 - Lunch break and Networking 

     

    12:45: GROUP WORKSHOP - Developing Blockchain Transformation Strategy & Business Case - with Blockchain and IoT use case 

    • Planning for Digitial Transformation
    • Design Thinking and customer-centric design
    • External analysis
    • Organizational and business impact analysis
    • Use case identification and prioritization 
    • Does Blockchain make sense - when and how to use it for the use case
    • Enterprise strategy development/alignment

     

    2:30 - Networking Break

     

    2:45 - GROUP WORKSHOP Continued: Developing the Blockchain Implementation Plan

    • Blockchain business model identification
    • Selecting the Governance Model
    • Blockchain technology and solution architecture
    • Data management
    • Regulatory and policy impact identification
    • PoC/Pilot/Production planning
    • Identifying risks and risk mitigation

     

    4:00 GROUP PRESENTATIONS - Participants present their solutions and group discussion 

     

    4:45 Next steps - Certification, Capstone Project Overvie

    4:55 Summary and Close

     

    Supporting Courseware Material for Day 2/Capstone Project

    External factors analysis tools

    • Capabilities analysis tools
    • Strategy development tools
    • Business model canvas
  • Important Information

    NEW payment options: To create more versatility in payment, we are now offering a choice to pay in 2 or 3 separate installments. Please contact dkhan@redmobileco.com for arrangements. Note that promo pricing will be excluded and additional charges may apply. Payment in full must be received one week prior to session. 

     

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    Audience: Open to business and technology professionals who are learning about Enterprise Blockchain and Digital Transformation. This course does not have a pre-requisite and assumes no technical experience and little to no familiarity with Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies.

     

    Technical Knowledge: Little to none

     

    Pre-Requisite: None

     

    Methodologies and Tools: The following management / business / technology methodologies and tools may be used during this workshop. In cases where these tools are used, either a brief introduction to the concepts and/or supporting material will be provided to help develop the strategy/plan (not to teach the tools themselves):

     

    • Methods for determining disruptive forces and trends
    • Digital transformation journey planning
    • Design thinking and journey mapping 
    • PESTEL Analysis
    • SWOT/TOES Analysis
    • Weighting average
    • Business Transformation Model 
    • Your cell phone / your laptop

     

    Certification: This course is required for Business and Technical Foundational Certification. For certification - completion of Day 2: Developing a Blockchain Business Transformation Strategy – Identifying Opportunities & Assessing Organizational Impacts; successful completion of a small capstone project; and passing an exam are required. Certification requires the candidate to have either completed post-secondary education or have a minimum of two years of professional work experience.

     

    Cost for Certification: Please note that there may be an additional fee for review of the capstone project and the certification exam. This will be kept to a minimum and shall not exceed $300 for the process.

     

    Pricing and Discounts: Only up to 25 participants are permitted per workshop. Discount and coupon codes are for limited time only and may be discountinued at any time. Expect the price for any given course to increase closer to the date of the course.

     

    Refund Policy: Refunds are issued less processing and creditcard/Paypay fees as long as cancelation is received 30 days in advance of the event.Unfortunately we are not able to provide refunds within 30 days of event. 

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