FOUNDATIONAL - BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY & BUSINESS STRATEGY PROFESSIONAL (T)

Dates currently available:

 

Toronto:                    Mar 23 and 24th, 2019

                                 April 29 & 30, 2019  

Hôtel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square
75 Bremner Boulevard
Toronto (ON), Canada, M5J 0A1

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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

    DAY 1: Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

     

    8:00 - Breakfast and Networking

    8:30 - Introductions

    8:45 - Introduction to disruption, the need for Digital Transformation and Blockchain

    9:15 - Introduction to Blockchain

     

    10:15 - Networking Break & Refreshments

     

    10:30 - INTERACTIVE GROUP EXERCISE Value Transfer using

    • Bitcoin
    • Blockchain

    11:00 - Introduction to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

    11:30 - Blockchain Construct - Decentralization and Consensus

     

    12:00 - Working Lunch

     

    1:00 - Achieving consensus on a Blockchain

    • INTERACTIVE GROUP EXERCISE: Proof-of-WorkGame
    • LIVE DEMO: Consensus on a Blockchain

    1:45 - The Blockchain Eco-system

    • Infrastructure Participants
    • Middleware Participants
    • Applications and Services Participants
    • Sidechains and Other Participants
    • Smart Oracles
    • Digital assets and smart property
    • Business logic and Smart Contracts

     

    2:30 - Networking Break

     

    2:45 - Blockchain Infrastructure & important considerations for Enterprises

    • Public Blockchains
    • Private Blockchains
    • Consortium Blockchains
    • Blockchain Infrastructure for enterprise applications
    • Bitcoin Blockchain
    • Ethereum Blockchain
    • Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain

    3:30 - LIVE DEMO of a Permissioned Blockchain

    4:00 - GROUP DISCUSSION - Business Opportunities for Digital Transformation with Blockchain

    4:30 - 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 - Blockchain enabled emerging trends and business models

    9:15 - Addressing Business Challenges with Blockchain Blockchain use cases

     

    10:15 - Networking Break

     

    10:30 - Digital Transformation with Blockchain - DigitaGovernment CasStudy

    11:00 - LIVE DEMO Certifying on a Blockchain

    11:15 - Developing Blockchain Transformation Strategy & Business Case

    • Capabilities Analysis
    • Interactive Group Exercise - Identifying Blockchain Transformation Opportunities and Business Impact Analysis

     

    12:00 - Working Lunch Continue with Group Exercise

     

    1:30 - Presentation & Review of use cases

    2:20 - Organizations decision criteria

     

    2:30 - Networking Break

     

    2:45 - Developing the Blockchain Implementation Plan

    • Selecting the Governance Model
    • Identifying risks and risk mitigation
    • Determining which Blockchain to use
    • Implementing a Blockchain Proof-of-Concept or Minimal Viable Product (MVP)

     

    4:00 - Capstone Project Overview

    4:30 - Summary

     

    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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