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Certification Exam - CIO Certified Blockchain Practitioner (CCBPt)

Certification Exam - CIO Certified Blockchain Practitioner (CCBPt)

All prices in Canadian dollars. In light of COVID-19, in our effort to help professionals learn and develop critical skills through these challenging times, we are offering our programs online and also providing a significant discount for the time being. Prices are subject to change at any time and will return to standard pricing shortly. We wish everyone health during these times. 


The Globally recognized CIO Certified Blockchain Practitioner (CCBPt) Designation is issued in partnership with the CIO Association of Canada and is accredited as a professional development program by the Institute of Management Consultants (CMC Ontario, Canada).


The certification is open to business and technology professionals, executives and entrepreneurs globally. 

Two options to earn the Certification:


  • Option 1: The recommended approach is for professionals to attend the 100-level (CCBPt) courses. Those attending the live online or in-person courses will receive a coupon for a discount off of the original price. Please use that coupon code to register here and save. In cases where the discount provided is already equal to or greater than the coupon value, the coupon may not be applicable. 
  • Option 2: Professionals unable to attend the 100-level CCBPt courses, can self-study and self-certify by passing the exam - all online from anywhere and on your time. When you register, an email containing curriculum details for self-study and materials covering some of the areas required to certify will be provided. You will have 60-days within which to complete the certification process. 


Certification Requirements 

Certification requires successfully passing a 60-minutes open-book exam.


A post-secondary education or equivalent of at least 2 years of professional work experience is required in any field. Candidates must be 18 years or older.  

A CIO Certified Blockchain Practitioner (CCBPt) 

  • Is knowledgeable about what Blockchain is, the main protocols and types of Blockchains. Has a high-level appreciation for popular Blockchains including Ethereum, Bitcoin, Hyperledger Fabric, Corda, Ripple, EOS and when they are used 

  • Is knowledgable about popular Cryptocurrencies (e.g. bitcoin, ether), tokens, and digital assets

  • Has a good understanding of emerging business models and decentralized finance (DeFI), including DAOs, stablecoins, Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC), and DeFi FinTech ecosystem participants 

  • Has a good understanding of key governance models for both Blockchains and for consortiums, including concepts of intellectual property management

  • Is knowledgeable about the different use cases and case studies in Blockchain 

  • Understands they key tradeoffs and risks associated with different Blockchains, cryptocurrencies and tokens, business models, governance models and regulatory requirements in order to participate in the development of a comprehensive Blockchain strategy

  • Can participate in a team of SMEs to develop Blockchain Strategy as part of an overall Digital Transformation strategy

  • Optional - Order to CCBBA Course Book

    As an option, you may elect to order the CCBPt Course Book which includes slide content from the 100-level courses. Each book is CUSTOM PRINTED FOR YOU and shipped via courier (UPS, Fedex, etc.). Please allow 7 to 10 days for printing and shipping of the book. 

    You can order the CCBPt Course Book here. 

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