Professional Certificate in

Blockchain for Business

The Linux Foundation (LinuxFoundationX)
2 Courses for $178.20 USD
Career-oriented learning to develop in-demand skills
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Discover how distributed-ledger blockchain technologies are changing industries and what this emerging space means for you and your company.

What You Will Learn

  • Describe Business Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies to audiences with varying experience
  • Blockchain impact and potential for change around the world
  • Demonstrate some of the immediate blockchain use cases in technology, business, and enterprise products and institutions
  • Gain familiarity with current Hyperledger projects and cross-industry use cases
  • Build simple applications on top of Hyperledger Sawtooth and Hyperledger Fabric
  • Perform clean installations of the Hyperledger Sawtooth and Hyperledger Fabric frameworks

Courses in this Program

Courses areIntroductory.
Effort:3–4 hours per week, for 14 weeks
Understand exactly what a blockchain is, its impact and potential for change around the world, and analyze use cases in technology, business, and enterprise products and institutions.
Effort:3–4 hours per week, for 14 weeks
A primer to blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. Learn how to start building blockchain applications with Hyperledger frameworks.
Stephen Curran
Technical Architect and Biz/Tech Line Walker
Cloud Compass Computing, Inc.
Alejandro (Sasha) Vicente Grabovetsky
CTO and Chief Data Scientist
Nicola Paoli
Lead Blockchain Developer
Elliott Callender
Founder & CEO
Dylan Davis
Knowledge Sharer
Ernesto Lee
Blockchain Training Alliance
Kris Bennett
Senior Instructor
Blockchain Training Alliance
Rosa Santos
Director of Education
Blockchain Training Alliance
Alexandra Groetsema
Developer & Project Manager at DLT.Education
Navroop Sahdev
FinTech and Blockchain Entrepreneur
Nathalie Salami
Blockchain Attorney - Fintech Portfolio
Robert Schwentker
President of DLT.Education
Arianna Groetsema
Developer at DLT.Education

Blockchain is a powerful distributed-ledger technology that is poised to revolutionize the way entire industries do business from supply chain tracking to real-estate transaction processing and everything in between. With that potential there is a lot of hype to contend with. This program will teach business professionals what blockchain is, possible use cases and applications to help them better understand blockchain landscape and how they might leverage this technology in their own industry.

Skills in blockchain are being reported as the top job-skill in demand. This program would provide a great first step in verifying candidates have fundamental understanding of blockchain technologies.

  • Blockchain-related jobs are the second-fastest growing in today’s labor market (Source: TechCrunch)
  • This program is designed for the business professional who needs to understand the potential (or threat) of blockchain to their company and industry.
  • Armed with better information of the blockchain landscape, this program will help them rise to new challenges in their current role by giving them a new dimension on which they can add value to their employer.
"Hyperledger highly values professionals with proficiency in distributed ledger and blockchain technologies. This includes having a community of business professionals who understand both the technology and the potential applications to solve business challenges. These skills will be highly relevant for many years to come. It’s hard to argue there is an industry that will not be touched by blockchain in some way and a candidate credentialed through the edX Professional Certificate program, would be tremendous asset to any organization."
- Brian Behlendorf, Hyperledger Executive Director

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