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Free online courses from DEC Institute

The DEC Institute is an international consortia of higher education institutions and leading corporations in the space of Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Digital Assets and Web3 technology, and launched two global charters for industry professionals:

  • The Chartered Digital Asset Analyst - CDAA®

  • The Chartered Blockchain Analyst – CBA®

Leading academic institutions such as:

have joined forces for a common vision: to launch the highest knowledge and benchmark industry standard for anyone working in Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Digital Assets and Web3.

To remain industry agnostic, DEC has also onboarded some of the leading protocols and service providers in the space. Such as:

The unique and global collaboration was created out of a shared commitment and belief that the industry requires an international standard of education and professional excellence. With its registered headquarter in Switzerland, the DEC Institute embraces the industry ́s ethos of decentralization, being open source and inclusive. The DEC Institute is open to onboard academic and industry members interested in further shaping and leading the development of the blockchain profession globally.

DEC Institute has partnered with Edx to launch decentralized, preparatory courses for the CDAA® and CBA® Level 1 and Level 2, and has also partnered with Pearson VUE, a global leader in the administration of rigorous testing for professional certifications, to allow candidates to access the charter examination either in one of Pearson VUE’s about 20 ́000 test centers worldwide or Pearson ́s OnVUE live proctored solution.

DEC charter holders earn the right to use the CDAA® and CBA® designation after passing the examination with Pearson VUE and completing the membership registration. A membership at DEC will allow professionals and job seekers to access the network of certified professionals, academic and industry members, as well as to stay in tune with what’s happening in the industry and the latest development practices.

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DEC Institute MOOCs

Browse free online courses in a variety of subjects. DEC Institute courses found below can be audited free or students can choose to receive a verified certificate for a small fee. The CDAA® & CBA® Level 1 Preparatory Courses are both accredited by The CPD Certification Service, and the CDAA® Level 1 Preparatory Course is also accredited by the Swiss Association of Asset Managers - VSV|ASG.