Blockchain Architecture 301

Blockchain Architecture 301

Blockchain Architecture 301

From lifecycle to sustainability, leap into the intricate details of blockchain implementation, integration, and its foreseeable future.

Blockchain Architecture 301 is an in-depth exploration of the blockchain solution lifecycle, from needs analysis and use case identification to proof of concept (PoC) and MVP release planning. The course transitions into a comparison of consumer and enterprise blockchain adoption, delving into self-sovereign identity (SSI) and its importance. It further covers the bridge between Web 2 and Web 3 and goes into a comprehensive analysis of blockchain interoperability, including its integration with centralized technology. The course concludes with an overview of blockchain sustainability issues and guidance on future steps in the Web3 job market.

Questions to explore:

  • How to align business objectives with technical capabilities in a blockchain solution?
  • What are the key steps in moving from a blockchain PoC to an MVP?
  • How do consumer and enterprise blockchain adoption differ, and what are the concerns for each?
  • What is the future of the web with blockchain technology, and how will blockchain integrate with existing technologies?
  • What are the sustainability issues associated with blockchain and how might quantum computing impact blockchain?

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 5 Total Hours
  • OnDemand: 5 Hours
  • Tuition: $249
Components of this CourseHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 HourLIVE Online (optional)
Blockchain Architecture 3015 HoursOnDemand Instructor Supported
Live Instructor AMA - bi-monthly1 Hour +LIVE Online (optional)

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Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the lifecycle of a blockchain solution, including use case identification, PoC design, and transitioning to an MVP.
  • Distinguish between consumer and enterprise blockchain use cases and identify their specific concerns.
  • Grasp the concept of SSI and its significance in the blockchain world.
  • Understand the bridge from Web 2 to Web 3, and foresee the impact of blockchain on the future of web technologies.
  • Gain insights into the sustainability issues and potential threats to blockchain, including the impact of quantum computing.

Certificate of Completion – Blockchain Architecture 301 – 5 Hours

Blockchain Architecture 301 Course Content

Module 1 – The Lifecycle of a Blockchain Solution

  • Needs Analysis
    • Aligning Business Objectives with Technical Capabilities
  • Use Case Identification
    • What are the signs / ‘symptoms’ of a good use case?
    • How do I prioritize potential use cases?
  • PoC Design and Construction
    • Selecting language, tooling, and dev-ops procedures
    • Managing a PoC development effort
    • PoC Exit Criteria
  • Moving from PoC to MVP
    • MVP Release Planning

Module 2 – Consumer vs Enterprise Blockchain Use and Adoption

  • The Blockchain Iceberg
  • Enterprise Use Cases and Concerns

Module 3 – Identity Management and the Blockchain

  • What is SSI?
  • Why is SSI important?

Module 4 – Web 2.5

  • What is Web2?
  • What is Web3?
  • What does the future actually look like?

Module 5 – Blockchain Interoperability Deep-Dive

  • Integrating Blockchain with Blockchain
    • Integrating public/permissionless with private/permissioned
  • Integrating Blockchain with Centralized Technology
    • Databases and Blockchains
    • Blockchains & LOB systems

Module 6 – Blockchain Sustainability

  • Carbon Footprint
  • eWaste
  • Geopolitical sustainability issues
  • The threat of Quantum Computing?
  • Blockchain as Currency?

Module 7 – Where to go from here?

  • How to get started
    • Tech vs Non-tech
  • Certification(s)
  • The Web3 job market
  • Good sources of learning and additional information

Course Information

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollment
  • Location: OnDemand & LIVE Online
  • Tuition: $249
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 5 Total Hours
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Additional Information

  • Module Quizzes and Knowledge Checks
  • Guest Lectures & Networking
  • Student Orientation
  • LIVE Online Instructor AMAs
  • Certification Exam Prep

Certification Competencies

Content within this course contributes to 20% of the Focus Areas as defined in the Web3 Certification Association (W3CB) Master Blockchain Developer Level 3 Certification Exam Competencies.

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  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Blockchain Smart Contract Developer Level 1
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