Blockchain for Finance

Blockchain for Finance

Blockchain for Finance

Cryptocurrency and blockchain represent major disruptors to the financial services industry.

The Blockchain for Finance course explores the blockchain’s impact, capabilities, solutions, and ongoing innovations delivered by cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies. This course will enable you to understand the basics of digital currencies, such as Bitcoin and blockchain technology. The course’s primary focus is the financial sector, use cases, and technology adoption. Understanding blockchain-enabled finance provides insights on new ways to transact, gain efficiency, and deploy solutions within the current financial sector rules.

Questions We’ll Explore

  • Who created bitcoin and why?
  • What blockchains focus on the financial sector?
  • How many transactions per second can existing blockchains compute?
  • Will blockchain technology further transform finance?
  • What might compliance and regulation look like as blockchain technology evolves?

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 4 Total Hours
  • OnDemand: 4 Hours
  • LIVE Online: 2 Hours+
  • Tuition: $249
Courses in this ProgramHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 HourLive Online (optional)
Blockchain for Finance4 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Live Instructor AMA - bi-weekly 5 HoursLive Online (optional)

Upcoming LIVE Instruction Dates

Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of this intensive program, participants will be able to:

Analyze real-life use cases in Finance (FinTech)

Construct a strategy to make use of blockchain within the Financial sector;

Comprehend blockchain fundamentals;

Explain smart contracts and consensus protocols;

Compare public vs. private chains required for different blockchain solutions;

Learn about various blockchain platforms – Open Source and Commercial

Certificate of Completion – Blockchain for Finance – 4 Hours


No prior blockchain or computer programming experience required.
Blockchain Foundations is recommended, but not required.

Target Audience

Anyone interested in learning more about cryptocurrency.

Sample Course Content

Module 1: Blockchain Introduction
  • The Origins of Blockchain

Module 2: Blockchain Overview

  • Public vs. Hybrid vs. Private
  • Blockchain Properties
  • Blockchain Security
Module 3: Opportunities
  • Opportunities in the Financial Services Sector
  • Disruption & Disintermediation
Module 4: Exchanges and Central Banks
Module 5: Regulation
  • Blockchain Regulation
  • Compliance & Legal Issues
Module 6: Prepare for what’s next

Program Info

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollment
  • Location: OnDemand & Live Online
  • Tuition: $249
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 4 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

This course content covers 25% of the Focus Area Certification Exam Competencies for the Web3 Certification Board (W3CB) Blockchain Financial Analyst Certification.

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Certification Tracks



  • AI Essentials
  • Web3 Foundations
  • Blockchain Foundations
  • Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Web3 Foundations Certification Exam 
  • Blockchain for Finance
  • CBDC Essentials
  • Fundamentals of DeFi & Primitives
  • Key Management
  • Tokenomic Essentials
  • Blockchain Enterprise Strategy
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Blockchain Financial Analyst Certification Exam