Global Master's in Blockchain Technologies

Global Master's in Blockchain Technologies

Zigurat Global Institute of Technology

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Duración : 1 Año

The Global Master's in Blockchain Technologies is designed to help C-Levels, decision makers, business professionals, entrepreneurs, government officials, and public administrators to better understand the Blockchain concepts and capabilities. How to leverage its possibilities, including but not limited to existing monetary and financial systems, and what opportunities exist for innovation using blockchain.

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● Foundational knowledge on blockchain and distributed ledger technologies for continued learning and professional development. ● Identify the business case for Blockchain in any project, taking into account benefits, examining the drivers, functionality and characteristics of the problem to solve. ● Ability to critically evaluate and adopt the more suitable blockchain technology for a particular project. ● Hands-on experience developing a blockchain project, going deeper into technical and business aspects of the technology.

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This program has two specialization itineraries, oriented to technical and business profiles. The master goes deeper into the technical and the business aspects of the technology. It incorporates a final project, allowing participants to develop and deliver their own Blockchain application or a business model based on Blockchain technology.

Temario completo de este curso

B1. Blockchain Technology Fundamentals

Setting the foundations for the blockchain technology, the problems it solves, why it is a new paradigm in distributed systems.

  • M1. History & Introduction to Blockchain
  • M2. Data and Databases
  • M3. Networks and protocols
  • M4. Ledger & Authorities: Private & Public networks
  • M5. Technical Fundamentals
  • M6. Consensus in Blockchain

B2. Smart Contracts

Learn the details of smart contracts and their importance for the programmability of the blockchain.

  • M1. Smart Contract Theory
  • M2. Technical implementation of Smart Contracts
  • M3. Smart Contract Management and Innovation

B3. Business Applications & Use Cases

Analyze blockchain applications in current business and identify the business case for Blockchain in any project.

  • M1. Blockchain in the Traditional Economy
  • M2. Blockchain in IT Infrastructure
  • M3. Blockchain in Operations and Governance
  • M4. Blockchain in Finance & Capital Markets
  • M5. Blockchain in Research and Development
  • M6. Use case of Blockchain in Economy
  • M7. Use Cases in Government, Legal & Regulation
  • M8. Use Cases in Logistics
  • M9. Other Use Cases

B4. Public Networks & Consortium

Present an in-depth view of some of the more relevant networks and consortia in the blockchain ecosystem.

M1. Deployment Architectures

M2. Assessment of Networks

M3. Introduction to Bitcoin

M4. Introduction to Ethereum

M5. Introduction to Ripple

M6. Other Public Networks

B5. Managed Blockchains (Private Networks)

Presentation of IBM Hyperledger and it uses in business.

  • M1. Introduction to Managed Blockchains
  • M2. Introduction to Hyperledger Fabric
  • M3. Deploy and Invoke Chaincode

B6. Social Impact

Analyze the main challenges behind Blockchain Technologies and applications. How will work a society without a Central Government who gives allowance and control?

  • M1. Social Impact Considerations
  • M2. Immutability
  • M3. Neutrality
  • M4. Decentralization
  • M5. Research and Development in Blockchain

B7. Specialization Itinerary

There are 2 specialization options for technical and business profiles.

Option 1. Blockchain Apps Development

  • M1. Cryptography
  • M2. Smart Contracts Design and Development
  • M3. Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain application

Option 2. Blockchain Business Models

  • M1. Blockchain Based innovation
  • M2. Cryptocurrencies applications and investment tools

B8. Final Project

The final project goes deeper into the technical and the business aspects of the technology. This module lays the foundation for the project to be developed as the final evaluation of the master.

The participants will develop a final project that could be a blockchain application or a business model based on this technology. Each team will be assigned a mentor who will organize weekly or twice a month following up or mentoring sessions with the team.

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