ONLINE COURSE

Blockchain:

Disruptive Technology
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Why Enroll in this Course?

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Become part of the MIT community, the leading institution in the world for innovation.

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60% of CIOs were about to integrate blockchain into their infrastructure by the end of 2020.

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77% of executives agree they will lose their competitive advantage if they do not adopt blockchain.

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Blockchain Technology has a profound impact in business models.

 What will you learn?

What will you learn?

  • Understand the historical, technological, and commercial forces behind blockchain

  • Analyze blockchain's impact across industries and in your own business

  • Master the fundamentals of blockchain technology including distributed ledgers, blocks, chains, encryption, PKIs, and others

  • Learn about the blockchain Ethereum network and its potential applications

  • Become familiar with the growing range of blockchain applications, including bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

  • Study cryptocurrency in-depth including its strengths and weaknesses in the digital world

All the participants who successfully complete their program will receive an MIT Professional Education Certificate of Completion, as well as Continuing Education Units (CEUs)*.

To obtain CEUs, complete the accreditation confirmation, which is available at the end of the course. CEUs are calculated for each course based on the number of learning hours.

*The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is defined as 10 contact hours of ongoing learning to indicate the amount of time they have devoted to a non-credit/non-degree professional development program.

To understand whether or not these CEUs may be applied toward professional certification, licensing requirements, or other required training or continuing education hours, please consult your training department or licensing authority directly.

Course Outline

This program provides professionals from various sectors with an insight into the fundamentals of blockchain and its practical applications. The objective is not only to understand how this technology works, but also to learn what its applications are in order to obtain the maximum benefit in the digital transformation projects that are developed.

Instructors

MPE Faculty Abel Sanchez
Dr. Abel Sanchez

Executive Director of MIT’s Geospatial Data Center, Research Scientist; Center for Complex Engineering Systems, Sociotechnical Systems Research Center, under the Schwarzman School of Computer Science

MPE Faculty John R. Williams
Prof. John R. Williams

Professor of Information Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of MIT Geospatial Data Center, and a faculty member in the Center for Computational Science and Engineering part of the Schwarzman School of Computer Science

"Blockchain Disruptive Technology" transformed my life, and I highly recommend this online course to skilled engineers. I joined to reskill while working in pharmaceutical data management. Adapting tech to business needs posed challenges. Blockchain's potential and clear protocols intrigued me. It broadened my perspective on business leadership via emerging tech. This impacted my engineering career, inspiring me to become a tech-savvy business leader. This course opens doors for tech-backed business opportunities, beneficial not just in engineering but also for those exploring the business world. I encourage fellow engineers to consider it.
Tetsuji Yamaguchi
IT Advisor,
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