Basic Course on Blockchain
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Basic Course on Blockchain

Blockchain, principles of work
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Created by Alexei Goodkov
Last updated 6/2017
English
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • This is the first course on blockchain dedicated the definitions, basic concepts and general rules. You will understand the principle of work of the blockchain for investment, everyday use or research purpose.
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Requirements
  • This course does not require any special knowledge only wish to understand the blockchain.
Description

This course aims to explain the basic principles of blockchain, network features, nodes, cryptography and accounts. The course is situated for everyone who wants to know about blockchain. Though it is not about programming. 

The main topics

  1. Basic concepts
  2. Decentralization / Distribution
  3. Problems with Decentralization and Distribution
  4. Block
  5. Distributed Ledger - Blockchain
  6. Merkle tree
  7. Ethereum Accounts
  8. Transaction & Messages
  9. Mining
  10. Consensus mechanisms


Who is the target audience?
  • This course aims to explain the basic principles of blockchain and decentralized ledger. The course is situated for everyone who wants to know about technological aspects of blockchain. This course is not about programming but rather for the managers and lawyers.
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Curriculum For This Course
12 Lectures
01:07:24
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Getting started
12 Lectures 01:07:24

You will understand the simplistic model of blockchain.

Preview 02:28

 In this lecture we will focus on the problems with decentralization and distribution.

You understand the difference between decentralization and distribution.

Preview 07:24

The main question is - is it really decentralized?

Problems with Decentralization and Distribution
06:51

We will discuss the concept of blockchain and its features.

Distributed Ledger - Blockchain
07:09

We will discuss: what is the block, the block structure, what you can find out from block by block explorer.

Block
03:03

You will understand: what is the Merkle tree, where are the root and leafs, header structure, types of nodes, and light client function,

Merkle tree
06:29

We will discuss the Ethereum Accounts: Externally Owned Account and Contract Account.

Ethereum Accounts
06:20

You will understand what is the Transaction and Message in Ethereum, Ethereum Gas and Bitcoin Fee concepts.

Transaction & Messages
09:58

We will discuss the Miners and Mining process.

Mining
03:40

We will discuss the Cryptography, Public and Private Keys function and principle of work.

Public and Privet keys
05:17

You will understand the Consensus mechanism and realise the difference between Proof of work and Proof of stake.

Consensus mechanisms
05:49
About the Instructor
Alexei Goodkov
3.2 Average rating
5 Reviews
29 Students
2 Courses
counsellor

I am counsellor having MBA and LLM degree from the reputable UK universities. My major specializations are tech and investment law. I was involved in number of M&A projects as Director of project. Currently, I am studying at the Ph.D. law program of the Autonomous University of Barcelona with interdisciplinary focus on control over organizations and networks.