The Complete Course on Blockchain and Bitcoin for 2020
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The Complete Course on Blockchain and Bitcoin for 2020

Learn fundamentals of Blockchain and its Use Cases. Everything you need on Blockchain, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency.
4.5 (177 ratings)
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10,131 students enrolled
Last updated 3/2020
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 6 articles
  • 23 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Master the basic concepts of Blockchain and understand why it is a technological revolution
  • Build a technical intuition of how the computer science of Blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum works
  • Empower you to make informed decisions in the Blockchain world and critically reflect on news in the space
  • Understand the use cases of Blockchain today with a deep-dive on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin
  • Provide a first practical guide on buying, owning and trading digital assets
  • Willingness to learn an insane amount of new things
  • Access to a computer with internet connection
  • No specific knowledge is required - bring your passion to understand Blockchain technology

Welcome to this Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Masterclass that will teach you everything you need to understand Blockchain and cryptocurrency on a technical level and assess their business impact in 2020! This course will help you to form your own opinions about the merits of Blockchain technology as well as business use cases. It will enable you to help yourself and your clients to make blockchain-related business decisions. It will also provide an introduction to buying, storing and trading cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum.

There are a couple of other course options on this topic out there, but this is without a doubt the most effective and comprehensive course on the market. This is why:

  • Comprehensive syllabus, covering Blockchain fundamentals, technical intuitions and practical tips for Blockchain and cryptocurrencies

  • Focus on business perspective, discussing use cases and providing insights into how blockchains can transform industries

  • Relevant and current material - the Blockchain world is constantly changing, this course will keep you up to date

  • Constantly updated with new material and examples

  • High-quality closed captions / subtitles - not the computer-generated gibberish most other courses have

  • Heinrich was a Project Lead at McKinsey with extensive work experience in digital technology

  • Jens is an engineer and Senior Manager at a large e-commerce retailer with first hand experience on how Blockchains transform businesses

Did you ever wanted to understand Blockchains on a technical level and form an opinion about its business merits? No matter if you are a young consultant, a software engineer, an entrepreneur or a student who wants to learn more about Blockchain, we will teach you the ins and outs about Blockchain and its most relevant applications.

These are some of the topics that we will cover:

  • What is money and how do cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum compare

  • How do Blockchains work on a technical level

  • What are consensus mechanisms like Proof of Work and Proof of Stake

  • Understand Blockchain forks, like Bitcoin vs. Bitcoin Cash

  • Detailed discussion of relevant Blockchain use cases and business impact

  • Practical guide on how to buy, store and trade cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum

  • Technological outlook on scaling challenges and next generation Blockchains

We are very much looking forward to teaching you these exciting Blockchain and cryptocurrency skills for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Cardano and the like in this course. Welcome on board!

Who this course is for:
  • Everybody interested in understanding the basic concepts of the Blockchain
  • Business professionals wanting to learn Blockchain use cases for their industries
  • Investors interested in cryptocurrencies and underlying mechanics
  • Students eager to build a technical intuition of how Blockchains work
  • Developers that want to understand the basics of Blockchain and the intuition behind it
Course content
Expand all 36 lectures 02:59:01
+ Blockchain Fundamentals
8 lectures 01:06:33
Learning Objectives: Blockchain Fundamentals
What Are Blockchains and Why Are They Needed
How Do Blockchains Work
Proof of Work Mechanism
Proof of Stake Mechanism
Private vs. Public Keys
Blockchain Forks Explained

Check your understanding of the Blockchain Fundamentals section with this quiz!

Quiz on Blockchain Fundamentals
4 questions
+ Deep Dive on Cryptocurrencies, specifically Bitcoin
7 lectures 32:44
Learning Objectives: Cryptocurrencies
History of Bitcoin
Original Bitcoin Whitepaper
Bitcoin vs. Bitcoin Cash
Update on Bitcoin Cash
Alternative Cryptocurrencies ("Altcoins")
Utility and Speculative Coin Value
Quiz on Cryptocurrencies
3 questions
+ Blockchain Use Cases
9 lectures 36:28
Learning Objectives: Blockchain Use Cases
Disclaimer on Company Presentations
Assets Use Cases
Trust Use Cases
Ownership Use Cases
Money Use Cases
Identity Use Cases
Contracts Use Cases

Check your understanding of the Blockchain Use Cases section with this quiz!

Quiz on Blockchain Use Cases
3 questions
Are you inspired by the blockchain use cases we have discussed in the last lectures? Do you want to work on your own Blockchain idea and get feedback from instructors and other students? Work on this assignment to deepen your learning journey! However, it is optional in this course curriculum.
Work on your own Blockchain use case ideas!
3 questions
+ Practical Guide on How to Buy, Trade and Store Digital Assets
5 lectures 18:27
Investment Advice Disclaimer
Learning Objectives: Getting Practical
How to Obtain and Trade Digital Assets
How to Store Digital Assets
Deep Dive: Hardware wallets
Quiz on Getting Practical
4 questions
+ Beyond Blockchain
3 lectures 13:29
Technological Outlook
Popular Abbreviations and Terms
Wrap-up and Feedback
+ Bonus Lecture
1 lecture 00:21
Bonus Lecture: Course promotions