Blockchain: Foundations and Use Cases

The Definitive Introduction to Blockchain for Everyone

ConsenSys Academy is excited to announce the launch of Blockchain: Foundations and Use Cases, an online course in partnership with Coursera.

ConsenSys is a world leader in blockchain technology and we want you to be as excited about this new industry as we are! This course is the definitive introduction to blockchain for anyone — no prior technical experience required.

Beyond the technology, this course will introduce you to some of the philosophy behind decentralization and why people are excited about it. Together, we'll examine use cases of businesses, hear from industry leaders, and give you the opportunity to develop and analyze a use case yourself.

With this course, not only will you be able to explain blockchain to your colleagues, you'll be on your way to making educated business decisions with your new, foundational understanding of blockchain.

About Blockchain: Foundations and Use Cases

Program Details

This is a 5-week, self-paced, online course featuring multi-modal content such as videos, reading materials, interactive quizzes, assignments, and a peer-reviewed final project. Designed with the busy professional in mind, this course can be completed with just 2-3 hours of time per week. The course is $99 USD per student and currently offered in English.

Who is this course for?

This course requires no prior technical knowledge and is ideal for anyone who wants to understand blockchain: whether you're a businessperson who wants to learn about impacts to your industry, or a technologist who'd like to take an introductory step into the world of blockchain.

What you get

The goal of this course is to get you speaking comfortably about blockchain from technical, philosophical, and business standpoints. You'll learn from real-world use cases and will be empowered to make decisions of your own. Upon completion, you'll be issued a certificate from ConsenSys Academy via Ethense.