Blockchain Basics

Understanding the Power of Blockchains

Welcome to the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency! In this course, we’ll walk you through this technology from a 360 degree approach.

Do you want to get a firm grasp on what blockchain and Bitcoin are all about?

Do you need to quickly learn the key concepts and vocabulary around blockchain and Bitcoin?

This effective guide will help you understand blockchain and Bitcoin, including more advanced topics such as smart contracts and digital tokens, and will set you well on your way to understanding blockchain and Bitcoin. Ledger Academy has THE ONLY courses that come with step by step demonstrations to help decipher the puzzle of blockchain.

You'll learn the key aspects around Blockchain and Bitcoin, including:

  • What is a blockchain?
  • What is Bitcoin?
  • What are smart contracts?
  • What is a cryptocurrency?
  • What are digital tokens?
  • How blockchain and Bitcoin are related and why it's so important to know the relation.
  • How to get started with Bitcoin

There are no requirements needed to enroll beyond having a business interest in learning how blockchain and Bitcoin work. So hold on and enjoy the ride.

Your Instructor

Barbara Muscara
Barbara Muscara

Barbara (Bobbi) holds ( 2) Undergraduate degrees, BS in Computer and Decision Science, and BS in Management and Organizational Behaviors. In 2002 she received a Masters in Business Education. She holds a NJ Teaching Certification in Business . Bobbi is the Director of Education at Ledger Academy a full service Blockchain education facility, working closely with the Linux foundation and the Hyperledger Blockchains. She currently is Chair of the Hyperledger Learning and Documentation Working Group and was featured as an Hyperledger Open Source Community Leader. Organizer of the local Princeton Meetup groups, she managed the Summer Blockchain Project, where the meetups created and executed a supply chain blockchain, THE GIVING CHAIN, to support the LOCAL CHARITY GIVING MODEL. This project won an Honorable Mention at the BigApps blockchain challenge Fall 2019 and Won the Government Blockchain Association's 2020 award for Social Impact at the Capitol in DC.

Rajesh is a patent holding Innovator and strategic thinker. Rajesh has founded a Blockchain based digital credential product company named CertOnce, which he now manages as the CEO. Prior to founding CertOnce, Rajesh served as an Associate Director at a leading wireless carrier in New Jersey.In this role, Rajesh had led diverse and globally spread teams in developing and deploying many mission critical applications while optimizing costs and gaining efficiency. Played a pivotal role in evengalizing and operationalizing DevSecOps and public cloud migration across 100+ mission and Business critical applications.

Rajesh has been following Blockchain technology very closely since 2014. The enormous potential of this disruptive technology finally made me take the plunge and compelled him to leave my corporate leadership role in a Fortune 15 company.

Rajesh holds an MBA and MTM degree from Stevens and a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from a premier engineering institute in India.

Course Curriculum

  Welcome to the course
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  Chapter 1. Introduction to Blockchain
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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