HK$5,500 – HK$6,500

Blockchain for Business Professionals - Course

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University of Waterloo Foundation

19F Malahon Centre

10-12 Stanley Street, Central

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island

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This one day course is an excellent opportunity for business professionals to better their understanding of blockchain technology, and how it can be best put to use in their industry.


About the Course

You will learn about the differences between various blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, as well as the underlying market dynamics and considerations for tokenized blockchains (e.g. cryptocurrencies). Additionally, you will learn about the business architecture of existing enterprise blockchain applications, which will help you formulate a coherent plan of how blockchain technologies could be applied to your industry.


Audience

This course is specifically designed for business and technology professionals looking for opportunities to adapt blockchain/distributed ledger technologies within their industry or company. This course does not have any pre-requisites and assumes little to no technical experience or familiarity with blockchain technology nor distributed ledger technologies.


For further information, request a course package at https://www.imitadvisory.com/courses/blockchain-for-business-professionals/




Course Agenda:

9:00 - Breakfast and Networking


9:30 - Introductions


10:00 - Morning Session 1 – Blockchain Fundamentals
Learn about the various blockchain structures and existing applications.

  • An introduction to key blockchain concepts, blockchain architectures, and components of a functioning blockchain network.
  • INTERACTIVE GROUP EXERCISE – Value Transfer using a major blockchain
  • Introduction to cryptocurrencies
  • Blockchain constructs – Decentralization and Consensus validations


11:15 - Networking Break & Refreshments


11:30 - Morning Session 2 – Blockchain Ecosystem and “Smart” Contracts
Understand the blockchain ecosystem within an enterprise and consumer context

  • Infrastructure, Middleware, and Application Participants
  • Sidechains and other Participants
  • Smart Oracles
  • Digital assets and smart property
  • Business logic and Smart Contracts


12:30 - Working Lunch


1:30 - Afternoon Session – Blockchain Architectures and Real-world Examples
Learn to how to apply blockchain within any industry.

  • Important considerations for enterprises
  • Public Blockchains
  • Private Blockchains
  • Consortium Blockchains
  • Business Architecture of existing and commercially-viable Blockchain Infrastructures


2:45 - Networking Break & Refreshments


3:00 - LIVE DEMO of a Permissioned Blockchain


4:00 - GROUP ACTIVITY

  • Business Opportunities for Digital Transformations with Blockchains


4:30 - Summary


*Meals and refreshments will be provided




What will I have at the end of this course?

  • Understanding of the eco-systems and spectrum of blockchain/distributed ledger technology possibilities
  • Ability to develop a business architecture for a blockchain-enabled offering for your industry
  • Corporate and regulatory considerations for enterprise blockchains – GRC, Partner, and Customer perspectives
  • Examples of enterprise blockchain solutions – successful and failed approaches, architectural considerations, and industry uses


Technical Experience
This course assumes little to no technical experience


Methodologies and Tools
The following management / business / technology methodologies and tools may be used during this course. In cases where these tools are used, a brief introduction or supporting material will be provided to help develop the complete learning exercises:

  • Methods for determining disruptive forces and trends
  • Digital transformation journey planning
  • Design thinking and journey mapping
  • PESTEL Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Business Transformation Model
  • Your laptop and mobile phone





Course Fees: The general enrollment fee for this course is HKD $6,500. Early enrollment discount will be available up to 2 weeks before the course start date (approx. 15% discount).


Pricing and Discounts: Only up to 15 participants are permitted per workshop. Discount and coupon codes are for limited time only and may be discontinued at any time. Expect the price for any given course to increase closer to the date of the course.

IMIT also has a series of grants which will be available for certain applicants. For more details, please request a course package at https://www.imitadvisory.com/courses/blockchain-for-business-professionals/


Refund Policy: Refunds are issued less processing and credit card/Paypal fees as long as cancellation is received 30 days in advance of the course. Cancellation from 15 to 8 days is refunded at 50% less processing and credit card/Paypal fees. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide refunds within 7 days of the course.

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10-12 Stanley Street, Central

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island

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