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LEARN BLOCKCHAIN & CRYPTOCURRENCIES 2-Day Bootcamp! Nov 2017

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CPA Ontario Professional Development Institute

25 York St.

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BLOCKCHAIN is the "NEXT INTERNET" and it is highly disruptive. This provides an excellent opportunity for you to learn to enhance your career or to start your own blockchain based startup. Blockchain startups are attracting 10's of millions of dollars in funding. Businesses will require skilled blockchain professionals. Get ahead with this 2-day bootcamp and learn about the technology and business of blockchain. No technical experience is required.

CRYPTOCURRENCIES are the digital currencies and tokens that fuel Blockchain and have seen a market valuation go from $20B to $100B in a matter of weeks, with some cryptocurrencies and tokens gaining 100x to 1000x in weeks. Understand the basics of cryptocurrencies and how they work so you know how to research what you need to know and to protect yourself.

You can then augment this training with deeper-dive courses on smart contract development and cryptocurrencies.

Don't miss out - Register before we sell out!

DAY 1: Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

Day 2-Enterprise Blockchain Transformation Strategy & Application

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DAY 1: Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

8 AM - Breakfast and Networking

8: 30 - Introductions

8:45 - Introduction to disruption, the need for Digital Transformation and Blockchain

9:15 - Introduction to Blockchain

10:15 - Networking Break & Refreshments

10:30 - INTERACTIVE GROUP EXERCISE – Value Transfer using Bitcoin Blockchain

11:00 - Introduction to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

11:30 - Blockchain Construct - Decentralization and Consensus

12:00 - Working Lunch

1:00 - Achieving consensus on a Blockchain

  • INTERACTIVE GROUP EXERCISE: “Proof-of-Work” Game
  • LIVE DEMO: Consensus on a Blockchain

1:45 - The Blockchain Eco-system

  • Infrastructure Participants
  • Middleware Participants
  • Applications and Services Participants
  • Sidechains and Other Participants
  • Smart Oracles
  • Digital assets and smart property
  • Business logic and Smart Contracts

2:30 - Networking Break

2:45 - Blockchain Infrastructure & important considerations for Enterprises

  • Public Blockchains
  • Private Blockchains
  • Consortium Blockchains
  • Blockchain Infrastructure for enterprise applications

- Bitcoin Blockchain

- Ethereum Blockchain

- Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain

3:30 - LIVE DEMO of a Permissioned Blockchain

4:00 - GROUP DISCUSSION

  • Business Opportunities for Digital Transformation with Blockchain

4:30 - Summary

Supporting Courseware Material for Day 1

  • Basic concepts of Finance and Economy
  • What is money, currency, legal tender, ledgers
  • History of Money
  • Economics of Bitcoin (Monetary policy)
  • Bitcoin White Paper
  • Concept of Inflation, Deflation and Disinflation
  • Hedging currency against Gold


Day 2-Enterprise Blockchain Transformation Strategy & Application

8:00 - Breakfast and Networking

8:30 - Blockchain enabled emerging trends and business models

9:15 - Addressing Business Challenges with Blockchain – Blockchain use cases

10:15 - Networking Break

10:30 - Digital Transformation with Blockchain – Digital Government Case Study

11:00 - LIVE DEMO – Certifying on a Blockchain

11:15 - Developing Blockchain Transformation Strategy & Business Case

  • Capabilities Analysis
  • Interactive Group Exercise - Identifying Blockchain Transformation Opportunities and Business Impact Analysis

12:00 - Working Lunch – Continue with Group Exercise

1:30 - Presentation & Review of use cases

2:20 - Organization’s decision criteria

2:30 - Networking Break

2:45 - Developing the Blockchain Implementation Plan

  • Selecting the Governance Model
  • Identifying risks and risk mitigation
  • Determining which Blockchain to use
  • Implementing a Blockchain Proof-of-Concept or Minimal Viable Product (MVP)

4:00 - Capstone Project Overview

4:30 - Summary

Supporting Courseware Material for Day 2/Capstone Project External factors analysis tools

  • capabilities analysis tools
  • Strategy development tools
  • Business model canvas

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes, you must be over 18 years old.

Audience

Open to business and technology professionals who are learning about Enterprise Blockchain and Digital Transformation.

Important Information

Methodologies and Tools: The following management / business / technology methodologies and tools may be used during this workshop. In cases where these tools are used, either a brief introduction to the concepts and/or supporting material will be provided to help develop the strategy/plan (not to teach the tools themselves):

  • Methods for determining disruptive forces and trends
  • Digital transformation journey planning
  • Design thinking and journey mapping
  • PESTEL Analysis
  • SWOT/TOES Analysis
  • Weighting average
  • LEAN Blockchain Business Transformation Model

Certification: This course is required for Business and Technical Foundational Certification. For certification - completion of Day 2: Developing a Blockchain Business Transformation Strategy – Identifying Opportunities & Assessing Organizational Impacts; successful completion of a small capstone project; and passing an exam are required. Certification requires the candidate to have either completed post-secondary education or have a minimum of two years of professional work experience.

Cost for Certification: Please note that there may be an additional fee for review of the capstone project and the certification exam. This will be kept to a minimum and shall not exceed $150 for the process.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The venue is beside UNION STATION in downtown Toronto and is easily accessable via transit.

What can I bring into the event?

Your laptop and cellphone please.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

dkhan@redmobileco.com


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