In this certificate, you will delve into the world of blockchain technology and its cryptographic underpinnings to demystify the technology and the promise it holds for business.

Learning from world-renowned blockchain experts from Cornell Tech, you will begin by studying how cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin make use of the blockchain to facilitate peer-to-peer digital transactions. Then, with a solid understanding of the mechanics of the Bitcoin blockchain protocol, you will discover the problems blockchain technologies aim to solve and determine how they can support your business goals. Ultimately, you will walk away with a proposal for an application of blockchain technology in your organization.

  1. Foundations of Blockchain
  2. Digital Transactions and Blockchain
  3. Technological and Cryptographic Elements in Blockchain
  4. Blockchain Platforms
  5. Applications of Blockchain
  6. Challenges of Blockchain
  7. Legal Frameworks of Blockchain