Interskill Learning Mainframe Training

770-872-4278

The Online Mainframe Training Specialists
Search   Course Catalog   Live Chat!  
Return to Catalog Home     Return to Curriculum Listing

Blockchain Fundamentals

Duration

4 hours

Overview

The Blockchain Fundamentals course provides you with a solid understanding of the business issues surrounding the emergence of blockchain, explaining its value and general structure. It then describes applications that are currently using this technology and provides an insight into its potential. For those just starting out, it suggests existing frameworks and platforms where blockchain can run, and because blockchain is still in its infancy, where more information of this topic can be obtained. The last module covers the more technical aspects of blockchain, discussing the use of hashes, block content, and how blockchain data is created and distributed throughout the network.

Audience

This course is suitable for a wide range of people - from business managers to general IT workers, who need both an overview of blockchain capabilities and a technical view inside blockchain processing.

Prerequisites

None

Objectives

    After completing this course, the student will be able to:
  • Describe basic blockchain structure and functionality
  • Identify existing and potential blockchain applications
  • Describe how hashes and blocks are used in the blockchain process

Course Content

Introduction to Blockchain

Blockchain’s Value
Distributed Ledger Technology
General Blockchain Structure
Security and Blockchain
Trusted and Trustless Blockchain Networks
Blockchain Evolution
Blockchain and Bitcoin

Embracing Blockchain

Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts
Real Applications Using Blockchain
Blockchain Potential
Blockchain Adoption
Organizations Already Using Blockchain
Consortiums Supporting Blockchain
Where to Start?
Existing Blockchain Frameworks
Hyperledger Projects

Blockchain in the Cloud
Learning About Blockchain

How Blockchain Works

Hashes and Blockchain Hash Properties
Blocks
The Blockchain Process
Addressing Blocks
Block Contents
Sending and Validating Transactions
Adding Transactions to a Block
Adding Blocks to the Blockchain
Proof of Work
Proof of Stake

Blockchain Fundamentals Mastery Test

Looking for more information about Interskill Learning Products?
Contact our Learning Consultants or call us at 770-872-4278