Blockchain:

Disruptive Technology

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START
November 30th, 2021
END
February 8th, 2022
DURATION
8 weeks
COMMITMENT
8-10 hours a week
LANGUAGE
English
FORMAT
Online
PRICE
$ 2,700 USD
CEUs
6.4

Blockchain:

Disruptive Technology

Download brochureRegister
START
November 30th, 2021
END
February 8th, 2022
DURATION
8 weeks
COMMITMENT
8-10 hours a week
LANGUAGE
English
FORMAT
Online
PRICE
$ 2,700 USD
CEUs
6.4

* 10% Early Enrollment Discount available until October 28, 2021

A technology that means versatility, safety, and advancement

The recent popularity of blockchain technology is not without significance.

Regardless of geographic and economic barriers, blockchain has completely broken through all business activities and is already causing a profound impact that ensures the following: Blockchain is here to stay.

The 5th Generation of the Internet represents an increase in the possibilities of its applications. Blockchain connects decentralized systems in a format that is open source, versatile and unalterably secure without depending on third parties, so that everyone can participate directly in the exponential change that is taking place.

60%

60% of CIOs were about to integrate blockchain into their infrastructure by the end of 2020

Source: MVP

53%

53% of C-Suite professionals identified blockchain as a crucial part of their organizational infrastructure by 2020.

Source: Deloitte

77%

77% of executives agree that they will lose their competitive advantage if they do not adopt blockchain.

Source: Deloitte

An online program to understand the fundamentals and applications of Blockchain

This program provides professionals from various sectors with an insight into the fundamentals of blockchain and its practical applications. The objective is not only to understand how this technology works, but also to learn what its applications are in order to obtain the maximum benefit in the digital transformation projects that are developed.

Among those applications, you will be able to discover:

Encryption

Blockchains

Ethereum

Crypto currencies

Smart contracts

Digital signatures

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The skills you will develop

1.

You will understand the historical,

technological, and commercial reasons that have led to the birth of blockchain.

2.

You will analyze the impact of blockchain

in all industries and, of course, in your own business environment.

3.

You will master the fundamentals of blockchain technology,

including distributed ledgers, block chains, encryption, PKIs, hashing and consensus mechanisms: proof-of-work (PoW) and proof-of-stake (PoS).

4.

You will learn about the Blockchain Ethereum network

and its potential applications.

5.

You will become familiar with the growing range of blockchain applications,

including bitcoin and other crypto currencies, smart contracts, and digital signatures.

6.

You will learn about crypto currencies,

their strengths and weaknesses in the digital era, and how they will revolutionize e-commerce, finance and even legislation in many countries.

7.

You will become aware of the shortcomings

of previous web platforms with respect to accessibility, monopolies, privacy, censorship, transparency and integrity, and how blockchain promises to solve these problems.

8.

You will become the driving force

behind blockchain technology in your organization.

In addition, you will receive a Certificate of Completion

All participants who successfully complete the program will receive an MIT Professional Education Certificate of Completion.

Students in the MIT Professional Education Digital Plus Blockchain: Disruptive Technology program will also receive 6.4 Continuing Education Units (CEU*).

In order to obtain the CEUs, it is a requirement to complete a form necessary for the accreditation of the CEUs. These CEUs are calculated, for each course, according to the number of learning hours.

* A CEU is a unit of credit equivalent to 10 hours of participation in an accredited program for professionals.

This program is aimed at

  • CTOs, CInOs, AND LEADERS OF DEPARTMENTS OR TECHNOLOGICAL PROJECTS
    that need to understand the new possibilities that Blockchain offers to digital transformation and advances in technical areas.
  • TECHNICAL PROFESSIONALS
    who want to obtain a broader strategic vision on how Blockchain can transform their business operations.
  • CEOs, ENTREPRENEURS AND FUNCTIONAL MANAGERS
    in technical areas or sectors who want to create new business models and expand their current operations.
  • ANY PROFESSIONAL
    that wants to understand the benefits and opportunities that Blockchain offers for digital transformation in their organization.

Meet the Faculty of this program

DOCTOR ABEL SANCHEZ

Executive Director of the MIT Geospatial Data Center

“Join us on this journey to redefine the business world”

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Dr. Sanchez is the architect of the global network “The Internet of Things” and data analysis platforms for SAP, Ford, Johnson & Johnson, Accenture, Shell, Exxon Mobil and Altria. In cyber security, he has developed cyber-attack impact analyses for the U.S. Department of Defense and a password firewall for the IARPA.

Dr. Abel Sanchez holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and teaches MIT courses in cyber security, engineering, blockchain and data science. He has been involved in developing educational software for Microsoft and establishing the Accenture Technology Academy. He has produced over 150 educational videos, has 10 years of experience with learning management systems and has made deployments in the Americas, Asia and Europe.

PROFESSOR JOHN. R. WILLIAMS

Director of the MIT Geospatial Data Center

“Once you climb that first mountain of knowledge, you will be able to teach yourself many things”

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Professor John R. Williams’ research focuses on the development and application of computing algorithms in distributed cyberphysical systems. He was director of the Auto-ID Laboratory, where the Internet of Things was invented. He is considered, along with Bill Gates and Larry Ellison, one of the 50 most powerful people in “Computer Networks”.

He has authored and co-authored over 250 articles in journals and conferences. Professor Williams teaches courses on the basics of programming, modern software development, web system architecture, cloud and blockchain. In addition, he holds a B.Sc. in Physics from Oxford University, an M.Sc. in Physics from UCLA, and a Ph.D. from the University of Swansea.

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