Blockchain Ecosystem and Implementation Strategy Framework
About this Course
In this Bootcamp, learners will explore what exactly blockchain is and the impact it has on multiple industries, arming them with the insight to incorporate this technology into their business strategy. They will explore the thematic area of blockchain, including the different business applications within it, related core technological features, and the strategic dynamics of the area.
Upon completion, they will walk away with a practical roadmap for blockchain implementation based on prestigious and internationally acclaimed Blockchain Strategy, allowing them to apply their knowledge and skills to any business strategy scenario.
After successfully completing this course, learners will walk away with:
Meet your instructor
Dr. Amer Hijazi
Co-Founder, A&H Group LTD – The UK
Amer Hijazi is a researcher at the Centre for Smart Modern Construction (c4SMC) at Western Sydney University (Australia). Amer has been funded by Western Sydney to pursue the first and most prestigious Blockchain Program in the world at Oxford University (the UK) and he aced all his modules with distinction.
He was awarded a full scholarship from Western Sydney for his PhD with a value of around 0.25 million to work on developing a methodology for integrating Blockchain with Building Information Modelling for supply chains.
Amer has participated in several international conferences in Sydney, Hong Kong and the MENA region and introduced Blockchain as a game-changer, on a path to disrupt many aspects of a business that deal with the coordination of information and trust.
He has published several papers regarding Blockchain adoption in the construction supply chain and its potential applications for facilities management and how Blockchain could enable a single source of truth model. Amer also holds a Master of Science degree from the University of the West of England, Bristol (the UK), in Building Information Modelling, Design Construction and Operation, and he was the only one to be awarded a full scholarship (UWE Bristol -Millennium Scholarship) in 2016 to pursue the same.
Amer is also an entrepreneur as he has officially registered his company (A&H Group Ltd) with the UK Companies House (Company No.11182370) and worked as a BIM and Innovation consultant to several companies in England and the MENA region. In fact, Amer has worked in the AEC industry since 2009 in the UK and MENA region as a BIM consultant / Civil Engineer for making the BIM business case and establishing the BIM roadmap and planning BIM implementation. With more than a decade in the industry, he is a geek, he is energetic, positive and smart.
- Introduction to Blockchain
- The Structure of Blockchain and its components
- Blockchain & Revolutionary Potential
- Blockchain Participants
- Disruption and Strategy
- The Blockchain Strategy Framework
- The Underlying Technology
- Understanding value transfer and value storage
- Potential use cases
- Definitions and Business Applications
- Strategic Dynamics
- Practical sessions
- Blockchain-Enabled Business.
- Building a blockchain strategy by sensing, shaping, and seizing
- Blockchain in Industry 4.0
- The Future of Blockchain and the industry.
- Blockchain Readiness
- Blockchain Business Opportunities
Applied Learning Project
Throughout the program, the course will cover distributed ledger technology and blockchain, their different applications, and the blockchain ecosystem and the learners would have benefited from using various internationally acclaimed frameworks, such as the Blockchain Ecosystem Map, the Blockchain Strategy Framework, and the Blockchain Regulation Framework, to analyze the blockchain landscape.
The final project will include the submission of a consolidated blockchain-based digital transformation strategy report incorporating all the individual module activity submissions.
Get your Certificate
Graduates of this program will be valuable additions to any team working on blockchain-based application development. Opportunities exist in companies. Specific roles include:
- Blockchain developer
- Blockchain engineer
Yes, Business applications for blockchain are on the rise. In fact, this technology is revolutionizing industries as diverse as banking, global finance, supply chain management, health care, digital media, and beyond. With a blockchain degree under your belt, you could expand your career options and stand out to employers.
No, they are different. Bitcoin is a digital currency, whereas, blockchain is a technology that enables you to move digital currency from one individual to another individual. However, Blockchain is not just limited to that, you can create your application or receive funds for your startup and can do many other things.
In the Blockchain, the data is stored in the form of blocks and not in the form of tables. … The skill of building the data structure from scratch is also essential for the blockchain developer. Knowledge of programming languages like C++, C-Sharp, C, Scala, Java, Python is also required.
By grasping the underlying architecture and motivations of blockchain, one gains insight into what makes blockchain so powerful. This course provides the sturdy foundations for future learning and careers in the blockchain