Fundamentals of Blockchain

Learn the basics about Blockchain technology, and its real-world applications. For everyone.

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There is a lot more to Blockchain than cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Blockchain introduces new principles that can revolutionize entire industries, like electricity and the computer did back in the days.

Blockchain brings new tools that, when applied correctly, allow to revisit large- and small-scale problems and introduce solutions that can guarantee security or anonymity at a pace unseen until now. Forget the hype about Bitcoin trading, the real value in Blockchain is in the real-world applications of its principles.

This course teaches the fundamentals of Blockchain. We introduce all the technical concepts that you need to understand before you can start your journey of revolutionizing your industry.

This introductory course was designed for technical staff, but it is also very suitable for executives and managers who want to start thinking big about Blockchain.

Learning outcomes for participants

  • Understand all the basic concepts that make Blockchain an innovative solution to many problems
  • Understand how they all fit together
  • Know how cryptocurrency exchanges work
  • Get a glimpse at real-world applications of Blockchain concepts

Course instructor

This course is taught by Leigh Williams, a technologist with a passion for Blockchain and its real-world applications. Leigh has been a solutions architect in several banks in South Africa, and has worked on several projects involving Blockchain.

Intended audience

This introductory course was designed for technical staff, their managers and executives who want to start thinking big about Blockchain.


The course contains nearly 2 hours of video material, delivered in bite sizes and split into chapters. The full break-down is provided below. With the addition of the chapter quizzes, the course is usually completed in 2 to 3 hours.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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