Blockchain Cryptoassets and Decentralized Finance

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Today large intermediaries establish trust in our economy and control the movement storage and allocation of money and assets. The status quo however is rife with inefficiencies. In this course we’ll address the many challenges of the status quo and discuss how cryptoassets smart contracts new identity systems and new financial business models can help overcome them.

You’ll learn how blockchain technology empowers individuals entrepreneurs and businesses with the tools they need to help level the playing field and to participate in the value they create. By the end of this course you’ll learn how and why transacting on the blockchain can help us bring about a future that is faster fairer and more distributed than the world we inhabit today.

WEEK 1
4 hours to complete
Cryptoassets
Blockchain is the first native digital medium for value. Consequently we are witnessing one of the largest transformations of wealth in human history—from paper-based analog assets to digital ones. In this module students will learn about seven different kinds of cryptoassets including cryptocurrencies protocol tokens utility tokens securities tokens natural asset tokens crypto collectibles crypto-fiat currencies and stablecoins.
16 videos (Total 69 min) 10 readings 5 quizzes

WEEK 2
3 hours to complete
Smart Contracts
In this module you will learn what smart contracts are and how they work. We will discuss how blockchain-based smart contracts can enable individuals and organizations to reduce transaction costs minimize the need for third-party intermediaries and improve productivity security and privacy.
11 videos (Total 50 min) 4 readings 5 quizzes

WEEK 3
2 hours to complete
Identity
Accessing large centralized systems such as email health insurance or a bank account requires the provision of various identifiers—for example government-issued ID cards self-selected passwords or biometric data. However identifier-based systems are problematic—both administratively and philosophically. In this module you will learn about five problems with identifier-based systems and explain how a distributed self-sovereign identity system deployed on the blockchain can resolve many of these issues.
8 videos (Total 33 min) 3 readings 3 quizzes

WEEK 4
6 hours to complete
DApps and Distributed Business Models
There are countless opportunities for blockchain to disrupt or displace traditional centralized business models. In this module we explore how blockchain technology can support “open networked enterprise” business models through the inclusion of native payment systems reputation systems uncensorable content trustless transactions smart contracts and autonomous agents.
16 videos (Total 84 min) 7 readings 4 quizzes


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Cung cấp bởi: Coursera /  INSEAD

Thời lượng: 15 hours
Ngôn ngữ giảng dạy: Tiếng Anh
Chi phí: Miễn phí / 0
Đối tượng: Beginner

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