This fourth course of the Blockchain series provides an overview of the broader blockchain ecosystem. Participants are introduced to other blockchain platforms, details of two decentralized application use cases, and challenges such as privacy and scalability. Course material includes emerging alternative decentralization models such as IPFS and Hashgraph, challenges in broader blockchain adoption, and continuous improvement solutions.
This online course is available on the Coursera platform.
Course Duration: Approximately 4 weeks (3.5-5 hours of effort per week)
Anyone interested in a broad overview of the fervent developments taking place in the blockchain landscape, the practical applications that illustrate unique features of blockchain technology, and approaches for ongoing improvements in privacy and scalability.
For either a CEU or PDH, a learner must complete a request form. The process entails providing proof of the learner’s Verified Certificate (VC) issued by Coursera. A VC indicates a learner has completed a course with a passing score (he/she does not receive a letter grade). CEUs and PDHs are eligible for those earning a certificate on November 11, 2019 or later.