Learning Opportunities

students working at the CIT Computing Stations on North Campus.

A currently disruptive and evolving technology, blockchain offers opportunities for lifelong learning.

The needs vary, from government officials considering security, business executives looking at operational pipelines, lawyers exploring smart contracts or coders creating new apps, as do the learning situations. The Blockchain ThinkLab offers and/or highlight classes, workshops and presentations.

Classes and Courses

Generally the classes and courses are longer with several sessions. Frequently they provide credit or certification in addition to knowledge. They range from classes created as part of UB curriculum to MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) accessible to anyone around the world.

  • Coursera Blockchain MOOC
    Emerging technologies, like blockchain, are ushering in newer internet applications that transcend demographics and national barriers. If more people are educated in the technologies, it helps build an inclusive society where everyone benefits. 
  • CSE234: Introduction to Blockchain
    Blockchain courses bring interest from university students and industry. The Winter Session class was the first in a series of courses, presentations, workshops, events and buildathons designed for multiple audiences. 
  • Blockchain Overview for Faculty
    There is more to blockchain than bitcoin. UB faculty, staff and students learn the basics during an interactive workshop.