Blockchain. You’ve heard the term, but might feel unsure
about what it means exactly. You know
it’s essential for business and an emerging technological solution, but what is
Find out through Blockchain Application Analysis, a crash
course in blockchain offered by the University of Denver’s Center for
Professional Development. Ideal for business leaders, executives, and
entrepreneurs looking for deep insight into the blockchain revolution, this
course equips you with tools to confidently assess if blockchain solutions fit
your business, and understand how to position yourself at the top of the pack
in this new market.
Blockchain technology is
disrupting a wide range of business operations, and even entire businesses
themselves, at an exponential rate. Governments, healthcare, financial
institutions, insurance, real estate, and technology companies are all actively
engaged in developing new products and services leveraging this technology.
Despite these advances, there is still a pervasive gap amongst many as to
exactly why and how to effectively utilize these nascent technologies.
In this three-session course, you’ll find answers to the
following questions: What technologies, essential definitions, and concepts
enable blockchain? What are the operating principles of blockchains and smart,
self-executing contracts, plus blockchain business applications? What kinds of
blockchain services and solutions exist today? Why and how should I use them? How
can I assess the validity and value of blockchain solutions for a specific
The course culminates with a research-informed presentation
on a blockchain business use-case. You will demonstrate your understanding of
the blockchain systems that are critical for companies to remain competitive
with the new tools disrupting industry.
Sessions are March 18, March 25, and April 1 from 6:00 to
9:00 p.m. at the Catalyst HTI in the RiNo district of Denver. To learn more and
register, visit https://ucollege.du.edu/blockchainfundamentals