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Business Education: Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

The ultimate foundation course for blockchain and cryptocurrency

About Business Education: Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

The problem with learning about blockchain is that there is too much information but not enough structured knowledge. Oftentimes for the uninitiated, most of this information may be indecipherable. And it is becoming a big problem as professionals from a variety of industries are looking to understanding the technology and explore the opportunities for their sector. In, collaboration with Antony Lewis (author of The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains) we have developed the ultimate commercial education course for professionals and business students to learn all the fundamentals they need in relation to blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and ICOs in an accessible, logical and structured manner. The course contains 10+ hours of materials including explainer videos, lecture notes, articles and learning summaries and quiz assessments at the end of each of the 8 core lessons.


  • Discounted Price

    USD 8.99

  • Hours of Learning


  • Level

    Level 1

  • Deliverable

    MCQ Assessment


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Commercial and technical learnings for blockchain and cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cryptocurrencies

Learn about the major cryptocurrencies, how they are traded and stored as well as the major ecosystem stakeholders such as the exchanges, regulators, miners, investors, developers and many more

Blockchain Technology

Be able to distinguish between public and private blockchains, understand the impact of distributed ledger technology and gain introductory insights into cryptography, a branch of mathematics that is critical to blockchain technology

Cryptocurrency Investment

Equip yourself with the right crypto investment toolkit including an understanding of Initial Coin Offerings, cryptocurrency pricing and valuation models and key risk considerations. The course provides trustworthy and balanced insights to those interested in cryptocurrency investing

History of Money and Payment

To fully appreciate the benefits of cryptocurrencies and blockchain, it is necessary to gain an understanding of the fundamentals of our economic system today including a history and uses of money, how different international payment mechanisms work etc


Get the fundamental skills to launch and fast track your blockchain career

  • Demonstrate interest and knowledge in blockchain technology

  • Understand blockchain and cryptocurrency trends in media and professional environments

  • Launch and fast track your blockchain career today


Blockchain is unlike any other technology available. Understanding its unique value proposition is a critical building block of a blockchain education. Key aspects like decentralisation, distributed ledger technology and public/private blockchain are more than just buzzwords. They are the essence of the blockchain, and any successful blockchain professional will intimately understand them


Antony Lewis

Antony Lewis

Director of Research

Having worked in the blockchain sector since 2013, Antony is Director of Research for R3, an enterprise blockchain company. Antony is author of “The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains”, an essential guide for anyone who needs to learn about cryptocurrencies, ICOs, and business blockchains. Antony also advises to the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission on FinTech. Prior to bitcoins and blockchains, Antony was a technologist at Credit Suisse in London and Singapore having started his banking career as an FX trader at Barclays Capital.

Wing Lee

Wing Lee

Co-Founder of Hashcademy

Wing is one of the founders of Hashcademy and is fully dedicated to blockchain education in particular on its business and commercial applications as well as in cryptocurrency investment. Wing has over ten years of corporate finance and banking experience.


There are no pre-requisites for this course

Course Structure

Our Curriculum

Business Education: Course Introduction

- About Antony Lewis

- Business Education: Course Introduction

Money and Digital Money

- Business Education: Lesson 2 Introduction

- Unit 1: Definition of Money

- Unit 2: History of Money and Currency

- Unit 3: Digital Money

- Business Education: Lesson 2 Learning Outcome


- Business Education: Lesson 3 Introduction

- Unit 1: Cryptography and Public Key

- Unit 2: Hashing

- Unit 3: Digital Signatures

- Business Education: Lesson 3 Learning Outcome


- Business Education: Lesson 4 Introduction

- Unit 1: Introduction to Bitcoin

- Unit 2: Bitcoin Mechanism Part 1

- Unit 3: Bitcoin Mechanism Part 2

- Unit 4: Bitcoin Ecosystem

- Unit 5: Introduction to Ethereum

- Unit 6: Forks

- Business Education: Lesson 4 Learning Outcome

Digital Tokens

- Business Education: Lesson 5 Introduction

- Unit 1: What Are Digital Tokens

- Unit 2: Token Categorisation

- Unit 3: A Summary of Cryptocurrencies

- Business Education: Lesson 5 Learning Outcome

Blockchain Technology

- Business Education: Lesson 6 Introduction

- Unit 1: What is Blockchain Technology

- Unit 2: Key Blockchain Technology Concepts

- Unit 3: Uses of Private and Public Blockchain

- Unit 4: Uses of Private and Public Blockchain Part 2

- Business Education: Lesson 6 Learning Outcome

Initial Coin Offering

- Business Education: Lesson 7 Introduction

- Unit 1: Introduction to Initial Coin Offering

- Unit 2: ICO Funding Stages

- Unit 3: Key ICO Processes

- Unit 4: Regulation for Security Tokens

- Business Education: Lesson 7 Learning Outcome

Investment in Cryptocurrencies

- Business Education: Lesson 8 Introduction

- Unit 1: Cryptocurrency Pricing

- Unit 2: Utility Token Pricing

- Unit 3: Risks and Mitigations

- Business Education: Lesson 8 Learning Outcome

Business Education: Course Conclusion

- Business Education: Course Assessment

- Business Education: Course Conclusion


MCQ Assessment


Business Education: Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

$8.99 USD


Get your fundamental course for blockchain business education at a early bird discounted price of USD12.99. Original price at USD29.99.

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