Blockchain Fundamentals + Applications
$1990 per person
This three-day course provides an overview of blockchain design and highlights how it can be used in industry with real time application.
The course provides a solid understanding of blockchain and discusses in-depth appropriate and legitimate uses of blockchain, when blockchain is not appropriate, as well as how to apply smart contracts and tokens into an application. Experiential exercises and use cases are provided to help understand each component of blockchain individually. The instructor then shows how blockchain can be used for participants’ own use cases. The course also reviews how current real time applications of blockchain can be applied to other industry uses. The course is valuable to engineers and scientists who have heard about blockchain and are curious about what it is and can they use it to benefit their work.
If you are entering the field or a seasoned individual wanting to stay abreast of new and emerging trends and want to stay current or be a leader in bringing blockchain to your field this course will add value to your knowledge base. A comprehensive set of notes and references will be provided to all attendees. Students will also receive spreadsheet analysis tools that they can use to quickly assess the appropriateness of incorporating blockchain on to a project
Michael McCarthy is an Instructor at Harvard Extension School teaching Blockchain Innovation as well as a Blockchain consultant. Michael’s blockchain clients span the globe from the U.S. to China. He has used Blockchain for clients to enhance supply chain movement of goods from Pakistan to Europe. Michael has helped Chinese clients create an ICO (Initial Coin Offering) to pay US Instructors teaching Chinese students online through an education portal while staying compliant with Chinese asset transfer laws. Currently, Michael is creating a biometric ID system with MIT to help refugees leave refugee camps faster by bringing their verified credentials to the blockchain. As a serial entrepreneur with 6 companies in his portfolio Michael enjoys variety and crossing technology solutions across industries to add value quickly and efficiently.
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