Learn how to use blockchain to solve real-world financial market challenges with this Blockchain Applications Master Trackoffered by Coursera in partnership with Duke University.
From bitcoin to blockchain, financial technology (FinTech) is changing the way we think about financial services. With blockchain technology serving as an encryption base for a variety of applications, understanding its use and limitations is a critical skill for leaders across industries. In this program, you will complete a real module from Duke University’s Master of Engineering in Financial Technology program.
Through these courses, you'll explore the history, current environment, and near-term outlook of FinTech, focusing on applications of blockchain technology.
Blockchain technology plays a significant part in what is characterized by the term “FinTech.” The immutability and transparency of the technology is facilitating both traditional transactions, for example; credit, supply chain, and voting, as well as new areas; IOT, digital currencies, identity management, and novel ways of incentivizing activity. Given the breadth of applications, the potential impact of blockchain technology on finance and beyond is extraordinary.
What you will learn
- How to explain the origin and workings of blockchain technology
- The value of cryptocurrencies and alternative business purposes for blockchain technology
- Applications of blockchain technology including its scope and limitations
- The role of cryptography in blockchain technology
- Practical uses for blockchain technology in in a range of business contexts
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What is a MasterTrack Certificate?
With MasterTrack™ Certificates, portions of Master’s programs have been split into online modules, so you can earn a high quality university-issued career credential at a breakthrough price in a flexible, interactive format. Benefit from a deeply engaging learning experience with real-world projects and live, expert instruction. If you are accepted to the full Master's program, your MasterTrack coursework counts towards your degree.
- Foundations of Blockchain
- Transacting on the Blockchain
- Solving Problems with Blockchain
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- 3 months
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- Intermediate Level
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International3000 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3000 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
National3000 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3000 USD for the full programme during 3 months.
- Four payments of $750
- Or pay all at once and save 5%
Receive a scholarship toward 10% of tuition and fast track your application process for Duke University’s Master of Engineering in FinTech. This program does not count as credit toward the full degree.
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