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FUTURE SKILLS SHORT COURSE

Designing Blockchain Solutions

Strengthen your technical understanding of blockchain and evaluate the different platforms to create your own blockchain solution architecture, without even needing to code.

Time commitment
6 weeks (5-8 hours per week) 100% online
Next start date
17 Feb 2020
Prerequisites
No entry prerequisites
A$ 1400 incl GST
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Why learn Designing Blockchain Solutions

Australia is currently facing a blockchain skills shortage. "From financial services and oil and gas, to mining and government, the potential is huge, and we are already seeing the real world applications for blockchain across many industries.  However, to move the technology forward and get to the next stage, we need the talent." John Harris, Managing Director Financial Services Technology Consulting, Accenture.

Designing Blockchain Solutions is an industry-approved short course, developed in partnership with Accenture and Stone & Chalk.

How does it work

You’ll study real world case studies and evaluate platforms including - Ethereum, Sawtooth, Fabric and Composer. During the course you will learn how to approach a real blockchain design challenge and understand the implementation of smart contracts and how to manage them. By the end of the course you will have completed your very own end-to-end blockchain design solution.

Skills learned

Blockchain best practice, solution design – building blocks, cryptography, nodes and transactions; blockchain components (smart contracts, network types, consensus mechanisms, on-chain and off-chain data storage); Hyperledger (Sawtooth, Fabric), Ethereum; platform and vendor assessment network.

 

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Course Structure

Module 1

Blockchain best practice

Current landscape for blockchain and DLT and integration with existing tech

End-to-end project process

Module 2

Solution design

Reference architecture and functional requirements

Discover the blockchain tech stack: core building blocks, cryptography, nodes and transactions

Module 3

Blockchain components

Understand and managing smart contracts

Network types – public, private and consortium

Consensus mechanisms

On-chain and off-chain governance

Module 4

Platform deep-dive

Deep dive into key platforms including Hyperledger (Sawtooth, Fabric)and Ethereum

Module 5

Making the decision

Platform evaluation framework

Vendor assessment framework

Module 6

What's next

Project reflection with peers

Tap into industry experts

Future exploration on emerging trends

Learn with Industry Experts

Get ready to meet some of the biggest names in the business

Stone and Chalk are the champions of early adopters. They’re Asia’s largest fintech hub – a not-for-profit that supports innovative, boundary-pushing tech start-ups. When it comes to blockchain application in Australia, they’re the ones blazing the trail.

Accenture’s motto is simple: ‘New isn’t on its way. We’re applying it right now.’ They’re one of the world’s biggest technology agencies, providing blockchain solutions for most of the Fortune Global 500. They even run dedicated Blockchain Bootcamps.

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