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Introduction to Blockchain and Energy Market Applications

Mennta Energy Solutions
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2 hours
210 USD
Distance
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e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

This online training course provides an introduction to blockchain technology. You will learn what blockchain is, how it was originally created for the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, and some of the cryptographic techniques that underpin its unique capabilities. We will see how the technology can be adapted for business use and deployed in energy markets. You will learn about some early blockchain projects in energy markets, explore blockchain’s future potential and consider possible barriers to deployment of blockchain.

 

Suitability - Who should attend?

A certificate of completion will be awarded upon scoring at least an 80% on the 20 question multiple choice final exam.

Course Content

You will be able to:

  • Know what blockchain is and where the idea comes from
  • Describe the potential benefits of blockchain in a business context
  • point out what makes blockchain different from other database technology
  • Identify why energy markets have strong potential for blockchain development
  • Describe the basic aims of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency
  • Name and describe some of the cryptographic techniques used by Bitcoin
  • Identify ways in which the Bitcoin blockchain is suited and unsuited to business use
  • List some key features of typical business blockchain implementations
  • Identify the main benefits of blockchain technology in energy markets
  • Recognize some example blockchain projects in energy markets
  • Identify some potential barriers to rapid uptake of blockchain in energy markets

 

Suitability

The cost of this online course is $210 USD.

Content

This two hour online course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about blockchain.

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Mennta Energy Solutions, formerly The Oxford Princeton Programme, addresses the knowledge gaps of energy professionals throughout the world with innovative and proven training techniques – instructor-led and online. The effectiveness of the training can be measured by the over 100,000...


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