Blockchain: Foundation of Blockchain Technology

Price category: C
Date: Check the Agenda section on this website
Location: Investment Academy
Duration: 2 days
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Language:  Dutch
Lecturer(s): Adri Wischmann & Bob Emanuels
PE points:  14


To say Blockchain-technology is one of the greatest innovations of our times is an understatement. It is a technology that is not only touching, but even disrupting numerous industries and professions. This revolution of digital trust has a broad spectrum of implementations and needs an even broader spectrum of skills to implement it right (and right the first time, since one of the characteristics of Blockchain is immutability).

One needs to have an accurate oversight of all the aspects and possibilities involving Blockchain: financial, legal, technical, operational. Your Blockchain-implementation can be successful only by fitting all the pieces of the puzzle.

We can provide you with the knowledge to have that oversight, to look through the smokescreen of technical jargon, to make decisions based on how Blockchain actually works. We have developed an indepth educational programme that grants you the opportunity to take a deep dive in the world of Blockchain and everything that is linked with this technology.

Learning Objectives:

This 2-day training course covers the foundation of the blockchain technology. The course is designed for everyone who needs knowledge of blockchain applications, and developments in general. The course provide insight in and understanding of commonly used blockchain techniques, the working of processes, benefits, pitfalls their developments and constraints.

It also explains the basics of instruments buiold on blockchain technology, such as cryptocurrencies, coins and tokens and the mechanism behind these products. The course is highly interactive, very practical and contains use case studies and exercises.

  • Understand the foundation of the blockchain technology
  • Understand the processes in payment and funding
  • Identify the risks involved in building blockchain applications
  • Awareness of legal implications using smart contracts
  • Obtain an overview of the present landscape of Blockchain implementations
  • Understand Cryptocurrency markets
  • Learn how to profit from trading cryptocurrencies

Target group:

  • Accountants
  • Treasurers
  • Cash Managers
  • Marketeers
  • Product Developers
  • Product Managers
  • Business Professionals


Financial - Basics, definition and terminology

  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Tokens
  • Coins
  • ICOs
  • Funding & Crowd funding

Legal - Basic overview, definition and terminology

  • Market Smart contracts
  • Proof of Existance
  • Legislation & Regulators actions

Technology - Building fundamentals, definition and terminology

  • Decentralization
  • Oracles
  • Private chains
  • Breakout Sessions
  • How to build a Blockchain Application with Solidity**

** Every participant uses his/her own laptop/computer

Operational - Operational & Security fundamentals, definition and terminology

  • Consensus Protocols
  • Proof-of-Work
  • Proof-of-Stake
  • Proof-of-Authority
  • Raft
  • Federated Consensus
  • Use Cases
  • User Studies

Trading - Trading fundamentals, definition and terminology

  • Riding the Rollercoaster
  • Classic Swing Trading: Rules & Philosophy
  • Speculative high-frequency trading
  • Need to Knows 



 Please have a look at our 6-day Deep Dive Sessions on Blockchain Technology

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