✓ Gain a broad understanding of blockchain technology
✓ Learn about best practices & application examples in different industries
✓ Work on use cases for your industry
✓ Take the first steps for implementing your own blockchain strategy
Blockchain, Smart Contracts, the crypto currency Bitcoin and Satoshi Nakamoto are on everyone's mind - the disruptive side of distributed ledger technology brings innovation to numerous industries and enables new business models.
In this program, you will gain a broad understanding of blockchain technology. This will empower you to make better strategic decisions when utilizing this new technology.
The WU Vienna Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics and the Austrian Blockchain Center together with experts from various industries will give you a solid overview on blockchain technology, both from theoretical and practical perspectives. You will obtain an overview of current developments and future trends as well as learn about use cases, best practices, and application examples in different industries.
At the end of the program, you will be able to assess the potential of blockchain technology for your industry and business model, as well as understand the requirements, tools, and first steps for implementing your own blockchain strategy.
Finally, you will receive a certificate from WU Executive Academy as validation of your acquired blockchain expertise.
The online modules of the program focus on knowledge transfer. In this part, students will learn core and advanced concepts of blockchain technology over an intensive one-month period. The modules organized as interactive online-live sessions take a technology as well as a business perspective of the technology.
The classroom modules build on the solid knowledge basis gained in the online modules and expands it in selected areas. As in the online part, these modules integrate a technological perspective with a business-oriented perspective on blockchain with an emphasis on knowledge application.
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Please note: You should have at least 3 years of work experience and a good command of English (as this is the language of instruction).
Module 1: Blockchain Basics
Module 2: Ecosystems and more
Module 3:BC Use Cases
Module 4: Use Cases Design & Evaluation
Module 5: Designing Use Cases (Classroom)
Module 6: Implementing Projects (Classroom)
After completing the course, you will receive a certificate including course details from the WU Executive Academy.
I thoroughly enjoyed this course which has considerably expanded my knowledge about blockchain as a technology, its applications, theoretical analysis, and design, as well as practical examples and implementation techniques. The course was well structure and presented in a way that was easy to follow and very engaging which made it even more interesting and the material easier to grasp. The lecturers were highly experienced professionals in the field and willing to transfer as much knowledge as possible. Great course!
Researcher & Lecturer | Institute for Business Law | WU Vienna
Teaching assistant | TU Wien
CEO INNOMAGIC GmbH
Would you like to dive deeper into the subject of digitization? Apply for the MBA Digital Transformation & Data Science and attend the program Blockchain and more in the part-time Master of Business Administration. You can also get credit for a continuing education program that has already been completed at WU Executive Academy.
Did you know that you can receive the "Digi-Winner" grant up to € 5,000 for this program? The "Wiener Arbeitnehmer*innen Förderungsfonds (Waff)" is subsidizing this program. More information and conditions on the grant.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in Austria can apply for funding of up to € 5,000 per employee with the "Digital Skills Check" from the Austrian Research Promotion Agency. Further information and all requirements for funding (in German).