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Blockchain Transforming Business

Business impact through new technology

The team of the Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics of WU Vienna together with experts from different industries will give you a fundamental overview on the topic “blockchain”, both from theoretical and practical perspectives. In two weeks, you will gain a broad understanding of what blockchain technology is about and how it works. Furthermore, you will gain insight about the power and potential of this technology for diverse industries.

During the course of the program, you will work through best practice examples, use cases and application examples in different industries. You will learn how to assess the potential of blockchain technology for your business and about the first steps to implement your own blockchain project.

You will obtain an overview of current developments and future trends in this field from experts of the Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics at WU Vienna.

At the end of the program, you will be able to assess the blockchain technology potential for your industry as well as your business model and understand the tools and requirements for implementation. This program will empower you to make better strategic decisions by utilizing a new block of knowledge.

Finally, you will receive a certificate from WU Executive Academy as validation of your acquired blockchain expertise.

    • Schedule

      • Module 1: Basics of the Blockchain Technology and Potential Impact on the Economy (1 Day)
        May 16, 2019
      • Module 2: Blockchain Solutions Behind the Promises (1 Day)
        May 17, 2019
      • Module 3: Programming the Blockchain (1 Day)
        May 22, 2019
      • Module 4: Future Development and Potential Impact on the Economy (1 Day)
        May 23, 2019
    • Target group

      YOU ARE A …

      Progressive thinker, business leader, innovator, analyst, responsible for business processes and you are interested in the potentials of blockchain technology. Participants come from a wide range of industries aiming at building fundamental knowledge of blockchain technology as well as finding implementation possibilities in the scope of their business model.

      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).

    • Topics

      Module 1: Basics of the Blockchain Technology and Potential Impact on the Economy | 1 Day

      • Introduction & Overview 
      • Use of the Blockchain Technology in Economy and Industry
        (Business Process Automation, Banking Sector, Insurance Industry Renewable Energy Industry)

       Module 2: Blockchain Solutions Behind the Promises | 1 Day

      • The Core of the Blockchain Technology
      • From the Promises of Blockchain to the Technologies Behind It
      • The Disruptive Blockchain Technology
      • Defining Opportunity and Cultivating Growth

      Module 3: Programming the Blockchain | 1 Day

      • Introduction into Blockchain Solutions, Implementations and Alternatives
      • What does it take to program a blockchain?
      • Hands on – Making a ƉApp

      Module 4: Future Development and Potential Impact on the Economy | 1 Day

      • From the Promises of Blockchains to the Challenges Behind It
      • State of Development Today and in 5 Years: Rethinking the Technologies,
        Processes, Economy and Market
    • Program Advisor

      Dr. Claudio Di Ciccio
      Assistant Professor | Institutes for Management Information Systems & Operations and Information Business | WU Vienna

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      - Process mining
      - Declarative process modeling
      - Complex event processing

    • Certificate

      After completing the course, you will receive a certificate including course details from the WU Executive Academy.

Faculty

Claudio Di Ciccio

Claudio Di Ciccio

Assistant Professor | Institute for Information Business | member of the Institute for Cryptoeconomics  | WU Vienna

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- Process mining
- Declarative process modeling
- Complex event processing

 

 

Alfred Taudes

Professor | Department of Information Systems and Operations | WU Vienna | Austria

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Shermin Voshmgir

Shermin Voshmgir

Director | Research Institute for Crypto Economics, Information Systems Evaluation, Open Source Business Models

Thomas Fürstner

Thomas Fürstner

founder and CTO of Riddle&Code | Europe’s leading company for blockchain interface solutions

Sabrina Kirrane

Sabrina Kirrane

Assistant Professor | Institute for Information Business | member of the Institute for Cryptoeconomics | WU Vienna

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- Digital forensics
- Data analytics
- Semantic web and linked data

Marta Olowska

Marta Olowska

International Tax Law

Markus Sabadello

Markus Sabadello

Founder of Danube Tech | pioneer and leader in the field of digital identity

Robert Schwertner

Head of business development for the blockchain platform 0bsnetwork.com

Matthias Tarasiewicz

Director of the RIAT Institute for Future Cryptoeconomics, Project developer and distributed systems consultant | Expert in Proof-of-Concepts and tech due diligence | Research designer for R+D projects and cutting-edge technologies

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Upgrade MBA

Would you like to dive deeper into the subject of digitisation? Apply for the MBA Digital Transformation & Data Science and attend the short program Blockchain and more in the part-time Master of Business Administration. You can also get credit for a short program that has already been completed.

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