Certified Blockchain Project Manager

Certified Blockchain Project Manager

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY NAMED BLOCKCHAIN MANAGERS AS ESSENTIAL CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE.

The Certified Blockchain Project Manager Program provides students with no prior blockchain industry or coding experience with the knowledge and confidence required to be a Blockchain Project Manager. Both non-techies and technical experts equip themselves with the blockchain business strategy, roadmap, and solution architecture skills employers and startup teams seek to fill in operations, business, product, sales, marketing, and management roles. The live instructor-led Enterprise Blockchain Strategy and Blockchain Architecture workshops included in the program pull together this certificate program’s key lessons that describe the functionality, organization, and implementation of blockchain systems. Program participants with high-demand skills can deploy blockchain solutions with a blockchain development team.

Certificate of Completion and BCA Certification:
This program’s completion provides you with a Certificate of Completion and prepares you to sit for the Certified Blockchain Project Manager exam through the Blockchain Certification Association (“BCA”). You have two attempts to achieve 80% or greater on the assessment. BCA’s AI Proctored Examination allows you to take the evaluation remotely from your home or office. The BCA exam fee is included with this program.

Estimated student commitment: 150 Hours

  • 55 Hours OnDemand – Self-paced instruction with assessment
  • 65 Hours Live Instructor-Led Online – Enterprise Strategy, Architecture, and Instructor AMAs
  • 30 Hours of Project-Based Learning utilizing the Blockchain Lab and Pitch Competition.

Questions we’ll explore

  • How do you plan blockchain projects?
  • What is a smart contract, and how is it audited?
  • Which blockchain technology should you use?
  • How do you form a blockchain development team?
  • What support and services are available for enterprises?
  • What tech stack and tools should your developers use?
  • What existing infrastructure is available to build on?

Industry Elective:
An industry course elective is included with your program. At your option, you may elect to take Blockchain for Supply Chain, Finance, Accountants, Healthcare, Insurance Lawyers, or Regulatory Environment.

How this course works:
You complete the courses within this program at your own pace and attend live events, instructor sessions, and blockchain labs as your schedule permits. LIVE sessions are regularly scheduled (monthly) and recorded for OnDemand viewing. You start when you are ready, and should you fall behind, we will send notifications encouraging you to log in and continue to completion. Upon completion, you are eligible to sit for the BCA Certification exam.

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 120 Instructional Hours
  • OnDemand: 65 Hours
  • LIVE Instructor: 55 Hours
  • Tuition: $3,995
Courses in this ProgramHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 HourOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Foundations 15 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain and Bitcoin Intensive 10 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Development Decision10 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Key Management 5 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Enterprise Blockchain Strategy25 HoursLIVE - Instructor Led
Blockchain Architecture25 Hours LIVE - Instructor Led
Agile Blockchain Scrum Master 20 HoursOnDemand & LIVE Instructor Led
LIVE Instructor AMA - Weekly5 HoursLIVE - Instructor Online
Industry Elective (optional) 10 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported

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Blockchain Project Management Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of this intensive program, participants will be able to:

Proficient knowledge of fundamentals of blockchain

Ability to utilize, interpret and create smart contracts, consensus protocols, and public vs. private chains

Extensive understanding of the decisions and participants in a successful blockchain implementation

Understanding of the comparison of various blockchain platforms – Open Source and Commercial

Proficiency in hosting and mining options

Knowledge of associated technologies

Competent understanding of the primary programming languages (no prior coding experience required)

Insight into the security power of blockchain

Comprehension of the blockchain architecture utilized for building a private or hybrid blockchain

An in-depth analysis of various blockchain use cases in different sectors and industries

Evaluation and development of strategic planning models to make use of blockchain for your industry needs

Certificate of Completion

Eligible for BCA Exam (exam fee included in your tuition)

  • Blockchain Project Manager Certification
  • Issuing Body: Blockchain Certification Association (BCA)

Prerequisites

A strong understanding of computing is required, but no prior coding or blockchain experience is required.

Target Audience

The specific job titles benefiting from this program include Computer Systems Architect, Project Managers, CFO, Treasurer, Accountant, Auditor, Controller, IT Systems Manager, Researchers, Marketing, Sales, and aspiring accounting and project management professionals.

Sample Course Content

COURSE 1: Blockchain Foundations

  • Module 1: Blockchain Background and Basics
  • Module 2: Different Types of Blockchains
  • Module 3: Consensus
  • Module 4: Cryptography and Hashing
  • Module 5: Smart Contracts
  • Module 6: Blockchain Wallets
  • Module 7: Pros and Cons
  • Module 8: Public Blockchain-Based Applications
  • Module 9: Blockchain and Crypto Regulation
  • Module 10: Regulatory Reporting
  • Module 11: Distributed Autonomous Organizations
  • Module 12: Blockchain Today
  • Module 13: The Trilemma

COURSE 2: Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive

  • Module 1: Bitcoin Overview
  • Module 2: Technical Limitations & Mining Introduction
  • Module 3: Mining
  • Module 4: Bitcoin vs Protocols 2.0, 3.0, 4.0…etc.
  • Module 5: The New Database
  • Module 6: Payments, Voting and other Use Cases
  • Module 7: What’s next?

COURSE 3: Blockchain Development Decision

  • Module 1 – Development Essentials
  • Module 2 – Platforms
  • Module 3 – Hosting and Mining Decisions
  • Module 4 – Associated Technologies
  • Module 5 – Development Languages
  • Module 6 – Security and Implementation Goals
  • Module 7 – Risk Management
  • Module 8 – Digital Transformation & Summary

COURSE 4: Key Management

  • Module 1: Key Management Overview
  • Module 2: Key Generation
  • Module 3: Key Management and Storage
  • Module 4: Risks

COURSE 5: Enterprise Blockchain Strategy

  • Module 1: Basics of Blockchain Part 1
  • Module 2: Basics of Blockchain Part 2
  • Module 3: Understanding Smart Contracts
  • Module 4: Blockchain Security / Risk
  • Module 5: Understanding ICO’s and Cryptocurrencies
  • Module 6: DAO
  • Module 7: Use case examples of how blockchains are being used today
  • Module 8: Blockchain Use case Solution Workshop
  • Module 9: Blockchain Pros and Cons
  • Module 10: Barriers to Adoption
  • Module 11: How to prepare you firm for blockchain
  • Module 12: Regulatory Impact on Blockchain
  • Module 13: What does Blockchain Future Look Like?
  • Module 14: Leading in a Technological Disruptive Market

COURSE 6: Blockchain Architecture

  • Module 1: Blockchain Decision Overview
  • Module 2: Blockchain Platforms
  • Module 3: Hosting Decisions
  • Module 4: Associated Technologies
  • Module 5: Development Languages
  • Module 6: Security and Implementation Goals
  • Module 7: Risk Management
  • Module 8: Blockchain Architecture Overview
  • Module 9: Business and Technical Components of Blockchain Architecture
  • Module 10: Blockchain Architectural Options
  • Module 11: The Two Vital and Inseparable Parts of Blockchain
  • Module 12: High-level Description of a PoC Private (permissioned) Blockchain
  • Module 13: Identity, Privacy and Security
  • Module 14: Blockchain Structure and Distributed Peer-to-Peer Network
  • Module 15: Cryptography and Blockchain Algorithms

COURSE 7: Agile Blockchain Scrum Master

  • Lesson 1: Agile Methodologies and the Blockchain Layers
  • Lesson 2: Scrum, Lean, XP, and DevOps Methodologies
  • Lesson 3: Agile Economics, working incrementally
  • Lesson 4: Backlog, Sprints/Iterations, Velocity, Stories, Points, Working Product Increments
  • Lesson 5: Events: Vision, Planning, Daily Stand Up, Refinement
  • Lesson 6: Reviewing and Improving based on working products
  • Lesson 7: Release on demand
  • Lesson 8: The unique aspects of the Blockchain layer in the Agile strategy

Blockchain Lab
Pitch Competition (Optional)
LIVE Weekly Instructor AMAs (Ask Me Anything)

Program Info

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollment
  • Location: Online OnDemand & Instructor Led Webinar
  • Tuition: $3,995
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 120 Total Hours
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Additional Information

  • Guest Lectures & Networking
  • Blockchain LAB (no-code)
  • Weekly LIVE Instructor AMAs
  • Blockchain Pitch Completion

Exam Voucher Included

  • Blockchain Project Manager Certification
  • Issuing Body: Blockchain Certification Association (BCA)

120 Total Hours

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