Training: Blockchain Foundation by GBA London

The Government Blockchain Association is a global non-profit organization aiming to facilitate the discussion between Governments and the Blockchain ecosystem.

Created in early 2017, the GBA has been through a tremendous growth and is now composed of 90 chapters and more than 6,000 volunteers working across the 5 continents.

In early 2018, the GBA has launched a global blockchain certification program destined to decision makers in large organizations and governments bodies who are considering the technology. It is also a highly useful training to any business professional willing to gain enough understanding of this technology to integrate in their business or processes.

The Blockchain Fundamentals Training is part of the Government Blockchain Association Global Training Program.

This training is structured to be delivered in 8 sessions of 2 hours each. between January 15th and February 7th

The below dates might be subject to slight changes depending on room availability at the school – they will be all confirmed prior the first session begins.

The time will remain similar though and all sessions will start at 6:30 pm

The Government Blockchain Association is a global non-profit organization aiming to facilitate the discussion between Governments and the Blockchain ecosystem.

Created in early 2017, the GBA has been through a tremendous growth and is now composed of 90 chapters and more than 6,000 volunteers working across the 5 continents.

In early 2018, the GBA has launched a global blockchain certification program destined to decision makers in large organizations and governments bodies who are considering the technology. It is also a highly useful training to any business professional willing to gain enough understanding of this technology to integrate in their business or processes.

The Blockchain Fundamentals Training is part of the Government Blockchain Association Global Training Program.

This training is structured to be delivered in 8 sessions of 2 hours each. between January 15th and February 7th

The below dates might be subject to slight changes depending on room availability at the school – they will be all confirmed prior the first session begins.

The time will remain similar though and all sessions will start at 6:30 pm

Session 1 – Jan 15

• Introductions

• Who Cares About the Blockchain?

• Brief History of the Blockchain?

• What is the Blockchain?

• How Does the Blockchain Work?

• Facts vs. Myths

Session 2 – Jan 17

• Blockchain use cases

• Finance and insurance

• Healthcare

• Energy

• Identity

• …

Session 3 – Jan 22

• Blockchain Architecture

• Cryptography 101

• Mining and Consensus Algorithms

• Alternatives to the Blockchain

Session 4 – Jan 24

• What are Smart Contracts?

• To Blockchain or not to Blockchain?

• Group Discussion

• How do I learn more?

• Assessment 1

Session 5 – Jan 29

• What are cryptocurrencies?

• Why are cryptocurrencies important?

• Are cryptocurrencies safe?

• How can I use cryptocurrencies?

Session 6 – Jan 31

• Different types of crypto assets

• Utility tokens

• Payment tokens

• Security (asset-backed) tokens

• Non-fungible tokens

Session 7 – Feb 5

• Legislators and lawmakers

• Regulators and law enforcement

• ICOs, Cryptocurrency creators and users

Session 8 – Feb 7

• Challenges of the blockchain

• Review

• Group Discussion

• Q&A

• Assessment 2