Cryptocurrency 101: Distributed Ledger Technology and Blockchain

Cryptocurrency 101
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100 minutes
2 Credits
Cryptocurrency 101: Distributed Ledger Technology and Blockchain


Blockchain is one of the biggest buzzwords, but do you understand how blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) work? This course provides you with an overview of essential concepts of DLT. Demonstrations show the workings of a blockchain, its transactions, blocks and protocols that employ mining. 


Basic knowledge of blockchain and cryptocurrency

You Will Learn How To:

Evaluate the evolution of DLT beyond blockchain

Differentiate what blockchain is and isn’t

Determine the various types of blockchain networks

Identify the components of cryptography and hashing in DLT

Examine use cases use of DLT, artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Technology (IoT) that will impact the future

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 2 Credits
NASBA Information: Specialized Knowledge
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: January 2021
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study



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