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Among the disruptive technologies that are revolutionizing the economy, blockchain is at the top of the list, alongside artificial intelligence, in terms of its ability to arouse interest, curiosity and concern.

Introduced to simplify banking transactions by way of cryptocurrency, blockchain technology can also be applied to any field where there are multipartner processes involving data collection and interaction by human operators (pharmacies, online advertising, insurance, the music industry, real estate, building management, public works, energy and more).

But what is this technology exactly? What kind of benefits could it have for your organization? What are the concrete applications? This course will answer these questions and more.

Fee

$497.50 + taxes

Regular value: $995.
Length

One day - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Language
Course given in French
Dates

Offered at HEC Montréal
October 21, 2022
April 3, 20232

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Goals

This program will help you:

  • Gain a better understanding of what blockchain technology is.
  • Learn what this technology can do for various organizations and the opportunities it can generate for your industry.
  • Discover a range of concrete applications (e.g., smart contracts).
  • Become more familiar with cryptocurrency (Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc.) and central bank digital currencies, and explore the future implications.

Is this for you?

Executives, leaders and managers looking for insight into the opportunities resulting from blockchain technology and ways of incorporating it into their business model.

Special features

  • A hands-on teaching approach that lets you navigate a blockchain platform and get to know the technology, all while demystifying some of the more technical aspects
  • Case studies from various industries (pharmacy, insurance, advertising, etc.) that will give you a better idea of what blockchain can do for your value chain
  • A dynamic and engaging learning experience so you can confidently broach the issue of blockchain technology and discuss the possibilities and prospects with your CIO

Instructor:

Delphine Le Serre
Delphine Le Serre
PhD (Marketing), Engineering degree in physics
Lecturer, HEC Montréal
  • What is blockchain technology?
  • What does “block” refer to?
  • What does “blockchain” refer to?
  • How did this technology come about?
  • What are the benefits of blockchain, and which industries are best poised to take advantage of them?
  • What are the main limits to blockchain right now?
  • Main blockchain platforms and their features
  • Introduction to blockchain applications and discussion about the associated opportunities (smart contracts and cryptocurrency)
  • Introduction to central bank digital currencies
  • Individual and group thought exercises (joint development of a blockchain project)

 

  • Presentation on theoretical concepts
  • Group discussions using real-world examples

Participants in all of our seminars will receive a certificate of completion from Executive Education HEC Montréal.



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