Introduction to Blockchain

Course Date:
TBA

Registration Period:
TBA

Duration:
16 hours / 2 days

Time:
9am to 6pm

Mode of Training:
Practical

Venue:
TBA


Course Introduction

This course introduces participants to basic concepts of Blockchain Technology and its ecosystem including business models. Being an emerging area in the financial sector, Blockchain technology is set to revolutionise financial industries across the globe for public and financial intermediaries alike. Participants will learn how data are shared in a transparent and effective manner within a Blockchain. In addition, participants will learn how digital records are secured in Blockchain. They will understand how decentralised, distributed public digital ledgers are used to record transactions across multiple systems while preventing fraud and criminal misappropriation.


Course Objective

This course aims to equip participants with a strong fundamental knowledge on Blockchain technology and educate them on the underlying mechanisms that make up a blockchain. Participants will also be familiarised with certain cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin to augment their understanding of Blockchain Technology.


Course Outline

• Introduction to Blockchain
• Centralised and Decentralised Infrastructure
• Used Case in Blockchain Technology
• Introduction to Cryptography  
• Public & Private key
• Hash Function
• Public & Private Key Algorithm
• Cryptocurrency 
• Cryptocurrency Wallet
• Bitcoin and Bitcoin Network
• Bitcoin Mining
• Blockchain Security
• Assessment


Suitable for

Professionals, Managers and Executives working in the financial services or related industry


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic PC literacy


Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate 
• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers 
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above
$208.65
(incl. GST)
$78.65
(incl. GST)
$78.65
(incl. GST)
$695.50
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.


Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.


 

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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