FinTech and Emerging Technologies

Blockchain Overview: Business Foundations (BFBTA120)


This free training course provides a general overview of Blockchain technology and will cover: The Basics of Blockchain, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Why use Blockchain, Decentralised Networks and Ledgers, Types of Blockchain, How Blocks are Created, Cryptography and Hashing, Mining a Block, Types of Consensus, Blockchain 2.0 and Ethereum, Blockchain Use Cases, Blockchain Adoption, Web 3.0 and Blockchain Implementation.


This course is designed for non-technical business executives who are tasked with making business decisions about leveraging Blockchain technology in their businesses. This course is NOT appropriate for technology professionals seeking to gain deeper understanding of Blockchain technology implementation or programming level depth.

Target Roles Include: IT Leadership, Key Business Managers, CEO/CTO/CIO, Network Operations, Business Analysts, IT Consultants, Project Managers, Systems Integrators, Help Desk / Service Desk, Managed Service Providers, Solution Providers, Sales Staff, Government Officials.

Training Duration

This course may take up to 6 hours to be completed. However, actual study time differs as each learner uses their own training pace.

Training Method

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

Training Accreditation and CPD Recognition

This programme has been developed by the Blockchain Training Alliance (BTA), a global and specialised certification body in Blockchain and Emerging Technologies.

The syllabus is verified by external subject matter experts and can be accredited by regulators and other bodies for 6 CPD Units that approve education in FinTech and Emerging Technologies.

Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association or other bodies which you hold membership.

Registration and Access

To register to this FREE course, click on the Get this course button. If you are getting this course on behalf of others, please be advised that you need to create or use their personal profile before finalising your registration.

Your login credentials for the course will be given within 24 business hours and your course access will be valid for 1 year.
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Completion rules
  • All units must be completed