Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course Overview

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Cryptography and Cryptocurrencies

  • Introduction
  • Cryptographic Hash Functions
  • Hash Pointers and Data Structures
  • Digital Signatures
  • Public Key as Identities
  • A Simple Cryptocurrency

Module 2: How Bitcoin Achieves Decentralisation?

  • Introduction to Bitcoins
  • Centralisation Vs Decentralisation
  • Distributed Consensus
  • Consensus Without Identity Using a Blockchain
  • Cost Mining

Module 3: Mechanics of Bitcoin

  • Bitcoin Transactions
  • Bitcoin Scripts
  • Applications of Bitcoin Scripts
  • Bitcoin Blocks
  • Bitcoin Network
  • Limitations and Improvements

Module 4: How to Use and Store Bitcoins?

  • Simple Local Storage
  • Hot and Cold Storage
  • Splitting and Sharing Keys
  • Online Wallets and Exchanges
  • Payment Services
  • Transaction Fees
  • Currency Exchange Markets

Module 5: Bitcoin Mining

  • Task of Bitcoin Miners
  • Mining Hardware
  • Energy Consumption and Ecology
  • Mining Pools
  • Mining Incentives and Strategies

Module 6: Bitcoin and Anonymity

  • Anonymity Basics
  • Mixing
  • Decentralised Mixing
  • Zerocoin and Zerocash

Module 7: Community, Politics, and Regulation

  • Consensus in Bitcoin
  • Bitcoin Core Software
  • Stakeholders: Who's in Charge?
  • Roots of Bitcoin
  • Governments Notice Bitcoin
  • Anti-Money‐Laundering
  • Regulation

Module 8: Alternative Mining Puzzles

  • Alternative Mining Puzzles Overview
  • Essential Puzzle Requirements
  • ASIC-Resistant Puzzles
  • Virtual Mining
  • Non-Outsourceable Puzzles

Module 9: Bitcoin as a Platform

  • Bitcoin as an Append‐Only Log
  • Bitcoins as “Smart Property”
  • Secure Multi‐Party Lotteries in Bitcoin
  • Bitcoin as Public Randomness Source

Module 10: Altcoins and the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem

  • Introduction to Altcoins
  • Merged Mining
  • Relationship Between Bitcoin and Altcoins
  • Atomic Cross-Chain Swaps

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Who should attend this Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course?

The Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course is curated for those who want to get better at handling digital assets such as Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technologies. This Blockchain Course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Blockchain Developers
  • Business Executives
  • Financial Professionals
  • Software Developers
  • Legal Professionals
  • Academic Researchers
  • Financial Planners

Prerequisites of the Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course.

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course Overview

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have revolutionised finance, introducing decentralised digital currencies. Its relevance lies in transforming global transactions, offering financial inclusion, and challenging conventional banking systems. Understanding their technology, markets, and implications is pivotal in navigating the evolving financial ecosystem.

Proficiency in cryptocurrencies is essential for financial experts, IT professionals, and entrepreneurs to leverage Blockchain technology's potential. This course gives delegates insights into cryptocurrency fundamentals, Blockchain mechanics, and investment strategies. It equips delegates to analyse market trends, assess risks, and implement Blockchain solutions within their respective fields.

This intensive 2-day training provides a comprehensive understanding of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Delegates gain practical knowledge through case studies, simulations, and expert-led sessions, ensuring they comprehend the nuances of crypto markets, security protocols, and investment strategies.

Course Objectives:

  • To comprehend the fundamentals of Blockchain and cryptocurrency
  • To analyse cryptocurrency markets and investment strategies
  • To evaluate risks associated with cryptocurrencies
  • To understand regulatory frameworks and compliance
  • To explore practical applications of Blockchain technology
  • To develop effective trading strategies
  • To implement secure practices in cryptocurrency transactions
  • To discuss future trends and developments in the cryptocurrency space

After completing this course, delegates will receive a certification validating their knowledge and proficiency in Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, Blockchain technology, and related financial aspects. This certification demonstrates their readiness to navigate and excel in the evolving digital finance landscape.

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What’s included in this Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


Monitor employees progress

The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course FAQs

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Anyone interested in learning about Bitcoins and cryptocurrency can attend this course.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 2 days.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The training fees for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course certification in the United Kingdom starts from £2495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course.
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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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