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Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Course in Sheffield

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Duration: 2 Days *

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Language: English

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  • Learn how bitcoins work and how to secure bitcoins.
  • Acquire knowledge of the mechanics of bitcoin, bitcoin mining, and anonymity.
  • Learn about Altcoin and the cryptocurrency ecosystem.

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Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course Overview

The Knowledge Academy's Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency course is designed to equip delegates with the comprehensive knowledge of the cryptocurrency and Bitcoins. Delegates will learn how bitcoins work and how to secure Bitcoins. In this 2- day course, delegates will gain an understanding of cryptography hash functions, hash pointer, data structure, digital signatures, and public keys as identities.

During this course, delegates will learn about cost mining, bitcoin transaction, bitcoin scripts, applications of bitcoin script, bitcoin blocks and network. They will also acquire knowledge of the bitcoin’s limitations and its improvements. This course will also describe how to use and store bitcoins. In storage and use of bitcoins, delegates will learn simple local storage, hot and cold storage, splitting and sharing keys online wallets and currency exchange market.

This course will teach delegates about bitcoin mining, mining hardware, mining pools, mining incentives and strategies. Delegates will also get familiarised with community, politics, and regulations. They will also learn about alternative mining puzzles and bitcoin as a platform. This course also teaches delegates about altcoins and the cryptocurrency ecosystem.

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Cryptography and Cryptocurrencies

Lessons

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

Module 2: How Bitcoin Achieves Decentralisation

Lessons

  • Introduction to Bitcoins
  • Centralisation vs Decentralisation
  • Distributed Consensus
  • Consensus without Identity Using a Blockchain
  • Incentives and Proof of Work
  • Cost Mining

Module 3: Mechanics of Bitcoin

Lessons

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

Module 4: How to Use and Store Bitcoins

Lessons

  • 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

Lesson

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

Module 6: Bitcoin and Anonymity

Lessons

  • Anonymity Basics
  • How to De-Anonymize Bitcoin?
  • Mixing
  • Decentralised Mixing
  • Zerocoin and Zerocash

Module 7: Community, Politics, and Regulation

Lessons

  •  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

Lessons

  • Essential Puzzle Requirements
  • ASIC‐Resistant Puzzles
  • Nonoutsourceable Puzzles
  • Virtual Mining

Module 9: Bitcoin as a Platform

Lessons

  • Bitcoin as an Append‐Only Log
  • Bitcoins as “Smart Property”
  • Secure Multi‐Party Lotteries in Bitcoin
  • Bitcoin as Public Randomness Source
  • Prediction Markets and Real-World Data Feeds

Module 10: Altcoins and the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem

Lessons

  • Introduction to Altcoins
  • Relationship Between Bitcoin and Altcoins
  • Merge Mining
  • Atomic Cross‐Chain Swaps
  • Bitcoin‐Backed Altcoins, “Side Chains”
  • Ethereum and Smart Contracts

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Audience

Anyone interested in learning about Bitcoins and cryptocurrency can attend this course.

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 price for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course certification in Sheffield starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Course.
  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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