Understanding Blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto Trading

We’re on the precipice of a radical and disruptive new way of conducting all manner of transactions over the Internet. While still in its infancy, blockchain technology demands attention. In this introductory-level course, learn what blockchain is and what it might mean to you. The programme begins by describing some of the current challenges with the Internet, including existing risks and security problems such as identity management. Second part of the programme discusses the Cryptocurrencies in detail and how the different kinds of coins and tokens are used in real world applications. Third part of the programme focuses on different exchanges and how to trade cryptocurrencies with live demonstrations of how trades are done.

Awarding Body

London Institute of
Business & Technology


1 Day
6 Hours

Start Date

All Year Around

Study Mode


By the end of this programme, the participant will be able to:

  • Learn the history behind cryptocurrencies and cryptography
  • Gain an insight to the technology behind crypto and blockchain
  • Gain enough experience to start trading cryptocurrencies
  • Understand regulation around cryptocurrencies
  • Session 01: Blockchain (2 Hours)
    • Introduction to the programme
    • Risks and security challenges with using internet
    • Rethinking traditional databases
    • What is a Blockchain?
    • Cryptography, Hash Functions, Public/Private Keys
    • The birth of the Nakamoto Blockchain and mining
    • What problems the Blockchain solve?
    • New opportunities with the Blockchain
    • Examples of Blockchains in action
    • Risks in existing solutions and obstacles to Blockchain adoption
    • ICOs
  • Session 02: Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and other Tokens (2Hours)
    • Story behind Bitcoin
    • Bitcoin strengths and Weaknesses
    • Creating Bitcoin Wallets, Buying Bitcoin and avoiding security risks
    • Tracking Bitcoin
    • Threats to the Bitcoin economy
    • Connecting with the Bitcoin community
    • Alt coins (Litecoin, Bitcon Cash, etc)
    • Utility Tokens
    • Application of Cryptocurrencies in real life
    • How cryptocurrencies are challenging the financial system
    • Government regulations and the future of Cryptocurrencies
  • Session 03: Cryptocurrency Trading (2 Hours)
    • Introduction to exchanges
    • Identifying currencies to trade
    • Different currency pairs
    • Basics of Technical Analysis (Candles, Fibs, Elliot Waves)
    • Feature comparisons of Exchanges
    • Getting involved with the trading community
    • Regulations behind crypto trading
    • Security
    • Live Trade Demonstrations
    • Extended Q&A
  • Managers who want to understand Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
  • Students and other crypto enthusiasts
  • Anyone who wants start trading crypto

1-day training programme – 499 USD

How many students are there in a classroom?

It depends on how many would enroll per intake. Even if the number of students are just 1, we still continue with the training as planned. The maximum number of students we will have in a classroom is 10.

Can I request a date that is convenient for me?

Absolutely! We will arrange the training that is convenient for you. The training date is completely customizable.

Can I change the course content?

Yes, if the contents of the course needs to be changed, please let us know. We will communicate with you and get a course outline that works for you finalized.

Does it matter which industry I work at?

It really doesn’t. We take cases and discuss them to cover your industry. If you need the course to be customized and tailored to your industry, we can also do that. You’d have to let us know in advance by filling out the form below.

(The fees include coffee breaks, study materials and working lunches daily)

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