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Blockchain and distributed ledgers

Blockchain and distributed ledger technology has the potential to transform various activities that are fundamental to our businesses such as payments, back-office processes, contracts and agreements, record keeping, reconciliation and settlement. In fact, this transformation could already be witnessed thanks to the efforts of numerous financial institutions, industries, governments, as well as major stakeholders of the technology sector in exploring the opportunities, risks associated, and in evolving the overall domain. Such developments are bound to generate higher adoption of the blockchain technology in the near future.

For businesses to evolve with impact and disrupt with confidence, one of the first steps is to gain awareness, upskill, and create experts who could harness the potential of this assets class. To help you in this journey, our experts have developed a course that gives you deep conceptual, practical as well as business knowledge of this domain. Our approach is a mix of classical training and hands-on exercises by our leading experts who interact with our clients on a daily basis.

 

Price: 450.00€

Duration: 3h

Language: Available in English and French.

Number of participants: max. 20

Objectives

By the end of this training, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental concepts of distributed ledger technology;
  • Have a clear view on the main types of consensus mechanisms;
  • Apprehend the impact of critical DLT design choices;
  • Understand the concept and role of smart contracts;
  • Have an general understanding on the latest DLT developments and effective use cases;
  • Have hands-on exposures to DLT environment.

Content

  • Introduction to DLT fundamental concepts;
  • Basics of cryptography;
  • Overview of consensus mechanisms;
  • Network and infrastructure models;
  • Discussion on DLT trilemma (decentralisation, security, speed);
  • Privacy and data protection in the DLT context;
  • Smart contracts deep dive;
  • Overview of DLT trends and use cases;
  • Latest regulatory developments;
  • Hands-on practical aspects (e.g., tools to setup and start running your blockchain/decentralised applications).

 

Target audience

This course is designed as a comprehensive primer, requiring minimal previous knowledge of the blockchain technology, and addresses the topics that relate to:

  • Business Managers;
  • C-suite Officers;
  • Digital Transformation Managers / Chief Technology Officers;
  • Digital Innovators, R&D, Software Developers.

Our lead experts

  • Thomas Campione
  • Ravi Jhawar
  • Yohan Maurin
  • Other experts for specific topics.

Contact us

Contact details

PwC's Academy, Crystal Park Building, PwC Luxembourg

Tel: +352 49 48 48 4040

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