Blockchain for the Supply Chain

Blockchain for the Supply Chain

Supply chains need blockchain to improve efficiency and transparency for all stakeholders.

The Blockchain for the Supply Chain course enables supply chain managers and decision-making executives to evaluate their supply chain models and operations impacted by introducing blockchain technology. In addition to understanding the foundational aspects of blockchain, participants will see how this technology changes operational deployment to their benefit.

Certificate of Completion and BCA Microcredential:
This program’s completion provides you with a Certificate of Completion and prepares you to sit for the Blockchain Supply Chain Microcredential exam through the Blockchain Certification Association (“BCA”). You have two attempts to achieve 80% or greater on the assessment to achieve the credential. BCA’s AI Proctored Examination allows you to take the evaluation remotely from your home or office. The BCA exam fee is included with your program.

Questions We’ll Explore

  • How are smart contracts used within a supply chain?
  • What are the current blockchain supply chain use cases?
  • What logistics companies are currently making use of blockchain technology?
  • How do IoT (internet of things) and blockchain technology work together?
  • Do supply chain managers need to understand blockchain?

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Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this intensive program, participants will be able to:

Comprehend blockchain fundamentals;

Explain smart contracts and consensus protocols;

Compare public vs. private chains required for different blockchain solutions;

Analyze real-life use cases for different supply chain models

Construct a strategy to make use of blockchain for varying supply chain needs

Certificate of Completion

Eligible for BCA Certification Exam

  • Blockchain Supply Chain Microcredential
  • BCA exam fee is included in the tuition

Prerequisites

No prior blockchain or computer programming experience is required. Prior experience in logistics and supply chain management is ideal. Recent graduates and existing supply chain management students are also well suited for this course.

Target Audience

Specific job titles that would benefit from this program include Director Logistics & Distribution, Business Analyst, Contracts Manager, Procurement Manager, Project Manager, Transportation Coordinator, and aspiring supply chain professionals.

Sample Course Content

Module 1: Blockchain Overview

  • Module 1 – Lesson 1 – Blockchain 101
  • Module 1 – Lesson 2 – Crypto 101
  • Module 1 – Lesson 3 – Hashing & Mining
  • Module 1 – Lesson 4 – Blockchain Properties
  • Module 1 – Lesson 5 – Public vs Private
  • Module 1 – Lesson 6 – Consensus Mechanisms
  • Module 1 – Lesson 7 – Security Challenges

Module 2: Smart Contracts

  • Module 2 – Lesson 1 – Smart Contracts 101
  • Module 2 – Lesson 2 – Smart Contracts 201
  • Module 2 – Lesson 3 – Oracles & Legal Issues

Module 3: Supply Chains

  • Module 3 – Lesson 1 – Understanding Supply Chains
  • Module 3 – Lesson 2 – Supply Chain Pain-Points

Module 4: Blockchain for the Supply Chain – Agreements & Contracts

  • Module 4 – Lesson 1 – Blockchain for the Supply Chain
  • Module 4 – Lesson 2 – Agreements and Contracts

Module 5: Use Cases

  • Module 5 – Lesson 1 – Use Cases
  • Module 5 – Lesson 2 – Use Cases (cont.)
  • Module 5 – Lesson 3 – Use Cases (final)

Module 6: Regulation and Compliance

  • Module 6 – Lesson 1 – Regulatory Challenges
  • Module 6 – Lesson 2 – Compliance Challenges
  • Module 6 – Lesson 3 – 10 Blockchain Secrets

 

Eligible for BCA Microcredential Exam

Bundled Certificate Programs Related to The Course

Certified Blockchain Supply Chain Professional

Certified Blockchain Project Manager 

Certified Blockchain Business Professional 

Program Info

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollment
  • Location: OnDemand & Instructor Led Online
  • Tuition: $695
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 20 Total Hours
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Additional Information

  • Guest Lectures & Networking
  • Student Orientation
  • Weekly LIVE Instructor AMAs

Exam Voucher Included

  • Blockchain Healthcare Microcredential
  • Issuing Body: Blockchain Certification Association (BCA)
  • 30 Questions
  • Pass Rate 75% – two exam attempts

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