Certified Blockchain Consultant® (CBC)
Institute of Blockchain® (IBS) Ltd is the Certification Awarding Body (CAB) and Certification Owner (CO) for the issuance of Certified Blockchain Consultant® (CBC).
A Certified Blockchain Consultant® is a blockchain professional who is trained in the executive, standards or technical blockchain tracks. The executive tracks cover the basics of Fintech & Blockchain, its business models & strategies and Enterprise Blockchain.
The standards track cover blockchain's taxonomy, ontology, reference architecture, use cases, security, privacy, identity, smart contract applications, governance, and interoperability based on ISO TC307 Technical Standards.
The technical track covers fundamental blockchain applications development on Ethereum Blockchain such as smart contracts and decentralized applications.
This course prepares learners to provides business consultation on fintech & blockchain technology primarily within the financial services and infocomm technology sectors and other various industries. Learners shall successfully be proficient in fintech & blockchain knowledge and skills after 2 months.
CBC is a 30 hours course, comprising of 8 learning units from Executive, Standards, Technical Track, Main Track. At the end of the course, there is one final Competency Assessment for attaining the CBC qualification. This course is available primarily in English & customizable to Chinese language.
CBC uses flipped classroom methodology, Learners will go through 7 - 8 weeks of self-directed eLearning (Asynchronous) and attend 3 days of instructor-led/facilitated CBC Main Track (Synchronous) and acquire a minimum of 10 credit value before they are eligible to take the Competency Assessment.
CBC-BG: Blockchain Governance & Interoperability (Under Review)
IBS-CBC: Certified Blockchain Consultant™ Course
Blockchain Business Models & Strategy
Blockchain Business Models, Strategy & Profitability - Mining, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency Overview
Mining Hardwares & Softwares
Types of Wallets & Blockchain Address
Decentralized Application, Decentralized Exchange, Decentralized Autonomous Organisation
Blockchain As A Service (BAAS)
Obtaining your 1st Cryptocurrency
Types of Cryptocurrency Exchanges
ICO, IEO, STO
Cryptocurrency Value & Rating
Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Investment Advisory
Blockchain Applications & Use Cases
Enterprise & Industry Use Cases (Financial Services, Logistics & Supply Chain, Education, Wholesale Trade & Trade Finance)
Blockchain & China's Belt & Road Initiative (BRI/OBOR)
Case Study - OpenCerts / TradeTrust
The Future of Fintech, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency
The 4th Industrial Revolution / Industry 4.0
Blockchain Challenges & Limitations
Blockchain Trends: Stablecoins & Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
Blockchain Smart City
Singapore's Project Ubin
Do you need a Blockchain?
Blockchain/Fintech Regulations (FATF, Travel Rule, Payment Services Act)
Blockchain for Record Keeping
Blockchain for Know Your Customer (KYC)
Blockchain for Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
Blockchain for Chain of Custody
Dapp Development on Ethereum Blockchain
The Practice of Management Consulting
Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct
The Consulting Process
Ongoing Consulting Activities
Consulting Tools and Techniques
TRAINING & assessment PATHWAYS
Course will be conducted via blended training (both asynchronous eLearning and synchronous facilitated Classroom/Online Training)
Assessment Only Pathway (AOP)
For learners whom have taken a blockchain course/programme other than IBS in recent 1 year are able to seek waiver from attending the CBC Course and attempt the CBC Competency Assessment.
Documentary pProof: Certificate with/without Transcript.
Recognition of Prior Learning Pathway (RPL)
For learners whom has prior learning or experience working in a Fintech or Blockchain organisation for at least 1 year are able to seek waiver from attending the CBC Course and attempt the CBC Competency Assessment
Documentary Proof: Requires to submit a written Work Portfolio documenting relevant work or experience.
Formative Assessment (FA)
Learners will be assessed after the completion of each eLearning session, formative assessment is ungraded.
Summative Assessment (SA)
It is optional for earners to attempt a final CBC Competency Assessment. Passing this SA will lead to the award of CBC Qualification.
SkillsFuture Course Code: CRS-N-0053785
Estimated Duration to Complete CBC: 2 months (30 hours)
Next Intake: 1 Jan - 27 Feb 2021
Next Enrollment Period: 10 Dec - 31 Dec 2020
Minimum Class Size: 5 to commence class | Maximum Class Size: 10
A internet connected computer.
Preferably register with a Gmail email address (for e-Library access)
This course is open to all nationalities and no prior technical qualifications or experience required.
Certified Blockchain Consultant® Programme (*include 7 learning units & Competency Assessment Fee -1 attempt): SGD$600 (USD $430)
IBS's Strategic & MOU Partners (for organisation): 50% discount
Non-Profit Organisation/VWC/Government Agencies/BIG Members (for organisation): 30% discount
IBS Alumni: 15% discount
100% Scholarships available for full-time local & foreign students and seniors above 60 years old.
Submit relevant identity proof (e.g. Student Pass & ID/Passport) during online course enrollment.
Provide reasons/justifications for scholarship,
Scholarships are subjected to approval and case by case basis.
Payment Modes Accepted
*Cash payment is not accepted, an e-invoice will be sent to your email upon course enrollment.
Ethereum (ETH): 0x929FA484CD6a26805CFbcB70C97D03172957b477
Internet/ATM Fund Transfer to: OCBC Current Account 687-715-276-001
Cheque payable to Institute of Blockchain Ltd
PayNow to UEN: 201901394N or scan the below PayNow QR Code
SkillsFuture Credits: Self-claim at https://www.myskillsfuture.sg/
SGQR: Scan the below SQQR Code
Assessment & Certification
To attain the CBC Qualification, learner must satisfy:
Minimum 75% attendance for all learning units
To obtain a minimum Credit Value (CV) of 10 CV
Passed the CBC Competency Assessment
Upon completion of all the eLearning units and CBC Main Track, the learner will be awarded a Certificate of Completion (COC)
Upon passing the CBC Competency Assessment, the learner will be awarded the Certified Blockchain Consultant (CBC) Certificate and able to use CBC title after their name. e.g. John, CBC
All certificates will be issued electronically on blockchain via GovTech's OpenCerts platform.
RELEVANT JOB ROLE / OCCUPATION PATHWAY
The CBC equips the learners with Fintech and Blockchain knowledge and technical skills for relevant job roles and occupation pathway:
Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Industry
Blockchain Solutions Consultant
Financial Services Industry
Cryptocurrency Broker / Trader
Cryptocurrency Market Analyst
Business Process Engineer / Operations Specialist
IT Business Solutions Project Specialist
Logistics Data Specialist
Logistics Innovation & Process Improvement / Logistics Systems Manager
Wholesale Trade Industry
Business / Market Research Analyst
Operations Assistant / Coordinator
Procurement / Sourcing Assistant
Sales Assistant / Coordinator
Trade Finance Analyst