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 either 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 contract and decentralized applications.
This course prepares learners to provides business consultation on fintech & blockchain technology primarily within the financial services and infocomm technology industries and other various industries. Learners shall successfully be proficient in fintech & blockchain knowledge and skills after 1.5 months.
CBC is a 30 hours course, comprising of 7 learning units from Executive, Standards or Technical Track, a Main Track and one Final Examination. It is conducted in both English & Chinese languages.
CBC uses flipped classroom methodology, Learners will attempt the eLearning sessions and acquire a minimum of 5 credit value out of the 7 learning units before coming to the 2 days facilitated online or offline training.
IBS-CBC: Certified Blockchain Consultant™ Course (2 CV | 2 days)
Selected topics from Executive & Standards Track
Selected Topics from Technical Track
TRAINING & assessment PATHWAYS
Course will be conducted via blended training (both eLearning or 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 and proceed directly for a final assessment without completing the modules with IBS.
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 for specific or all eLearning units. Requires to submit a Portfolio documenting your relevant work or experience related to the module.
Formative Assessment (FA)
Learners will be assessed after the completion of each eLearning session, formative assessment is ungraded.
Summative Assessment (SA)
This is a one-off Final Examination to assess all the modules completed.
Estimated Duration to Complete CBC: 30 hours or 1.5 months
Next Main Track Intake: 17 & 18 October 2020 10am to 6pm| Jan - Feb 2021 Course Calendar
Minimum Class Size: 5 to commence class | Maximum Class Size: 20
A internet connected laptop or tablet computer.
Download Zoom Software
Preferably register with a Gmail email address (for Google Classroom & e-Library access)
This course is open to all nationalities and no prior academic or technical qualifications required.
Certified Blockchain Consultant Programme™ (*include 7 learning units & Final Exam 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 & Small Medium Enterprises : 15% discount
NTUC UTAP (Funding until 31 Mar 2021)
100% Scholarships available for full-time students and seniors above 55 years old.
Submit relevant identity proof during online course registration
Provide justifications for scholarship,
Applications 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.
Ethereum (ETH): 0x929FA484CD6a26805CFbcB70C97D03172957b477
Assessment & Certification
To attain the CBC, learner must satisfy:
Minimum 75% attendance for all learning units
To obtain a minimum Credit Value (CV) of 10 CV
Passed the Final Examination.
Upon completion of an elearning unit the learner will be awarded a Certificate of Completion (COC)
Upon completion of the CBC programme, 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