Blockchain Governance & INTEOPERABILITY

MODULE Description

Module Code: CBC-BG

Blended Learning Mode:

  1. E-Learning (Self-directed Learning) with Face-to-face Class (Facilitated Training) OR

  2. E-Learning (Self-directed Learning) with Online Class (Facilitated Training)

*Flipped classroom (Learners will attempt eLearning before attending the facilitated training)

Pre-requisite: CBC-FBP Fintech & Blockchain Primer

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss issues about blockchain governance and interoperability

  • Distinguish a permissioned blockchain from a permissionless blockchain

  • Examine the interoperability between on-chain and off-chain systems

MODULE Outline

Blockchain Governance (2 hrs eLearning)

  • Central Idea of Governance

  • Public vs Private vs Hybrid Blockchain

  • Permissioned & Permissionless Blockchain

  • Enterprise/Consortium Blockchain

  • Blockchain Rules, Regulations & Standards

  • Blockchain Compliance

Blockchain Interoperability (4 hrs)

  • Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) & Non-DLT Systems (Oracle)

  • Atomic Swap

  • On-chain & Off-chain

  • Cross-chain & Side-chain

  • DLT, Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) and Blockchain

Formative Assessment (1 hr)

Administrative Details

Next Online Class: Available from 1 Aug 2020.

Duration: 2 hours eLearning + 5 hours Facilitated Classroom Training (10am - 4pm)

Minimum Class Size: 5 to commence class

Maximum Class Size: 20


  • No prior knowledge in Fintech, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency required.

  • Participants are encouraged to bring at least one of the following: Laptops, Tablets, Smart Phones with chargers.

Course Support:

  • For Online Module, Before & After Module: Email to

  • During Course: Adult Educator(s) are on-site to provide support。

Financial Details

Course Fees

  • Individuals: USD $70 | SGD $100 per pax

  • IBS's Strategic & MOU Partners: 50% discount

  • Non-Profit Organisation/VWC/Government Agencies: 30% discount

  • Small Medium Enterprises: 10% discount

Funding Available

  • NIL

Refund Policy

100% refund of course fees will be processed if:

  • The course is cancelled by organiser

  • Participant withdraw more than 7 days before course date

  • For withdrawal less than 7 days before course date, valid reasons such as a) Medical, b) Last Minute Travel Plans and c) Compassionate Grounds with valid documentations are submitted to

  • Valid documents accepted are medical certificate of self or next-of-kin, travel itinerary or death certificate.

Assessment & Certification


  • There will be a formative assessment for this module.

  • Formative assessment is an ungraded assessment.


Participants will receive an electronically issued Certificate of Attainment (COA) on blockchain via GovTech's OpenCerts upon satisfying 75% of the attendance, attained 70% class participation rate and completed end of course evaluation form.