FINTECH & Blockchain Primer
Module Code: CBC-FB
Credit Value: 1
Blended Learning Mode:
E-Learning (Self-directed Learning) with Face-to-face Class (Facilitated Training) OR
E-Learning (Self-directed Learning) with Online Class (Facilitated Training)
*Flipped classroom (Learners will attempt eLearning before attending the facilitated training)
Since 2014, Fintech has encompassed many technologies that propel various industries. One such technology is the blockchain technology. From concept formation and ideation of blockchain to the proliferation of blockchain applications (with cryptocurrency as one of the applications) and international standardization in the near future. There is a rising trend in the business use case of blockchain and growing interest to understand and know how blockchain and cryptocurrency works.
Fintech & Blockchain Primer provides fundamental concepts of Fintech & Blockchain to the Learners and practical knowledge of creating a blockchain wallet, exchange account, and performing a blockchain transaction. Learners will go through mini-lectures, group discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on activities during the course.
FBP has been running for 12 runs since Oct 2017 in Singapore, Hong Kong & Dubai. This is a learning unit under the Certified Blockchain Consultant™ Programme.
By the end of this module, learners will be able to:
Define the meaning of Fintech, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)
Identify the types of Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & DLT
Discuss about the pros & cons of different types of Blockchain
Describe the characteristics or features of Blockchain
Display ability to view Blockchain transactions using a blockchain explorer
Execute a Blockchain transaction on a Blockchain
Analyze the relationship between Fintech, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & DLT
Distinguish the difference between Smart Contract & Traditional Contract
Recommend a Fintech or Blockchain Business Model for an Industry.
Compare ICO, IEO, STO and IDO
Introduction to Fintech, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency (2 hours eLearning)
Brief History of Fintech & Blockchain
What is Fintech?
Reasons for the Rise of Fintech
Characteristics of Fintech Business Models
Singapore's Fintech Ecosystem
What is Blockchain?
Illustrations of Blockchain
Features of Blockchain
Types of Blockchain
Singapore's Blockchain Ecosystem
What is Cryptocurrency
Features of Cryptocurrency
Coin vs Token
Types of Token
Selected Topics for CBC Main Track
Blockchain Applications & Use Cases
Blockchain Business Models & Strategy (Mining, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency)
Types of Ledgers
Blockchain Wallets & Explorers
Creating a Blockchain Wallet
Creating a transaction via Blockchain
Blockchain As A Service (BAAS)
Types of Cryptocurrency Exchanges
Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Exchanges
Introduction to Smart Contract
Enterprise & Industry Use Cases (Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail, Logistics & Supply Chain, Real Estate, Wholesale Trade & Trade Finance)
Blockchain & China's Belt & Road Initiative (BRI/OBOR)
Case Study - OpenCerts
The Future of Fintech, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency
The 4th Industrial Revolution: Fintech 4.0, Industry 4.0, Blockchain 4.0
Decentralized Fintech (DeFintech) & Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
Blockchain Challenges & Limitations
Blockchain Standards & Regulations
Blockchain Trends: IEO, Stablecoins, STOs & IDO
Cryptoeconomics & Tokenomics
Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Adoption
Obtaining your 1st Cryptocurrency
Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Investment Caution
Do you need a Blockchain?
Next Online Class: Every 1st Saturday of the month | Next Class: 5 Sep 2020 | Course Calendar
Duration: 2 hours eLearning + 5 hours Facilitated Classroom Training (10am - 4pm)
Minimum Class Size: 5 to commence class
Maximum Class Size: 20
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
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 email@example.com
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 Completion (COC) on blockchain via GovTech's OpenCerts upon completing the eLearning session and completed end of eLearning evaluation form.