FINTECH & Blockchain Primer
LEARNING UNIT Description
Learning Unit Code: CBCC-FBP
Technical Competency Standard (TSC):
Emerging Technology Synthesis - FSE-SNA-3011-1.1-1 (Level 3)
Credit Value: 2
Learning Mode: E-Learning (Self-Directed Learning) & Online Class (Facilitated Training)
Pre-requisite: CBC Entry Requirements
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 emerging technologies that encompasses Fintech and Blockchain. The growing interest to understand how blockchain and cryptocurrency works is spreading like a bush fire.
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.
CBC-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® (CBC) Course.
By the end of this Learning Unit, 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 and STO.
LEARNING UNIT Outline
PART 1 - Introduction to Fintech, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency
What is Blockchain
Video: Some Illustrations of Blockchain
Features of Blockchain
Types of Blockchain
Risks of Blockchain
What Can You Put On The Blockchain?
Singapore's Blockchain Landscape Map / Ecosystem
ASEAN Blockchain Consortium (ABC)
The 4th Industrial Revolution / Industry 4.0
Blockchain Trends: Stablecoins, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Patents/Projects
Blockchain Smart City
Singapore's Project Ubin
PART 2 - Synchronous eLearning
Blockchain Business Models & Strategies
Blockchain Business Models Overview
Mining Circle Overview
From Miner to Validator
Activity - Mining Algorithms Analysis
Blockchain Circle Overview
Types of Blockchain Wallets & Blockchain Wallet Address
Decentralized Application (DApp), Decentralized Exchange (DEX), Decentralized Autonomous Organisation/Corporation (DAO/DAC)
Blockchain As A Service (BAAS) and its Financials
Activity - Creating a Blockchain Wallet
Cryptocurrency Circle Overview
What is ICO, IEO, STO
ICO, IEO, STO listing/issuance fees & process.
Methods for Obtaining Cryptocurrency
Centralized Cryptocurrency Exchanges
Licensed Digital Asset Exchange
Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Investment Approach
Activity - Using a Sandbox Exchange
Blockchain Applications & Use Cases
Enterprise & Industry Use Cases
Logistics & Supply Chain
Wholesale Trade & Trade Finance
Do you need a Blockchain?
Activity - Case Study on Blockchain Use Case
e-Assessment (1 hour)
Asynchronous eLearning (1 week - 3 learning hours per week)
Synchronous eLearning (10am to 6pm - 8 hours)
There will be an e-Assessment for this learning unit.
The Assessment Method for e-assessment is Writing Assignment.