Blockchain Webinar series
An introduction to Blockchain Series
Overview of blockchain
Professor Raghu Rau Cambridge judge business school
Module 1: An introduction to blockchains
Session 1: What is a blockchain? When might you need a blockchain? When don’t you need a blockchain?
Session 2: The characteristics of blockchain, Examples of areas where blockchains are useful
Session 3: Why are blockchains better than traditional databases?
Module 2: How does the blockchain work?
Session 1: Private and public keys
Session 2: Cryptographic hashing
Session 3: Mining
Module 3: Applications of blockchains
Session 1: Bitcoin
Session 2: Cryptocurrencies
Session 3: Altcoins and ICOs
Module 4: Smart contracts
Session 1: Setting up a smart contract
Session 2: Using smart contracts
Session 3: Problems with smart contracts