Online courses to learn cryptocurrency


The popularity of cryptocurrency has grown rapidly over the past few years. And, if you’re looking to dive into the world of crypto either to build a career in blockchain or just understand the basics before investing, Coursera – an online education platform – offers courses that could help you reach your goal. Here is the list of these courses

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency technologies: This course is in association with Princeton University. This is an 11 week course. The course provides an overview of bitcoin, how it works, its security and bitcoin user anonymity, etc. It also provides the conceptual foundation needed to design secure software that interacts with the Bitcoin network, Coursera claims.

Cryptography courses is in association with (ISC)² Education & Training. It is a five week course. The course teaches how to protect information to ensure its integrity, confidentiality, authenticity and non-repudiation. The course will also provide a basic understanding of cryptographic concepts and how to apply them, implement secure protocols, key management concepts, key administration and validation, and infrastructure to public key, claims Coursera.

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Understand, use and secure crypto and digital assets course is in association with the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. It is a one week course. This specialization offers knowledge of blockchain technology with animated video components, claims Coursera.

Blockchain Revolution in Financial Services Specialization course is in association with INSEAD. This is a five month course. This four-course specialization introduces learners to the world of blockchain technology for financial services, including what blockchain is, how it works, and why it is revolutionary. Students learn about different categories of crypto-assets and how they can be processed on a blockchain. They learn how blockchain is transforming the economy and society as a whole, redefining workflows, global payments and prosperity, says Coursera.

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Course: An Introduction to Digital Currencies is in association with the University of Pennsylvania. This is a four week course. This course is designed for individuals and organizations who want to learn how to manage cryptocurrency investments. By the end of this course, learners will have a thorough understanding of the realities of cryptocurrency, the intricacies of Blockchain technology, and an effective strategy for integrating cryptocurrency into their investment plans.

“Cryptocurrency has brought a major change in the realm of virtual digital assets, presenting lucrative investment opportunities for investors,” said Raghav Gupta, MD, India and APAC. “It also creates a plethora of options for job seekers. Coursera offers a range of courses on the subject that meet the needs of a wide range of learners,” he added.

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