Purdue University Blockchain Professional Development Courses
Add blockchain skills to your management toolkit and position yourself to lead with agility and drive your organization to innovate.

Blockchain—the digital ledger technology behind the cryptocurrency boom of the past decade—continues to revolutionize roles throughout the business world. Blockchain is the number one in-demand hard business skill for 2020,1 according to LinkedIn, and it has been hailed for its potential to streamline transnational transactions, enable automatically triggering “smart contracts” and make possible countless other business innovations.2

Businesses and professionals that want to keep up in this dynamic environment must embrace blockchain to operate efficiently, securely and with vision toward the future.

$822 million

Amount raised by blockchain startups in the first half of 20193

Our Blockchain Courses

Explore the online blockchain professional development courses offered by Purdue University and EmergingEd, and find out how our targeted training can build the skills that propel your career advantage.

Blockchain Foundations and Frameworks

By now, you’ve heard about blockchain. But do you know exactly what it is or how it can take your career to the next level? Blockchain Foundations and Frameworks from Purdue University and EmergingEd covers positive and negative aspects of blockchains, as well as blockchain applications that could make a difference in your business. When you learn blockchain through this foundational course, you will examine the origins and implications of Bitcoin; evaluate and identify cryptocurrency issues relevant to investors, consumers, developers and businesses; and analyze security risks your business may encounter as you integrate blockchain into your operations.

Length
8 weeks
Cost
$1,500
Next Start
09/21/2020

Installment payments are now available on all course purchases!

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Blockchain and Industry

How do you put your brilliant blockchain ideas into practice so that they can actually benefit you? Blockchain and Industry is designed to help you determine the applicability of blockchain technologies within your organization and implement them to strengthen your business and solve intricate problems. You will learn to differentiate between blockchain-based business models so that you pick the appropriate strategy for the given situation. You will develop and practice step-by-step processes for building a blockchain framework within your current company or launching a new blockchain organization.

Length
8 weeks
Cost
$1,500
Next Start
09/21/2020

Installment payments are now available on all course purchases!

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Blockchain Cases

Want to follow the success of blockchain games like CryptoKitties and bypass the failures of initiatives like the DAO? Blockchain Cases explains everything you need to know about public and private blockchains, presenting industry insights through the analysis of four cases. This course enables you to engage in industry-based events and situations confidently; evaluate the notable trends and technologies currently used in blockchain initiatives; and apply lessons learned from notable organizations to execute a blockchain initiative successfully.

Length
8 weeks
Cost
$1,500
Next Start
09/21/2020

Installment payments are now available on all course purchases!

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Learn Blockchain Skills on the Leading Edge of Business

Now is the time to position yourself to land one of the rapidly proliferating blockchain jobs at forward-looking organizations and to prepare for a day when blockchain skills are required for the most desirable opportunities across industries.

Redefine Your Career

Build the blockchain skills that successful professionals increasingly need to have, and make your resume stand out from the competition.

Lead Dynamically

Propel your organization to the front of its industry by embracing the dynamic tech tool changing the way smart decisions are made.

Expand Your Vision

Learn surprising applications for blockchain, and change your—and your company’s—perception of what’s possible with this revolutionary technology.

Powered by EmergingEd

Purdue University’s online professional development courses are offered in collaboration with EmergingEd, a leader in online professional education. Through this partnership, we are able to deliver industry-approved, expert-driven, high-impact course content to the Purdue University lifelong learning community.

Sources
  1.  Retrieved on February 19, 2020, from cnbc.com/2020/01/17/blockchain-is-the-most-in-demand-job-skill-in-2020-says-linkedin.html
  2.  Retrieved on December 10, 2019, from cnbc.com/2018/06/18/blockchain-what-is-it-and-how-does-it-work.html