NICF - FUNDAMENTALS OF BLOCKCHAIN FOR BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS (SF) (SYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING)

NICF - FUNDAMENTALS OF BLOCKCHAIN FOR BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS (SF) (SYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING)

Funded
Course Duration
8.0 hr(s)
Mode of Assessment

Participants will be required to complete online assessment during class.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for non-technical business executives who are tasked with making business decisions about leveraging Blockchain technology in their businesses, requiring basic knowledge about Blockchain and how it will be executed within an organization. This course is intended for executives or workers of the following, but not limited to, job roles:

  • Key management staff such as CEO, CTO, CIO
  • Key Business Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • IT Consultants
  • Project Managers
  • Systems Integrators
  • Sales & Business Development Executives
  • Government officials

Course Overview

NTUC LearningHub Course Code: NICF035

TPGateway Code: TGS-2018505015 (VLC)

This course covers a general overview of how Blockchain technology can be used and provides answers to the following:

  • What exactly is Blockchain?
  • How does Blockchain Technology work?
  • Why should your organisation’s business consider this?
  • Where and for what apps is it appropriate?
  • Who is using it and for what?
  • How do I Implement this?
  • What is the future for Blockchain?

Next available schedule

Course Objectives

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how blockchain came about and its development over the last few years
  • Understand the basic concepts and core principles of blockchain technology
  • Learn the benefits of Blockchain and its use cases
  • Gain an understanding of the adoption and implementation of Blockchain

Pre-requisites

  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • Basic computer literacy, including navigating a personal computer and internet skills
  • Managing files and creating folders

  • Hardware & Software

Laptop with Microsoft Windows 10 (8GB RAM minimum) installed (MAC not supported). This course will be conducted as a Virtual Live Class (VLC) via Zoom platform. Participants must have a laptop or a desktop with “Zoom Client for Meetings” installed. This can be downloaded from https://zoom.us/download

Minimum Specs

Recommended Specs

Others

  • Internet Connection: Wired or Wireless broadband (min 10 mbps)
  • Speakers and Microphone: built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • Webcam: built-in or USB plug-in

Software

  • N.A.

Course Outline

  • What is Blockchain?
  • Technology Overview
  • History of Blockchain
  • Cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin) & Blockchain
  • Non-Technical Technology Overview
  • Public Ledgers
  • Key Concepts such as on Cryptography, Hashes, Distributed & Peer to Peer Technologies
  • Digital Tokens
  • Smart Contracts
  • Bitcoin Mining
  • Security concepts such as Authorisation & Authentication
  • Benefits of Blockchain
  • Value of Blockchain
  • Value of Smart Contracts
  • Role & Value of Digital Tokens
  • Common misconceptions about Blockchain and Limitations
  • Use Cases
  • When is it appropriate or not appropriate to use Blockchain?
  • Digital Wallets & Payment Systems
  • Money Transfers, Transaction Tracking & Management
  • Record Keeping and Asset Management
  • Financial Settlements, Securities Transactions and Contracts
  • Industry Adoption
  • Who is using it and for what?
  • Financial Services such as for Banking, Insurance, Securities & Trading Industry
  • Legal, Healthcare, Real Estate, Education, Supply Chain Industry
  • Governments
  • Implementation
  • How do I get started?
  • Requirements Definition & Business Use Case
  • Proof of Concept Development
  • Tools & Technology Infrastructure
  • Deployment Strategy
  • What does it cost to use this technology?
  • Future of Blockchain
  • What is its future?
  • Industry Outlook

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

Candidate who successfully completed the course with 

  1. 75% attendance 
  2. Participants will be awarded the NICF Statement of Attainments (SOAs) upon passing the assessment.

Additional Details

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer to Trainee Ratio is 1:25

Price

Course Fee:

For Classes commencing until 31st Dec 2021

 

Individual Sponsored

Company Sponsored

Non-SME

SME

Before GST

With GST

Before GST

With GST

Before GST

With GST

Full Course Fee (For International Students)

 $350.00

 $374.50

 $350.00

 $374.50

 $350.00

 $374.50

For Singapore Citizens and PRs
 (after 50% funding capped at $15/hr)

 $230.00

 $254.50

 $230.00

 $254.50

 $230.00

 $254.50

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above
 (after 90% funding capped at $50/hr)

$35.00

 

 $59.50

 $35.00

 $59.50

 $35.00

$59.50

 

 

 

For Classes commencing on or after 1st Jan 2022

 

Individual Sponsored

Company Sponsored

Non-SME

SME

Before GST

With GST

Before GST

With GST

Before GST

With GST

For International Students (Full Course Fee)

$350.00

$374.50

$350.00

$374.50

$350.00

$374.50

For Singapore Citizens and PRs
 (after 50% funding)

$175.00

$199.50

$175.00

$199.50

$175.00

$199.50

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above
 (after 70% funding)

$105.00

$129.50

$105.00

$129.50

$105.00

$129.50

Funding Eligibility Criteria:

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteria
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from the employer if trainee did not meet the eligibility criteria

 

Remarks:

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

SkillsFuture Credit:

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding

 

PSEA:

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) funds to offset course fee payable after funding

 

UTAP:

  • NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding:

  • $4.50 per hour, capped at $100,000 per enterprise per calendar year
  • AP funding will be computed based on the actual number of training hours attended by the trainee
  • Note: Courses / Modules under Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) will not be eligible for AP funding claim.

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees

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