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Blockchain Courses Powered by EmergingEd: 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 UT Non-Credit Programs 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.

Course dates: Ongoing enrollment
Course duration: 8 weeks
Fee: $1,500
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Instructor: Eric Winer
Eric Winer, vice president of engineering at Gemini, is dedicated to making blockchain accessible for consumers around the globe. In his five years building blockchain solutions at Gemini, Winer architected the world’s first fully licensed and regulated cryptocurrency exchange, and he has guided the rapid expansion of Gemini to over 150 employees, including recruiting and training over 50 blockchain-focused engineers. He has represented Gemini at the Litecoin Conference and recently received a patent for an innovation in blockchain and cryptocurrency application security.

Prior to his time at Gemini, Winer helped Bridgewater Associates overhaul internal systems used for economic research. Working directly with the company’s senior leadership team, he helped form the data-driven recruiting and management toolkit that is still used daily and is referenced in Ray Dalio’s “Principles.” Winer has also provided strategic consulting for a number of private projects.

Winer is a graduate of Dartmouth College’s Thayer School of Engineering.


Blockchain Courses Powered by EmergingEd: 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.

Course dates: Ongoing enrollment
Course duration: 8 weeks
Fee: $1,500
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Instructor: Eric Winer
See bio. above.


Blockchain Courses Powered by EmergingEd: 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.

Course dates: Ongoing enrollment
Course duration: 8 weeks
Fee: $1,500
Register now.

Instructor: Eric Winer
See bio. above.



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