Top Blockchain online courses you can start today

For beginners, intermediaries and advanced users

Ellie Geo
Ellie Geo
Apr 20 · 5 min read
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With the announcement that the home quarantine will be extended in order to flatten the curve, it appears we will find ourselves inside our homes for another few weeks, so this is the perfect opportunity for you to finally learn what this Blockchain everyone talks about really means.

Now is NOT the time to relax and catch up with your favorite Netflix show. Now is the time for you to outwork everyone who’s hiding in their comfort zone and obliviation, so when the market is good again your business is going to boom.

Most businesses are contracting right now, your job is to figure out how you can expand.

We have gathered few online courses for all levels and areas of interest, whether you are a developer, CEO or solely have an interest in the topic, you will be able to find one and learn something new today.

BEGINNER

  1. Blockchain and Bitcoin Fundamentals

Price: 94.99EUR usual, now discounted to 12.99EUR

Starts: Any day

Duration: 3 hours video content

Certificate: yes

Rating: 4,6 out of 5

Platform: Udemy

This course is all about learning the basics and understanding what is a cryptocurrency, smart contracts, and digital tokens. You will also find out what the difference between Blockchain and Bitcoin is and how they relate. The course is a short 3-hour video, which you can watch at any time from anywhere and you get a certificate.

2. Blockchain Fundamentals

Price: Free trial available only in April

Starts: Any day

Duration: 2,5 hours of video content

Certificate: No

Rating: 4 out of 5

Platform: Pluralsight

Similarly to the first course, you will learn the ins and outs of Blockchain basics. However, you will also get to know what Ethereum is, DAPP development and creating private blockchains. The video course is around two and a half hours, accessible online and does not require any technical knowledge, just your enthusiasm!

3. The Basics of Blockchain

Price: 54,99EUR usual, now discounted to 9,99EUR

Starts: Any day

Duration: 3,5 hours of video content

Certificate: Yes

Rating: 4.4 out of 5

Platform: Udemy

As you can guess by the name, this course will give you a solid understanding of the fundamentals of Blockchain. What comes more to it is the talented TED speaker Bettina Warburg, who leads the course and explains the connection between the technology of Blockchain and the business and economy.

4. Blockchain in Business

Price: $1,950

Starts: 22nd April

Duration: 2 months (4–6 hours per week)

Certificate: Yes

Rating: 4,6 out of 5

Platform: Columbia Business School

This course by Columbia Business School is designed to help you understand the practical use of Blockchain and examine its opportunities and challenges for the business world. The next class starts on April 22nd and it takes on average 2 months to complete, which can be even less now during the quarantine.

5. Blockchain Revolution for Enterprise Specialization

Price: Free to read the content

Starts: Any day

Duration: 2 months (13 hours per week)

Certificate: Yes

Rating: 4,7 out of 5

Platform: Coursera

Another Business-related course on Blockchain, which can be started at any time, is this Coursera specialization that consists of 4 modules. The course will guide you from the basics, through how to transact on the Blockchain and provide you with an opportunity analysis of the implications of this technology.

INTERMEDIATE

  1. Blockchain Specialization

Price: Free to read the content

Start: Any day

Duration: Approximately 2 months (11 hours per week)

Certificate: Yes

Rating: 4,6 out of 5

Platform: Coursera

This course is more tech-oriented and will give you an insight on how to design and implement smart contracts, methods for developing decentralized applications and what are the Blockchain frameworks. It takes an average of 2 months to complete but is also self-paced and accessible from anywhere.

2. Blockchain Training with Ethereum and Solidity

Price: 194,99EUR usual, now discounted to 9,99EUR

Start: Any day

Duration: 17 hours of video content

Certificate: Yes

Rating: 4.4 out of 5

Platform: Udemy

For the ones interested in Ethereum, this course will teach you how to develop a decentralized app and deploy it to various Ethereum instances like private chain, test chain, and main net. The course consists of 17-hours of video content and provides you with a certificate for completion afterwards.

3. Blockchain for Business 2020: The New Industrial Revolution

Price: 199,99EUR usual, now discounted to 11,99EUR

Start: Any day

Duration: 6 hours video content

Certificate: Yes

Rating: 4,4 out of 5

Platform: Udemy

This course is all about the new sharing economy 2.0 powered by Blockchain. It will show you how to apply the technology to various sectors, how to distinguish good projects from bad ones and see new business opportunities before others. In addition, the course gives a perspective on decentralized economic systems and fits all that information into 6 hours of video content.

4. Blockchain for Business

Price: $398 usual, now discounted to $358,20

Start: Any day

Duration: 7 months (3–4 hours per week)

Certificate: Yes

Platform: The Linux Foundation

For the ones that want something in the long term, this course takes approximately 7 months and explains to you how Blockchain works in technology, business, supply chain, and enterprise products. It teaches you about the workings of Hyperledger projects and uses cross-industry cases to cover the key features of Blockchain digital technologies.

ADVANCED

  1. Ethereum and Solidity: The Complete Developer’s Guide

Price: 94.99EUR usual, now discounted to 9.99EUR

Start: Any day

Duration: Approx. 24 hours of video content

Certificate: Yes

Rating: 4,5 out of 5

Platform: Udemy

In this developer-oriented course, you will learn how to build a real-life application from scratch, as well as front- and back-end programming for smart contracts. You will be working with Metamask and look at concepts on React and Semantic UI. It takes around 24 hours of video content and requires a more advanced understanding of Blockchain.

2. Blockchain Advanced Level: Uses beyond Bitcoin

Price: 149,99EUR usual, now discounted to 9,99EUR

Start: Any day

Duration: 2 hours video content

Certificate: Yes

Rating: 4,5 out of 5

Platform: Udemy

This two-hour video course discusses the business uses of Blockchain as it is being expanded beyond merely cryptocurrency. It aims to upgrade your knowledge on how to successfully utilize Blockchain and take your business to the next level.

3. IBM Developer Works

Price: Free

Start: Any day

Duration: 6 hours video content

Certificate: Yes

Rating: 4,5 out of 5

Platform: IBM Developer

Free of charge is just one of the reasons to take this IBM developer course. You will get a more detailed picture of the components and structures of Blockchain business networks, such as ledgers, smart contracts, consensus, certificate authorities, security, roles, transaction processes, participants, and fabrics. And it all comes with a certificate afterwards.

With this list of 12 courses, you can explore deeper the incredible world of Blockchain technology.

So, get up, make yourself a coffee, and go learn something that will pay off in the future.

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AE Ventures is an investment company providing initial…

Ellie Geo

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Ellie Geo

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AE Ventures

AE Ventures is an investment company providing initial funding, acceleration and advisory support to blockchain projects. The company also runs æternity Starfleet — a full-service global acceleration program for seed stage startups utilizing blockchain.

Ellie Geo

Written by

Ellie Geo

🌈

AE Ventures

AE Ventures is an investment company providing initial funding, acceleration and advisory support to blockchain projects. The company also runs æternity Starfleet — a full-service global acceleration program for seed stage startups utilizing blockchain.

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