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Course Number 1231-3859-01
Course Name Blockchain Foundations
Academic Unit The Coller School of Management -
Business Administration
Lecturer Dr. Jacob MendelContact
Contact Email: jacobmendel@tauex.tau.ac.il
Office HoursBy appointment
Mode of Instruction Lecture
Semester Units 1
Semester 2020/1
Date Range 18/10/2020 - 04/12/2020
Day Sun
Hours 18:45-21:30
Building
Room
Studies are held during the first part of the semester, Course is taught in English
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Blockchain Foundations

This course provides students with a basic understanding of blockchain technology, how it works, it's history and how it relates to the new digital economy. Covering essential areas and using cases regarding blockchain technology, how it's disrupting different domains such as: fintech, digital government activities, eHealth, Smart Cities etc., and how to use blockchain technology to create new business opportunities. The students will learn to analyze and quantify the changes that blockchain will have on various industries. In addition, understanding the blockchain technology, challenges, and limitation. The teaching methodology will include business cases and lectures by industry thought leaders.

There are no formal prerequisites for this course. However, blockchain is technical in nature. If you have any concerns about the nature of this course, do not hesitate to reach out to the facilitators. The course can be taken by anyone who is interested in understanding blockchain technology, and its relation to different industries.

This course is entry level, and also contains basic finance and technologies terminology.



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