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WHAT IS GETSMARTER? 

GetSmarter, a brand of 2U, Inc., is a digital education company that partners with the world's leading universities to select, design and deliver premium online short courses with a data-driven focus on learning gain. 

Technology meets academic rigor in our people-mediated model which enables lifelong learners across the globe to obtain industry-relevant skills that are certified by the world’s most reputable academic institutions.

WHAT IS GETSMARTER? 

GetSmarter, a brand of 2U, Inc., is a digital education company that partners with the world's leading universities to select, design and deliver premium online short courses with a data-driven focus on learning gain.

     

Technology meets academic rigor in our people-mediated model which enables lifelong learners across the globe to obtain industry-relevant skills that are certified by the world’s most reputable academic institutions.     

BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES:

MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

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ONLINE SHORT COURSE

BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES:

BUSINESS INNOVATION AND APPLICATION

BUSINESS INNOVATION AND APPLICATION

6 weeks, excluding orientation

Weekly modules, flexible learning

5-8 hours per week, entirely online

YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH:

A framework for a blockchain-based strategy that addresses a challenge within your own business context.

A deeper understanding of the capabilities and limitations of blockchain technology, enabling you to assess which business problems it can solve.

Knowledge of how blockchain powers applications like bitcoin and other token-based initiatives, guided by crypto economics expert Christian Catalini.

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COURSE CURRICULUM 

Orientation Module:
Welcome to Your Online Campus
Module 1:
An introduction to blockchain technology

Module 2:
Bitcoin and the curse of the double-spending problem

COURSE CURRICULUM

Module 3:
Costless verification: Blockchain technology and the last mile problem

Module 4:
Bootstrapping network effects through blockchain technology and cryptoeconomics

Orientation Module:
Welcome to Your Online Campus

Module 1:
An introduction to blockchain technology 

Module 2: 

Bitcoin and the curse of the double-spending problem

Module 3:
Costless verification: Blockchain technology and the last mile problem

Module 4:
Bootstrapping network effects through blockchain technology and cryptoeconomics

Module 5:
Using tokens to design new types of digital platforms

Module 6:
The future of blockchain technology, AI, and digital privacy

Module 5:
Using tokens to design new types of digital platforms

Module 6:
The future of blockchain technology, AI, and digital privacy

This MIT Sloan online program is delivered in collaboration with online education provider, GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals who have already benefited from the opportunity to:

AN ONLINE EDUCATION THAT SETS YOU APART

Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from an international selection of universities, entirely online and in your own time

Enjoy a personalized, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step

Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones

Each module is released weekly, allowing a flexible but structured approach to learning. You’ll be supported as you engage in individual activities and group discussions, ensuring you feel confident to submit your best work at each weekly deadline.

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