Embrace the Era of Blockchain (TGS-2020502270)

Course Overview

What began as the basis of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, blockchain technology-essentially a virtual ledger capable of recording and verifying a high volume of digital transactions-is now spreading across a wave of industries. According to the Singapore Blockchain Ecosystem Report 2020, blockchain emerged as one of the top three technology trends in Singapore for 2021, and Singapore’s blockchain landscape map has grown more than 50% from 2019, with 91 more companies represented now versus last year. As Dr Ong Chen Hui, cluster director (technology development) at IMDA said, there are “exciting opportunities for blockchain in the country”.

The Blockchain Innovation Strategy programme, jointly developed by the College of Engineering (CoE) and Nanyang Technopreneurship Center (NTC) is a practical, hands-on intensive executive programme designed to equip entrepreneurs and professionals in Singapore with the fundamentals of Blockchain. It aims to prepare companies to boost awareness of the technology to develop pioneering solutions using blockchain beyond financial applications. 

                       

Course Duration

3 days

Course Mode

Synchronous e-learning

Course Intake

12 - 14 January 2022

     

Course Details

Module 1A: What is Blockchain and How Does It Work?
Module 1B: What is behind Crypto-Economics?
Module 2A: Business Transformation with Blockchain
Module 2B: Blockchain Governance
Module 3A: Blockchain in the Real World
Module 3B: Develop Your Own Blockchain Strategy 

Note: NTC reserves the right to reserves the right to make changes to the above programme schedule according to the circumstances at any particular time.

     

Course Highlights

  • Learn the current capabilities and applications, and its future potentials of blockchain technology
  • Learn how blockchain is disrupting business models and offering organizations new choices to create and manage value
  • Obtain professional guidance and first-hand experience from NTU academia, various industry experts and developers
  • Gain a framework of blockchain business implementation strategy
  • Build your leadership credibility by obtaining a digital Certificate of Completion from Nanyang Technopreneurship Center @NTU. This can be easily verified by employers directly through the https://opencerts.io\ to be viewed using Google Chrome or Firefox browser.
     

Admission Info

Who Should Attend?

  • Business leaders and managers seeking to extend their knowledge of Blockchain technologies
  • Business owners intending to improve their business development with Blockchain technologies
  • Executives from all departments pursuing more expertise in the area of advanced technology

Full Course Fees

S$3600

1. SkillsFuture Series

Full Course Fees

Funding Type​​ Subsidy Criterial​​ Programme
Base Grant 70% (capped at $13,000)Singaporean /​​ Singaporean PR age 21 and above Course Fee: $3600 - $2520
GST: $75.60
Full Fee Payable: $1155.60
Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) 90% (capped at $13,000)Singaporean age 40 and above Course Fee: $3600 - $3240
GST: $75.60
Full Fee Payable: $435.60
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) 90% (capped at $13,000)Singaporean / Singaporean PR who is SME sponsored Course Fee: $3600 - $3240
GST: $75.60
Full Fee Payable: $435.60


2. SkillsFuture Credit

Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture Credits (up to S$500) to pay for the course fees. The credits may be used on top of existing course fee funding. This is only applicable to self-sponsored participants. Applications via MySkillsFuture.sg must be made within 60 days before course commencement. Please click here for the user guide on how to submit your claim.

From 1 April 2020, a one-off SkillsFuture Credit top-up of $500 will be provided to every Singapore Citizens aged 25 years and above as at 31 December 2020. This top-up will expire on 31 December 2025. Eligible Singaporeans can now start using their one-off credit top-up to offset the full fee payable.

3. Absentee Payroll

Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Payroll via the SkillsConnect system. For more information, please visit SkillsConnect. 

4. NTU Alumni Course Credit

From 1 July 2019, NTU alumni may utilise their course credits of S$1,600.00 to co-pay up to 50% of the nett fee (exclusive of prevailing GST) payable for courses with starting date from 1 July 2019 onwards. There will be no administrative fee involved for the use of NTU Alumni Course Credits on courses with starting date from 1 July 2019 onwards. For more information, please visit here

Online assessments and evaluations will be conducted at the end of the course. Participants taking the SkillsFuture grant must comply with the following requirements to be awarded with the grant:

Achieving minimum attendance (75% of the total module hours)
Completion and pass the programme assessments

Participants who have fulfilled the requirements will receive the programme certificate upon completion.

Registration

Registration is open till 5 Jan 2022. Click here to register.

     

For enquiries, contact us at

Ms Venessa Lee       venessa.leeyx@ntu.edu.sg | 6316 2999
Mr Melvin Soh          melvin.sohwm@ntu.edu.sg | 6790 6666

Registration is open.

01 Nov 2021 - 05 Jan 2022

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