The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) will open the first Uni course on Blockchain and Bitcoin in March this year.
The increasing popularity and significant changes Blockchain and Bitcoin are making globally has prompted the famous Melbourne Uni to offer an online course in Blockchain technology. The eight week course, ‘Developing Blockchain Strategy’ will have a curriculum designed by RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub , Asian FinTech hub Stone & Chalk and services giant Accenture among others.
Cost of the course will be 1500 AUD and it will be open to all who are interested in doing the course. A big application turnout is expected.
RMIT vice-chancellor Martin Bean stated, “Blockchain is now becoming a core part of contemporary digital literacy and we’re delighted to offer an industry-focused program…”
Stone & Chalk Melbourne manager Alan Tsen added, “There is a real demand for Blockchain training and a skills gap in the market that needs to be addressed.”
According to RMIT ‘the 8-week course will be “as practical as possible” by connecting participants with the blockchain industry community. “We’ve built this course with companies that understand blockchain. We’ll start with the blockchain fundamentals, then use them to develop real-world business strategies,” The course will give an in-depth understanding of Blockchain and Bitcoin and Bitcoin price.
“Blockchain will play a critical role in the future of business, with its application already prevalent across multiple industries like finance, government, energy and health care,” added Helen Souness, RMIT Online CEO, “With every major innovation in technology come great opportunities and new risks. At RMIT Online, we believe individuals and businesses need to understand technology quickly, to adapt their strategy to meet these opportunities. This course aims to do that.”
Upon completion of the course, participants will be eligible for one full credit unit (12 credit points) into select RMIT business programs at a bachelor or master level to be recognized by prospective employers.
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