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Blockchain Revolution in Financial Services

INSEAD via Coursera Specialization


As the Internet was the first digital medium for information, blockchain is the first native digital medium for value. Blockchain is poised to transform the economy and society at large—redefining the ways we transact online, share ideas, and manage workflows. The financial services sector is a key lever in such transformations. This four-course specialization introduces learners to the world of blockchain technology for financial services—including what blockchain is, how it works, and why it is revolutionary. Students learn about various categories of cryptoassets and the ways they can be transacted on a blockchain. They learn how blockchain is transforming the economy and society at large—redefining workflows, global payments, and prosperity. As an outcome of this specialization, students produce a Strategic Action Plan wherein they identify and evaluate a promising application of blockchain technology within the financial services industry. The Specialization is taught by Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott, globally-recognized authorities on innovation and technology and authors of the best-selling book, “Blockchain Revolution.” It also includes various industry experts and practitioners who will share their experiences within the blockchain ecosystem.


Course 1: Introduction to Blockchain for Financial Services
- Offered by INSEAD. In this first course of the specialization, we will discuss the limitations of the Internet for business and economic ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Blockchain, Cryptoassets, and Decentralized Finance
- Offered by INSEAD. Today, large intermediaries establish trust in our economy and control the movement, storage, and allocation of money and ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Blockchain Transformations of Financial Services
- Offered by INSEAD. The current global financial system is riddled with inefficiencies, uneven developments, and bizarre contradictions. ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Blockchain in Financial Services: Strategic Action Plan
- Offered by INSEAD. In this fourth and final course of the specialization, you will synthesize your learning into a Strategic Action Plan. ... Enroll for free.


Taught by

Alex Tapscott and Don Tapscott

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