Blockchain Analytics

Blockchain Analytics for Business and Commerce

Course Description: This course “Blockchain Analytics for Business and Commerce” introduces undergraduate students to the fundamentals of blockchain technology and its applications in business and commerce analytics. It covers blockchain basics, data analytics tools, and real-world applications in various sectors like finance, supply chain, and more.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the principles of blockchain technology.
  2. Explore the role of blockchain in data analytics.
  3. Apply blockchain analytics in business scenarios.
  4. Evaluate the impact of blockchain on commerce and trade.

Course Duration: 15 weeks (One Semester)

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of data analytics and business principles.

Week 1-2: Introduction to Blockchain Technology

  • Overview of Blockchain
  • Evolution of Blockchain: From Bitcoin to Business Applications
  • Basic Concepts: Blocks, Chains, Decentralization

Week 3-4: Blockchain and Business Applications

  • Blockchain in Finance: Cryptocurrencies and Beyond
  • Smart Contracts and Decentralized Applications (DApps)
  • Case Studies: Real-world Business Implementations

Week 5-6: Data Analytics in Blockchain

  • Understanding Blockchain Data Structures
  • Tools for Blockchain Analytics
  • Analyzing Transactions and Smart Contracts

Week 7-8: Blockchain in Supply Chain and Logistics

  • Enhancing Transparency and Traceability
  • Case Studies: Supply Chain Optimization using Blockchain

Week 9-10: Blockchain for Identity Management and Security

  • Digital Identities and KYC (Know Your Customer) Processes
  • Security Aspects of Blockchain

Week 11-12: Regulatory and Ethical Considerations

  • Global Blockchain Regulations
  • Ethical Implications and Challenges

Week 13-14: Advanced Topics and Emerging Trends

  • Integration of AI with Blockchain Analytics
  • Future of Blockchain Technology

Week 15: Course Review and Final Project

  • Review of Key Concepts
  • Final Project Presentation: Applying Blockchain Analytics in a Business Scenario

Course Content

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Introduction to Blockchain Technology
Core Concepts and Technology Behind Blockchain