GBI EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

MANAGING THE DECENTRALIZED WORLD

DOWNLOAD THE BROCHURE

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Blockchain is a world-changing innovation. The untapped potential of this technology will disrupt all industries. Those who can successfully understand and apply this technology will capture incredible growth opportunities. These opportunities will span all sectors and will deliver massive change at all levels.

Through interactive workshops and case studies, participants will gain first-hand experience and insights into the business case for blockchain. Upon completion, participants will be equipped with the foundational knowledge to enhance their skills and career opportunities.

The Blockchain Strategies for Executives program provides various learning paths to understand the fundamental principles of blockchain. GILT  also offers customised experiences based on the needs and interests, either virtually or in person, for both technical and non-technical executives and business leaders.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

#1 Understand the fundamental principles of blockchain technologies and distributed computing

#2 Realise why this technology is so vital for the future

#3 Create new business models based on blockchain technology

#4 Optimise your business model using blockchain technology

PROGRAM OPTIONS

THIS PROGRAM INCLUDES

Workshops
Case Studies
Huddles
Prototyping

OPTION 1: UNDERSTAND
For C-Level and (Senior) Executives…

who want to understand the implications of blockchain technology and have a solid understanding of the architecture
DURATION:
2 DAYS
PROGRAM FEE*: € 22.500

OPTION 2: APPLY
For professionals working in blockchain companies…

without dedicated blockchain training (e.g. HR, Operations)
For managers…
with business development or product development tasks
DURATION: 4 DAYS
PROGRAM FEE*: € 42.000

OPTION 3: EVALUATE
For blockchain-enthusiastic executives…

with a basic understanding of blockchain technology that
want to deepen their knowledge and build their network
in the blockchain industry
DURATION:
8 DAYS
PROGRAM FEE*:
€ 78.000

OPTION 4: CREATE
For entrepreneurs and blockchain strategists…

who want to get deep into all aspects of blockchain technology and understand the technical aspects.
(note: no prior coding skills required)
DURATION:
12 DAYS
PROGRAM FEE*:
€ 108.000

*Program Fee refers to a cohort of 15 people

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Blockchain is a world-changing innovation. The untapped potential of this technology will disrupt all industries. Those who can successfully understand and apply this technology will capture incredible growth opportunities. These opportunities will span all sectors and will deliver massive change at all levels.

Through interactive workshops and case studies, participants will gain first-hand experience and insights into the business case for blockchain. Upon completion, participants will be equipped with the foundational knowledge to enhance their skills and career opportunities.

The Blockchain Strategies for Executives program provides various learning paths to understand the fundamental principles of blockchain. GILT  also offers customised experiences based on the needs and interests, either virtually or in person, for both technical and non-technical executives and business leaders.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

#1 Understand the fundamental principles of blockchain technologies and distributed computing

#2 Realise why this technology is so vital for the future

#3 Create new business models based on blockchain technology

#4 Optimise your business model using blockchain technology

GO TO CAMPUS NOW

PROGRAM OPTIONS

THIS PROGRAM INCLUDES

Workshops
Case Studies
Huddles
Prototyping

OPTION 1: UNDERSTAND
For C-Level and (Senior) Executives…

who want to understand the implications of blockchain technology and have a solid understanding of the architecture
DURATION:
2 DAYS
PROGRAM FEE*: € 22.500

OPTION 2: APPLY
For professionals working in blockchain companies…

without dedicated blockchain training (e.g. HR, Operations)
For managers…
with business development or product development tasks
DURATION: 4 DAYS
PROGRAM FEE*: € 42.000

OPTION 3: EVALUATE
For blockchain-enthusiastic executives…

with a basic understanding of blockchain technology that
want to deepen their knowledge and build their network
in the blockchain industry
DURATION:
8 DAYS
PROGRAM FEE*:
€ 78.000

OPTION 4: CREATE
For entrepreneurs and blockchain strategists…

who want to get deep into all aspects of blockchain technology and understand the technical aspects.
(note: no prior coding skills required)
DURATION:
12 DAYS
PROGRAM FEE*:
€ 108.000

*Program Fee refers to a cohort of 15 people

THE CURRICULUM

THE CURRICULUM

DESCRIPTION OF MODULE 1

This module aims to foster curiosity and provide an overview of blockchain technology, its fundamental concepts, and potential use cases. The module will explore the features and benefits of blockchain, and examine how it can be applied in different industries, such as finance, supply chain, and healthcare. The module will also address concerns around the legitimacy of blockchain technology, including its perceived complexity, security risks, and regulatory challenges.

UNIT 1: What is blockchain, and why does it matter to business?

This unit provides the foundation of how blockchain works, its technical challenges, and its business applications. Participants will learn about the core concepts and mechanisms of blockchain, the technical challenges it faces, and its potential benefits to various industries. Through case studies and hands-on exercises, participants will gain a practical understanding of how blockchain can create value for businesses and society.

UNIT 2: Blockchain economy and economics

This unit provides an overview of how blockchain economies function, how tokens deliver value, and the basic principles of tokenomics. Participants will learn about the role of tokens in blockchain ecosystems, and how they can be used to represent assets, utility, or governance rights. The unit will explore the factors that determine the value of tokens, such as supply and demand, use cases, and network effects.

UNIT 3: Blockchain infrastructure

This unit explores the different aspects of blockchain ecosystems and the differences between major blockchains. Participants will gain an understanding of the key components that make up a blockchain ecosystem, such as nodes, miners, wallets, and smart contracts. The unit will also examine the different types of blockchains, such as public, private, and hybrid blockchains, and the differences between them.

UNIT 4: DApps, Smart Contracts, and Blockchain-based Applications

This unit furnishes a practical guide to using blockchain applications, including wallets, smart contracts, and decentralised applications (dApps). The unit will also explore the different types of dApps, and their potential uses in business, such as supply chain management, identity verification, and decentralised finance.

DESCRIPTION OF MODULE 2

This module focuses on creating a sense of urgency to explore blockchain technologies, highlighting potential threats, and visualising potential opportunities. The module will portrait different approaches to unlocking value within existing and new business models. Participants will gain a practical understanding of smart contracts and decentralised applications by developing such. Additionally, the module covers emerging trends and frontiers of blockchain technologies.

UNIT 5: BUSINESS MODEL OPTIMIsATION WITH BLOCKCHAIN

This unit focuses on how blockchain can be used to transform business models and optimise processes. Participants will learn about the potential benefits of blockchain, such as increased efficiency, transparency, and security, and how it can be used to create new business models and revenue streams.

UNIT 6: CREATING NEW OPPORTUNITIES WITH BLOCKCHAIN

This unit explores how blockchain can be used to create new business models and adapt to new economic paradigms. Participants will learn about the disruptive potential of blockchain, and how it can be used to create new marketplaces, improve existing products and services, and reduce costs.

UNIT 7: SMART CONTRACT AND DAPP Workshop

This unit focuses on building blockchain applications, including smart contracts, tokens, and decentralised applications (dApps). The unit will also provide practical guidance on how to develop a smart contract, mint an NFT, and create a dApp. Through hands-on exercises and case studies, participants will gain a practical understanding of how to build and deploy blockchain applications.

UNIT 8: BLOCKCHAIN, WEB3, AND THE FUTURE

This unit explores the impact of blockchain on the future of technology and economy. The unit will also examine how blockchain will transform the economy, by creating new opportunities for innovation, collaboration, and value creation.