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Participate in the development of a blockchain business idea from conception to completion


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  • 10 Weeks, 1 evening per week
  • Starts 25th January 2024
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Study in a classroom environment one evening a week.
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  • Fully Interactive Limited Class Size
  • 10 Weeks, 1 evening per week
  • Starts 25th January 2024
  • 6.30 to 9.30pm
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Our Blockchain, Bitcoin & NFTs course will cover the principles of blockchain technologies, cryptocurrencies, NFTs, distributed ledger technologies and tokenization. During this course, students will actively participate in the development of a blockchain business idea from conception to completion.

The course will explore how the core characteristics of blockchain technologies can be leveraged to create new and innovative business models and business ideas.

The course will examine and scrutinize the business models of industry specific use cases and explore how blockchain technology has transformed their digital supply chains.

This course has been developed to introduce students to the exciting world of blockchain technologies, developing their skills to create their business ideas and business models. This course is suitable for anyone interested in experiencing blockchain technology and business model development in a fun and interactive format.

  • This technology is still in its early stages of development, meaning significant potential for growth and advancement
  • There will be a surge in the requirement of blockchain technology that can aid in building powerful applications
  • Blockchain Developers can potentially earn up to €55,600
  • According to a forecast by research firm Gartner, by 2026 the business value added worldwide by blockchain will increase to over $360 billion
  • Learn to practice developing blockchain-based business models
  • Understand the business and technical skills required for blockchain roles
  • Learn about cryptocurrencies, tokenisation, and digital assets
  • Introduction to Blockchain Technologies and Cryptocurrencies
  • Blockchain Evolutionary Factors
  • Blockchain-Based Business Models
  • Blockchain Development Platforms
  • Blockchain Smart Contracts
  • Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain and Digital Identity
  • Blockchain and GDPR
  • Blockchain Gamification, Tokenisation and NFTs
  • The Future of Blockchain Technologies
  • It is essential that for the duration of this course, you have access to either a laptop or desktop PC to gain the maximum benefit of the course and to complete the blockchain technology projects to their best potential.
  • Students should become familiar with the business model canvas training and resources available here:
  • It is also recommended that students purchase a copy of the course textbook which is available in eCopy format from the publisher’s website:

Attendance Assessment

A ‘Pass’ grade on both the digital assignment(s) (Project(s)) as well as in-class participation is required to achieve the Professional Diploma. A ‘Fail’ grade will result in a Certificate of Attendance for the course but without the Professional Diploma being awarded.
Students must attend at least 8 of the 10 course evenings to graduate with either the Professional Diploma or Certificate of Attendance unless a serious and verifiable reason for further absence is provided. Likewise, the Project must be uploaded on the due date unless a sound reason for lateness is provided. In such instances, an extension may be awarded at the discretion of the lecturer.

Digital Assessment

Students Will Be Assessed Through Two Projects.

The first project will be completed during the duration of the course.

The second project will be completed within one month of cessation of lectures.

These assignments will be based around and thus confirming the students’ learned knowledge of blockchain technology and blockchain-based business models.

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Olauknle Alao

Olauknle has 8+ years professional experience, including 3+ years in blockchain technology, smart contracts, and decentralized finance. He developed some of the earliest DeFi insurance and investment instruments for the energy industry, featured in 8 IEEE Transactions and Conferences. Olauknle is experienced with teaching and public speaking in diverse venues comprising executives, undergraduates, non-technical professionals, etc. He is the Founder of Kapitly, an Irish-based start-up developing a blockchain crowdfunding platform that allows anyone globally to participate in financing a sustainable infrastructure.

Course Award

A City College’s Professional Diploma Course is a focused, practical programme designed and delivered by an industry practitioner, that consolidates, upskills or reskills learners in a professional area. They are stand-alone qualifications that indicate that you have been trained in a particular area or specific subject matter.

City College Diplomas are suitable for career minded learners wishing to advance their professional skills and prospects. They are widely accepted by employers and many students are sponsored to study here by their organisation.

Corporate Training

In addition to our scheduled Professional Diploma courses, City Colleges can provide bespoke training over 3 – 4 days, please contact for further details.

Learning Outcomes

On this blockchain technology course, you will gain an understanding of the core characteristics of blockchain technologies, what differentiates it from other technologies and that will enable you to create bespoke blockchain-based business models. You will also study the main blockchain software development platforms that can be used to develop blockchain products and services.

Upon completion of the course, you will have designed and developed your own blockchain-based business model as well as having gained the necessary skills to create more blockchain based business models in the future. You will also be equipped with the knowledge of blockchain technology related terminology that will enable you to navigate the rapid accelerating blockchain industry and job market.

Related Courses

Diploma in E-Commerce

Diploma in Finance

Further Information

Please call the College on +353 1 416 0034 or email

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