|15 days - 3 months
|As the adoption of crypto assets and blockchain technologies accelerates, professionals must go beyond basic knowledge of cryptocurrencies. To keep up with the fast-paced developments in the finance industry, organisations need experts who can analyse and comprehend how these technologies will revolutionise the financial system in the near future. Those who can offer services that support the industry or compete with cryptocurrencies will have an edge in this rapidly-evolving landscape.
The University of Cape Town's (UCT) online short course on Blockchain and Digital Currency: The Future of Money provides professionals with a comprehensive understanding of how blockchain operates within the present and future financial system. Through a six-week course, you'll explore the emerging field of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and gain an insight into how they are shaping the future of the financial industry from an emerging market perspective. Additionally, you'll examine the ethical implications of investing in the crypto asset industry and how governance and ethics can shape new financial infrastructure to benefit society.
By completing this course, you'll enhance your skills and stay updated with the latest industry knowledge on blockchain and cryptocurrencies, enabling you to take full advantage of the opportunities it creates.