Blockchain and Your Business

Bitcoin is truly revolutionary… this is just the beginning of Web 3.0.

Also known as the 'Trust Protocol', the underlying Blockchain technology that makes a trusted digital currency work, has seemingly endless applications that stand to revolutionise our digital world. As with any major wave of innovation there will be leaders and laggards, with the coming 2-3 years being the time to decide which one your business will be.

Are you interested in harnessing Blockchain opportunities but are not sure where to start and what to focus on? This introductory level session will provide an overview of Blockchain technology and explore its unique advantages—from built-in privacy, security and data integrity, to transparency, traceability and code enforced trust. You will learn core blockchain concepts, discuss how the technology evolved and where it's going, and assess the case for its use in your organisation.

  • What is covered in the course?

    • Overview of how a Blockchain works.
    • Use cases for Blockchain Technologies
    • Strategic approaches to utilising Blockchains.
  • Should I attend?

    Developing a strong understanding of Blockchain technology will position you at the forefront of change and empower you in strategic decision-making. You will expand your sphere of expertise, reinforce confidence and boost your personal value in the business world.

    Ideal for entrepreneurs, executives, risk officers, supply chain managers and support staff. This course will set your team up to confidently navigate the Web 3.0 world.

  • How will I benefit?

    You will gain:

    • an overview of what Blockchain is and why is it so revolutionary
    • an understanding of the core concepts and terminology
    • the efficiencies and opportunities it can offer in your sector
    • techniques on how it can be applied to my business and where to start.
  • How will my organisation benefit?

    In the new age of cybersecurity and decentralisation, investing in blockchain understanding will help your organisation stay up to date and efficient. Your strategic guidance in this space will be invaluable. A strong understanding of your options will save significant costs, and informed implementation of Blockchain could transform the way you do business. You’ll also be able to share new knowledge with colleagues—encouraging technoliteracy and forward thinking across your organisation.

    Need customised training for your organisation?

    Contact our team to discuss customising this course to meet your needs.

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  • AQF Equivalence, Articulation Pathways CPD Points and Certification

    • You will receive a soft copy University of Adelaide Certificate of Completion.
    • This PACE course may contribute to earning Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points or credit. Many professional associations accredit CPD at a standard rate of 1 hour of professional development / learning=1 CPD point. This should be used as a guide only and confirmation should be sought from your accrediting body prior to registration in any PACE course or program.

What will I receive as part of this course?

  • course materials (PDF copy for tablet on request)
  • certificate of Completion and training record
  • refreshments during the day, including a light lunch on full day courses for in person attendance
  • post course evaluation.

Online courses will be delivered via our virtual learning platform and includes the following:

  • access to online course materials and activities 1 week prior to live virtual learning session
  • online support and interaction with your facilitator and course coordinator
  • live virtual learning sessions with your facilitator
  • further self-learning resources to embed your learning.

What should I bring to the course?

Our courses are designed to be work-related and interactive. Please bring current workplace examples related to this topic for use on the day.

What further development can I do?

We recommend Risk Management.

Available course dates:

  • Thursday 13 October, 2022 (9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

    Course Start Date: Thursday 13 October, 2022 (9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
    Location: L 7, 10 Pulteney St. Adelaide
    Dr Charlie Hargroves is a Senior Lecturer with the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre (ECIC) at the University of Adelaide and has published numerous books, journal papers and industry reports. Charlie has studied the application of Blockchain technologies since 2017, and in 2021 Charlie designed, and now delivers, the University’s first dedicated course on applied Blockchain. The course focuses on understanding the utility of Blockchain Technology in order to identify entrepreneurial opportunities in a number of sectors. Charlie advises an ASX listed South Australian company on how to harness the potential of Blockchain in the supply chain. Charlie pioneered the application of Blockchain to transport and urban systems with the Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre (SBEnrc) and is an expert advisor to the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD). Charlie is an animated and passionate teacher who has delivered courses across Australia along with invited sessions in Dubai, Japan, and London. Charlie’s courses are delivered through highly interactive sessions that are grounded in real life conditions.
    Schedule number: 8181
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    Registration (GST Free)$1,190.00
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