BLOCKCHAIN ACADEMY

Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University

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Blockchain Academy provides training for financial institutions, organizations, developers,entrepreneurs, startups, schools and governments on blockchain technology.

 
OUR PROGRAMS ARE RUN BY TOP ENGINEERING SCHOOLS, LAW AND BUSINESS SCHOOLS IN CANADA.

This is our Home: Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence

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PROGRAMS

 
Which program to choose?
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CERTIFIED BLOCKCHAIN PROFESSIONAL (CBP)

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This program will guide the candidates through the concepts of Blockchain technology. By completing the program, participants will be able to understand the theoretical underpinnings of varying Blockchain technologies coupled with a current perspectives into industry regulation and standards. In addition, participants will have a deep dive on different framework to assess if Blockchain technology is a good fit to the problem they are trying to solve, review of existing projects and guidance from industry experts on how to write a good white paper.

Course Features:

  • THREE DAYS intensive training and ONE WEEK capstone project

  • Blockchain leaders, entrepreneurs and lawyers as the guest speaker throughout the course

  • Access to BlockchainHUB incubation program (C-lab) and facilities across the YorkU Campus

Pre-requisite: Understanding the basics of drafting a business plan

Certification: You will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. Participants must attend all program modules and successfully complete the take-home assignment/exam and the capstone project to receive a certificate. Once the certificate is granted, it will be hashed on the Ethereum blockchain and is globally accessible for further verification.

 

Next Available Course: March 2018

Location: Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, York University

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CERTIFIED ETHEREUM DEVELOPER (CED)-LEVEL 1

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This program will guide the candidates through the concepts of an Ethereum Blockchain , while helping them master in Ethereum Programming.

By completing the program, participants will be able to code their own smart contracts on the Ethereum network; while also exploring the theory behind Tokens, ICO's, DAO's, and many more exciting new industry standard approaches to Blockchain Development.

Course Features:

  • THREE DAYS intensive training and ONE WEEK capstone project
  • Access to BlockchainHUB incubation program (C-lab) and facilities across the YorkU Campus

Prerequisite:

  • Profound knowledge of blockchain technology or CBP certification
  • Object-oriented programming experience, i.e JS

Certification: You will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. Participants must attend all program modules and successfully complete the take-home assignment/exam and the capstone project to receive a certificate. Once the certificate is granted, it will be hashed on the Ethereum blockchain and is globally accessible for further verification.

 

Next Available Course: March 2018

Location: Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, York University

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CERTIFIED ETHEREUM DEVELOPER (CED)-LEVEL 2

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This advanced course guild you through design, development and implementation of a blockchain solution using solidity. You would learn how to design a full stack blockchain project. More information would be available soon.

Course Features:

  • SIX DAYS (Two Weekends)  intensive training and ONE WEEK capstone project
  • Access to BlockchainHUB incubation program (C-lab) and facilities across the YorkU Campus

Prerequisite : CED Certification

Certification:You will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. Participants must attend all program modules and successfully complete the take-home assignment/exam and the capstone project to receive a certificate. Once the certificate is granted, it will be hashed on the Ethereum blockchain and is globally accessible for further verification.

 

Next Available Course: April 2018

Location: Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, York University

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CERTIFIED HYPER-LEDGER FABRIC DEVELOPER (CFD)

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This program will guide the candidates through the concepts and programming of a private blockchain using hyper-ledger Fabric. More information would be available soon.

Course Features:

  • THREE DAYS intensive training and ONE WEEK capstone project
  • Access to BlockchainHUB incubation program (C-lab) and facilities across the YorkU Campus

Certification:You will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. Participants must attend all program modules and successfully complete the take-home assignment/exam and the capstone project to receive a certificate. Once the certificate is granted, it will be hashed on the Ethereum blockchain and is globally accessible for further verification.

 

Next Available Course: March 2018

Location: Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, York University

 
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WORKSHOP: Blockchain, Smart Contract & Law

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This one day program is a ‘forest rather than the trees’ approach to learning about blockchains, smart contracts, cryptocurrencies, tokens, settlement systems, litigation and the law. Suitable for any lawyer, entrepreneur, investor or consumer, this program will help delegates recognize and understand common themes and precipitate understanding of the topics under discussion.

With an unparalleled speaker roster, Blockchains, Smart Contracts and the Law delivers an exemplary experience highlighting the boldest and the best of the industry.

Next Available Course: TBA

Location: Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, York University

Course Price: $595 plus HST

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Intro to Java Scrips for Blockchain Developers

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Course Features:

  • ONE DAY intensive training 

Next Available Course: TBA

Location: Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, York University

Course Price: $200 plus HST

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UX Design for Blockchain Developers

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Course Features:

  • THREE DAYS intensive training and ONE WEEK capstone project
  • Access to BlockchainHUB incubation program (C-lab) and facilities across the YorkU Campus

Certification:You will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. Participants must attend all program modules and successfully complete the take-home assignment/exam and the capstone project to receive a certificate. Once the certificate is granted, it will be hashed on the Ethereum blockchain and is globally accessible for further verification.

Next Available Course: April 2018

Location: Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, York University

Course Price: $1495 plus HST

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Multidisciplinary PROGRAMS

 
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CERTIFIED IOT PROFESSIONAL (CIP)

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This program will guide the candidates through the concepts of IoT, while helping them master the different real life applications.

By completing the program, participants will be able to understand the evolution of IoT and embedded systems; while also deep diving into its communication protocols and development environments and finally explore the endless opportunities of the IoT technology combined with Big Data and Blockchain.

Course Features:

  • THREE DAYS intensive training and ONE WEEK capstone project
  • Access to BlockchainHUB incubation program (C-lab) and facilities across the YorkU Campus

Certification:You will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. Participants must attend all program modules and successfully complete the take-home assignment/exam and the capstone project to receive a certificate. Once the certificate is granted, it will be hashed on the Ethereum blockchain and is globally accessible for further verification.

 

Next Available Course: March/April 2018

LocationBergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, York University

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CERTIFIED AI PROFESSIONAL (CAP)

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This program guides the candidates through the basics of Artificial Intelligence and how it could solve real world business problems. This course is designed for entrepreneurs,intrapreneurs and innovators interested in learning the concepts of AI, understanding Machine larning, Deep learning,Neural networks and TensorFlow. Hands-on practice and a capstone project on a  specific use-case. More information would be available soon.

Course Features:

  • THREE DAYS intensive training and ONE WEEK capstone project
  • Access to BlockchainHUB incubation program (C-lab) and facilities across the YorkU Campus

Certification:You will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. Participants must attend all program modules and successfully complete the take-home assignment/exam and the capstone project to receive a certificate. Once the certificate is granted, it will be hashed on the Ethereum blockchain and is globally accessible for further verification.

 

Next Available Course: March/April 2018

Location: Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, York University

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CERTIFICATION in  APPLIED-CRYPTOGRAPHY

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This course provides an overview of cryptographic algorithms and the main cryptosystems in use today. The course emphasises the application of cryptographic algorithms to designing secure protocols.

Topics include:
• Cryptography and Information Security—terminology, information integrity, confidentiality, authentication, non-repudiation.
• Symmetric Key Cryptography - classical ciphers, encryption standards, and modern symmetric ciphers
• Public Key Infrastructure - asymmetric cryptography, hash functions, certificate authorities, digital signatures, cryptanalysis
• Cryptographic Protocols—IP, transport and application layer security (SSL, IPSec, VPN), authentication protocols (Kerberos, single sign-on, biometrics), electronic mail (PGP, S/MIME), XML and WS Security, wireless and broadband security, cryptanalysis 101.
• How can secure systems (that use crypto) be broken?
• Trusted computing—hardware and software aspects.

Course Features:

  • THREE DAYS intensive training and ONE WEEK capstone project
  • Access to BlockchainHUB incubation program (C-lab) and facilities across the YorkU Campus

Prerequisites:  General prerequisites

Certification:You will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. Participants must attend all program modules and successfully complete the take-home assignment/exam and the capstone project to receive a certificate. Once the certificate is granted, it will be hashed on the Ethereum blockchain and is globally accessible for further verification.

 

Next Available Course: March/April 2018

Location: Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, York University

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CERTIFICATION in TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

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From ideation to commercialization, this course trains the next generation of customer-centric product designers.

Topics include:

  • Design Thinking
  • Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Technology Commercialization

Course Features:

  • FOUR DAYS (Two Weekends)  intensive training and ONE WEEK capstone project
  • Access to BlockchainHUB incubation program (C-lab) and facilities across the YorkU Campus

Prerequisites:  General prerequisites

Certification:You will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. Participants must attend all program modules and successfully complete the take-home assignment/exam and the capstone project to receive a certificate. Once the certificate is granted, it will be hashed on the Ethereum blockchain and is globally accessible for further verification.

 

Next Available Course: April 2018

Location: Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, York University

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Customized Programs

We are offering customized programs for groups & corporations)