About the Program

This program will provide the participants with a deep understanding of tokenomics, and how to redesign business models using decentralized technologies. It will cover the principle behind the fourth digital transformation, the required business culture switch and the underlying fundamentals brought by the digitization of value; crypto-currencies and tokens. It will also address the convergence of decentralized technologies and artificial intelligence.

The participant will be able to help organizations willing to build or transform their business model to remain competitive in the new economy and emerging market.

This course is well-suited for experienced or aspiring practitioners with the following background: analysts, strategic consultants, venture capitalists and executives.

This program consists of three days intensive training course, one week of group work on a capstone project and one multiple choice questions take home exam. You will receive a certificate upon completion of the course.



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Course Modules

This program consists of three days intensive training course and one week of group work on a capstone project. You will receive a certificate upon completion of the course.

Module 1-Intensive Training Module (3 days)

Day 1-Participants will spend the first day learning about the fundamentals of the digital transformation and it’s relation with blockchain technologies, decentralized internet and tokenomics

  • Digital Transformation

  • Challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

  • 7 D - Decentralisation, Digitization, Deception, Disruption, Demonetization, Dematerialization, Democratization

  • The role of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology in the new economy

  • Socio-economic, behavioral economy, reinforcement

  • Tokenomics, macro-economy, micro-economy, and crypto-economy

  • Game Theory

  • Governance and protocol

  • Algorithm, Autoregulation, Crowdsourcing & Antifragility

  • Exponential Organisation, Human interaction and Socio-economic

Day 2-Participants will discover the various business model and business culture switch required to adapt an organisation to the new economy. All use cases are based on solution using blockchain technologies and decentralized technologies in emerging market

  • Startups

  • SMB Reality

  • Large Corporation: Financial Institution, NGO

  • Business Culture Switch

  • Navigating business internal politics

  • Evaluating a project

  • Risk & Innovation, Research vs Product

  • Emerging Markets & Competitive Edge

Day 3-Practice/Workshop: Participants will learn to evaluate feasibility, risk and assess viability of a project - Mini Hackathon

  • Transforming a business model from traditional to decentralized

  • Creating a new business model with tokenomics

  • Network & Ecosystem Mapping

  • Crypto-Economy, Tokenomics & Inflection point

  • Prediction vs reality

  • Investment: ICO or Traditional route

Module 2-Capstone Project Submission (7 days)

Students will produce one test-bed project,  containing their design of the tokenomics,  and business model plus one explicative page outlining their process in building this test-bed. 

Meet your instructors

  • Marek Laskowski, PhD: CTO, Novera Capital; Co-Founder, Blockchainlab, Schulich School of Business, York University; Co-Founder, Toronto Blockchain Week; Advisor, Delife.io

  • Othalia Doe-Bruce, MBA: Founder & Managing Director, InnovFin Consulting Inc.; President, The Innovative Financier; Investment Analyst & Blockchain Consultant & Advisor; International Speaker; Executive Management Team, The Blockchainhub (York University)

  • Mukul Pal, MBA, Msc., CTA: Founder & CEO, AlphaBlock.org; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Graduate, Derivatives Research Expert

  • Philippe Chevry: CTO, Winningminds; Founder, Nash Agency; Co-Founder & Researcher, Luminary.ai; Blockchain & AI Specialist


Certification Procedure

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

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the date, location, instructors or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, Blockchain Hub’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees. 

Cancellations and Substitutions

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 7 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 7 days’ notice, a $75 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.

Group Discounts

Please note that the group discount is only available when paying for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.

Delivery Methods(Please select the delivery option on the application form)

In-person(Toronto): The program is available at the primary Blockchain Academy location (York University , Toronto, Canada)

In-person(Our International Satellite Locations ): The program is available in our satellite locations globally (The list is included in the application form)

Web(Virtual Delivery): The live video stream, including link to program materials and the virtual working environment will be sent to you via email as soon as the registeration confirmed.

Program Details

Program Starts: June 28th-30th, 2019

Program Length: 3 days, 9am-5pm

Delivery Method

Intensive course in-person

Capstone Project Deadline: One week after the final session


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Application Deadline & Admission Results

One week prior to the program

Course Fee (per Delegate)-For in-person delivery in Toronto or Live Video Streaming

Until May 22nd, 2019: $995 CAD plus HST

From May 23rd, 2019 to June 13th, 2019: $1,250 CAD plus HST

Regular Fee After June 13th, 2019: $1,495 CAD plus HST


1-Are you not available for the upcoming in-person program?

Join the waiting list for the next program (apply here> the next program)

2-The pricing for international locations would depend on the local chapter pricing policy (Other than Toronto). Please check the delivery methods on the Q&A section, before applying for the program.

3-York University students and faculties are entitled to our special pricing, contact us for more details.