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Module 1: Introduction to Cryptocurrency

In this module, you’ll define Bitcoin and understand its popularity as a currency. You’ll discuss the methodology behind transacting with Bitcoin, and gain a deep understanding of the definition of currency and the critical importance of a shared common belief behind a unit of currency. You’ll also analyze the growth of centralized intermediaries that facilitate dollar transactions using cash-alternative methodologies and their role in currency. By the end of this module, you’ll have a more clearly defined understanding of why cryptocurrency and bitcoin is used as a cash-alternative method, and how Bitcoin derives its potential value in the current market.

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4 个视频 (总计 23 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
4 个视频
Introduction to Cryptocurrency2分钟
Transacting in Bitcoin8分钟
Why Cryptocurrency?9分钟
1 个阅读材料
Module 1 Lecture Slides10分钟
1 个练习
Module 1 Quiz: Introduction to Cryptocurrency
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完成时间为 1 小时

Module 2: Rules and Structure of Bitcoin

This module was designed to analyze the problems that a decentralized currency must solve in order to be successful, and how Bitcoin meets these challenges using cryptology and blockchain technology. After identifying the philosophy of identity behind the concept of property rights, you'll learn how Bitcoin utilizes digital signatures in their transactions to ensure privacy for individuals. Then, you’ll examine how blockchain technology employs Hash Functions to detect tampering attempts. Finally, you’ll explore the creation and concept of Distributed Consensus Protocol and how Proof of Work incentivizes honest trading and stable currency creation. By the end of this module, you’ll be able to identify the importance of digital signatures, Blockchain, and Proof of Work in the stability of Bitcoin as a currency.

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9 个视频 (总计 71 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
9 个视频
The Digital Signature8分钟
A Tamper Proof Ledger7分钟
What is Blockchain?10分钟
Examples5分钟
Distributed Consensus11分钟
Proof of Work7分钟
Mining and Currency Supply5分钟
Future Challenges9分钟
1 个阅读材料
Module 2 Lecture Slides10分钟
1 个练习
Module 2 Quiz: Rules and Structure of Bitcoin
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完成时间为 1 小时

Module 3: Cryptocurrency as an Asset Class

In this module, you’ll examine Cryptocurrency as an asset class, and delve deeper into whether Cryptocurrency has a place in individual investment portfolios. Through examining the theory and data perspective of traditional finance, you’ll understand the risks and returns on Bitcoin and its place in a more stable and predictable portfolio. You’ll also learn about the Capital Asset Pricing Model, and key concepts of Modern Portfolio Theory such as Tangency Portfolio and the Sharpe Ratio. Through calculating and specifying both Beta and Alpha of Bitcoins, you’ll be able to accurately measure the systematic risk the investor takes in creating a portfolio with Bitcoin. By the end of this module, you’ll be able to estimate and analyze the values of Beta and Alpha in Cryptocurrency, and effectively optimize utility in incorporating Cryptocurrency as an asset for your portfolio.

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4 个视频 (总计 41 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
4 个视频
Risk and Return to Cryptocurrency11分钟
Review of Portfolio Theory11分钟
Asset Allocation with Cryptocurrency14分钟
1 个阅读材料
Module 3 Lecture Slides10分钟
1 个练习
Module 3 Quiz: Cryptocurrency as an Asset Class
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完成时间为 1 小时

Module 4: The Blockchain Ecosystem

In this module, you’ll explore the Blockchain Ecosystem and the numerous use cases for Blockchain in different industries. Through examination of the key attributes of Blockchain, you’ll discover how Blockchain is built. You’ll also learn about the difference between Proof of Work and Proof of Stake, and the two interoperabilities of Blockchain. Through analyzing the different types of crypto finance, you’ll explore the different use cases of Blockchain in business, gaming, and investing. By the end of this module, you’ll have a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of Blockchain, be able to utilize Blockchain in many different contexts, and assess how Blockchain will affect both business and society in the future.

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9 个视频 (总计 55 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
9 个视频
What is an Ecosystem3分钟
Building the Blockchain11分钟
Crypto Finance8分钟
Business Use Cases13分钟
Blockchain in Gaming2分钟
Investing in Blockchain5分钟
Government and Regulation7分钟
Media and Advocacy1分钟
1 个阅读材料
Module 4 Lecture Slides10分钟
1 个练习
Module 4 Quiz

讲师

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Jessica Wachter

Richard B. Worley Professor of Financial Management
Finance
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Sarah Hammer

Senior Director of the Alternative Investments Initiative, Adjunct Professor of Law
The Wharton School / University of Pennsylvania Law School

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