Designing Blockchain Solutions

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  • Qualification:
    Short Course
  • Study mode:
  • Payment options:
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    6 weeks
  • Start date:
    8th - October- 2018
  • Awarded by:
    RMIT Online
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Course Rundown

Australia is currently facing a blockchain skills shortage. Distributed ledgers are the most revolutionary and disruptive technology to arrive in decades, but there are very few people who can actually design blockchain business solutions. We call that an opportunity.

“From financial services and oil and gas, to mining and government, the potential is huge and we are already seeing the real world applications for blockchain across many industries.  However, to move the technology forward and get to the next stage, we need the talent.” John Harris, Managing Director of Financial Services Technology Consulting, Accenture.

Designing Blockchain Solutions by RMIT Online is an industry-approved short course, developed in partnership with Accenture and Stone & Chalk. You’ll real-world world case studies and evaluate platforms including – Ethereum, Sawtooth, Fabric and Composer – to deliver your own blockchain design solution.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

In this Designing Blockchain Solutions course, the subjects you may study include:

Blockchain best practice

Current landscape for blockchain and DLT and integration with existing tech

End-to-end project process

Solution design

Reference architecture and functional requirements

Discover the blockchain tech stack: core building blocks, cryptography, nodes and transactions

Blockchain components

Smart contracts

Network types – public, private and consortium

Consensus mechanisms

On-chain and off-chain governance

Platform deep-dive

Deep dive into key platforms including Hyperledger (Sawtooth, Fabric) and Ethereum

Making the decision

Platform evaluation framework

Vendor assessment framework

Project reflection with peers

Tap into industry experts

Future exploration on emerging trends

Looking for a world-class education experience that you can receive from the comfort of your own home? Turn to RMIT Online!

Check out their range of online degrees or upskill faster with a short course and prepare to excel your career. With RMIT Online, you’ll build real-world skills, work closely with their respected industry partners and get the knowledge to transform your career. Being RMIT accredited means you’ll be recognised by one of the most innovative and respected technology institutions in Australia.

Studying online doesn’t mean you have to go through the learning journey solo. When you study with RMIT Online you’ll be connected with a support team and a global network of industry experts, academics and peers, who will help you every step of the way. Whether you have a technical issue, feel bogged down and need someone to talk to or struggling with an assignment - they’ve got the right people to help get you to where you want to be.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this Designing Blockchain Solutions course from RMIT Online you will learn to:

  • Approach a blockchain design challenge
  • Analyse real-world blockchain case studies
  • Evaluate platforms including Ethereum, Sawtooth, Fabric and Composer
  • Understand the implementation of smart contracts and how to manage them
  • Complete an end-to-end blockchain design projects

How Much Will It Cost?

We accept all major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard and Amex), or you can pay with your existing PayPal account.

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