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    Program Overview

    Key Highlights

    Designed for Working Professionals
    Designed for Working Professionals
    13 Case studies and Assignments
    13 Case studies and Assignments
    IMT Ghaziabad's Alumni status
    IMT Ghaziabad's Alumni status
    1-on-1 Industry Mentor
    1-on-1 Industry Mentor
    Timely doubt resolution
    Timely doubt resolution

    Disruptive technologies such as Blockchain and the Internet of Things will have a profound impact on the way we live and work
    - Hon'ble PM Narendra Modi


    Top Skills You Will Learn

    Learn how to approach real-world business problems from the view more

    Job Opportunities

    Blockchain - Consultant/Analyst/Program Manager/Product Manaview more

    Who is this program for?

    Project Managers, Pre-sales Consultants, Solution Architectsview more

    Minimum Eligibility

    The applicant should have at least 2 years of work experiencview more


    Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions

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    Executive program in Blockchain Technogy and Management
    Receive the prestigious certificate from IMT Ghaziabad, ranked #12 in top B-schools in India by Business Today, 2018
    Executive program in Blockchain Technogy and Management
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    • Earn the prestigious IMT Ghaziabad MDP Alumni status
    • Connect with a global network of Blockchain Professionals

    Empowering learners of tomorrow

    Over 2,300 students have completed this course and started working at their dream job, whats stopping you?

    Industry Experts

    Learn from India’s leading Blockchain faculty and industry leaders


    Become the first generation of Blockchain Domain experts and develop a deep understanding of the applications of this new age technology by learning industrial applications, standards, business use cases and framework design.
    • Understand evaluate and Implement different blockchain networks basis client requirement
    • Layout the entire enterprise design for blockchain networks, develop Business cases, ROI strategy and P&L.
    • Develop BRD’s and Blockchain testing protocols while gaining a deep understanding of Blockchain Product Management
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    Demystifying Blockchain and its Enterprise Applications

    1 Week
    • What is Blockchain?
    • Blockchain vs traditional architecture
    • Legacy DB Systems, Role of Intermediaries
    • Concept of Blocks, Data and Hashes

    Introduction to Blockchain Technology Management

    1 Week
    • Why every Blockchain Architecture needs a Domain expert?
    • Significance of Blockchain Pre-sales
    • Significance of Blockchain Delivery
    • Significance of Blockchain Testing & Deployment

    Introduction to Blockchain Networks and Architecture

    1 Week
    • Introduction to Cryptography and networking
    • Consensus mechanisms and Immutability in Blockchain
    • Defining Business Logics on Blockchain
    • Addressing Transaction Problems in Blockchain

    Applications of Blockchain Network and Architecture

    1 Week
    • Applying Business Logics on Blockchain and use cases
    • Public, Private and Consortium Blockchain Networks

    Feasibility assessment for Blockchain Networks

    2 Weeks
    • Public, Private, and Consortium Blockchain networks
    • Where NOT to use Blockchain
    • Distinctions and Considerations of Resource and Control
    • Scenario Analysis for Corresponding Business Problem
    • Comparative Study and Use case : Hyperledger Fabric & Sawtooth
    • Comparative Study and Use case : Ethereum
    • Comparative Study and Use case : R3 Corda

    Pre-Sales and Decision Making (Case Studies)

    2 Weeks
    • Blockchain domain specific Business Case - Supply chain
    • Blockchain domain specific Business Case - Financial markets
    • Blockchain domain specific Business Case - Healthcare & Transportation
    • Blockchain domain specific Business Case- BFSI
    • Blockchain domain specific Business Case- Insurance
    • Blockchain domain specific Business Case Cybersecurity
    • Blockchain domain specific Business Case- Digital Marketing
    • Blockchain domain specific Business Case- Land ownership

    Pre-Sales Project 1 - Identification and Application of Blockchain Network

    1 Week
    • This project shall have two business scenarios where the learners will be required to participate and ascertain the fitment of blockchain( if applicable) and building a blockchain profile and portfolio for the use case

    Pre Sales and Business Plan creation

    2 Weeks
    • Designing a standard framework for choosing Blockchain
    • Identifying high level business problems in Major sectors
    • Calculating cost of Small, Medium and large scale implementation
    • Designing the business centric ROI strategy
    • Risks involved in DLT based applications

    Pre-Sales Project 2 - Business Plan Creation for a Blockchain Product

    1 Week
    • Evaluate the business model and device a business plan covering the enterprise requirement, adaptability, Functionality, Financial risk and ROI

    Blockchain Delivery and BRD Creation

    2 Weeks
    • Learn how to design a BRD for your technical architect
    • Stakeholder identification
    • Access control rules and Smart contracts
    • Designing workflows based on smart contracts
    • Designing consent driven workflow based on smart contracts

    Blockchain Delivery Project : Business Requirement Document Creation

    1 Week
    • With your newly gained knowledge, create a BRD for the internal team of developers and technical architects, specifying the client’s product requirements

    Blockchain Testing and Quality Assurance

    2 Weeks
    • Understanding the testing needs of DLT solutions
    • Designing test cases based on the technicalities in Blockchain
    • Designing test cases for testing smart contract vulnerabilities
    • Designing test cases for access to APIs
    • Designing test cases based on application workflow in Distributed nodes
    • Designing test strategy for Performance test, load test, stress test in Distributed peer to peer network
    • Designing security testing plan

    Blockchain Testing and QA Project

    1 Week
    • Implement your understanding and stress cases before deployment in the consumer ecosystem

    Blockchain - Future Outlook and Honing your skills

    1 Week
    • Get to know how industries will adopt this exciting technology in the near future
    • Know what kind of work is going on around the globe in expanding this technology

    Capstone Project

    2 Week
    • Learn, evaluate and implement all the learnings in a practical real world problem with end to end execution. This hands on project will ensure readiness for any challenges during pre-sales, development & deployment.

    Domain Specific Case Studies

    Get Hands on exposure to 9 case studies covering all domains of Blockchain Industry, understanding real world problem statement and solutions
    • Engage in collaborative projects with student-mentor interaction
    • Benefit by learning in-person with expert mentors
    • Personalised subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement

    The upGrad Advantage

    Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Blockchain.

    Regular 1-on-1 interaction with Industry Experts

    Regular 1-on-1 interaction with Industry Experts
    • Discussions on career growth and industry expectations
    • Feedback on project work and assignments

    Dedicated Student Success Mentors

    Dedicated Student Success Mentors
    • Help in learning plans ensuring consistent progress
    • Resolve non-academic queries for smooth learning experience

    Doubt Resolution on Q&A Forums & WhatsApp Groups

    Doubt Resolution on Q&A Forums & WhatsApp Groups
    • Timely doubt resolution by qualified teachers
    • Regular live Q&A sessions with experts

    Networking with Industry Experts & Peers

    Networking with Industry Experts & Peers
    • Live sessions by industry experts on relevant topics
    • Interaction with experts and peers in online and offline events translating into new job opportunities

    Job Placement Assistance

    Job Placement Assistance
    • Personalised resume building exercise
    • Mock interviews with our hiring experts

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    About the Program

    Who is this program for?

    The program has been specifically designed to cater to the needs of learners across job roles and industries. The program would be particularly helpful for the career growth of the following audience:

    • Currently working in IT service roles like Team Leads,Technical Architects, Software Developers,
    • Currently working in Tech product roles like Consultant, Project Managers, Solution Architects,
    • Current Project Leads and Managers,
    • Financial Analytics, Engineering Solution Lead.
    • Currently working as a FinTech expert , CA, BFSI professional

    What should I expect from this program?

    During the course of the program, you will deep dive into the world of Blockchain, understand the technical nuances, concepts and ultimately build a practical Blockchain system for a business-relevant problem. After successful completion of the program, the learner will be equipped to win win as a Blockchain Architects, Managers and Domain experts with practical experience in the top tech companies.

    How is this program different from other Blockchain programs?

    This program helps you learn Blockchain in a hands-on and practical manner rather than in a theoretical manner. The experience of having worked on an actual Blockchain will be immensely helpful to position yourself for the most coveted and high-paying jobs in the IT and Tech domains. The knowledge gained is helpful across experience levels be it a Blockchain Consultant or Tech. Manager.

    What is the weekly time commitment expected from me?

    You would be required to dedicate 6-8 hours a week on average through the duration of the program. The sessions will be in the form of Interactive Live videos. There would be breaks for major festivals to balance the workload for students.

    Where will I get to practice programming for this course?

    You would be provided access to the entire coding toolkit by the upGrad team. However, the program mainly caters to managerial aspects and is not focused on coding. You don't need to install/download from any other sources.

    How will my doubts/questions be resolved in an online program?

    There is a 4-tiered structure in place for addressing any doubts that might arise over the duration of the course:
    • A dedicated team of teaching associates (TAs) to help you with your academic doubts
    • Private group chat, wherein you and your team members will help each other work through the study material and assignments, monitored by a teaching assistant
    • Batch-wide discussion forum, wherein other students respond to your doubts.

    What is the Capstone Project?

    The Capstone Project (lasting for 3 weeks at the end of the program) encapsulates the concepts of the entire program and gives you a chance to apply the learnings in an industry-relevant project, which also helps build your project portfolio.

    Admission Process and Eligibility

    What is the Eligibility criteria for the program?

    The minimum qualification for this program is 3+ years in the IT industry with more than 50% in undergraduate/Postgraduate.

    What is the admission process for the program?

    The Admissions Team after examination of your academic and professional background will roll out shortlist. Since these admissions happen at a rolling basis, it usually takes 3 days for an application to pass through the screening process.

    Will I be required to submit any documents for the admission?

    Yes. You will be required to submit the following document to upgrad prior to the program start date. A self-attested copy of your undergraduate/Post-graduate transcript/degree clearly mentioning your GPA/Grades.

    What is the payment schedule and how much do I have to pay to block my seat in the program?

    In order to block your seat in the program, you need to pay caution money of ₹10,000 within 3 days of receiving the provisional admission offer. Failure to do so in this time frame would result in cancellation of the admission offer.
    • You need to pay the remaining fees within 7 days of caution money payment date or batch start date, whichever is earlier.
    • We have a provision of 0% interest loans and other long-term interest loans to help finance the fees.
    • Failure to pay the program fees within the stipulated timelines would result in the candidate losing their seat.

    Career Assistance

    Will there be any support for the interviews?

    upGrad will help candidates in every stage of the interview preparation with the following processes:
    • Career modules and webinars will be made available to learners, and learners will have to complete these.
    • A resume review service will be provided before the program gets over.