Introduction to BlockChain (a SIM-Validus co-certification course)

This 4-Day Course “Introduction to Blockchain” is co-designed and co-certified by SIM’s Centre for Micro-Credentials and Validus Capital, Singapore’s largest SME-financing company.

Participants will gain domain knowledge on the social drivers of blockchain adoption, the economic mechanics of blockchain utility and the commercial impact of blockchain application. They will also gain insights to the relationship between cryptocurrency and blockchain influence, and also discover the impact of 5G and IoT on blockchain. Furthermore, participants will receive a deep dive into how blockchain is used across multiple sectors and industries with over 30 unique case studies.


Learning Objectives:

  • Grasp key concepts on why and how blockchain has evolved, understand how blockchain is shaping the way we work and live, as well as identify the strengths and weaknesses of blockchain’s characteristics.
  • Identify the types and reasons for various cryptocurrencies to be designed as Proof of Work (PoW), Proof of Stake (PoS) and Consortium/Private blockchain.
  • Evaluate how governments and organisations use blockchain and smart contracts differently based on specified blockchain capabilities to align with operational purposes.


  • 4-day course
  • 5 hours per day

Course Fees:

  • S$120 for current students


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