Blockchain For Leaders (BFL)

Damu Winston
Last Update June 10, 2021
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About This Course

Intended Learning Outcomes

Explore the strategic thinking essential for today’s leaders to identify Beginner existing opportunities and quick wins within the Blockchain ecosystem for Financial Services.

• What is Blockchain, Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies
• Develop the ability to analyze and respond to Blockchain opportunities and challenges
• Identify new product ideas quickly
• Determine the minimum constraints a Blockchain related initiative must attain to be feasible
• Strategies for Now and Tomorrow

This course will also provide an overview of the technology behind Bitcoin and explore established financial services use cases.

For the past decade, cryptocurrency, specifically Bitcoin, has spotlighted an alternative approach to transfer value near real-time around the world. This unregulate approach lead to the emergence of regulated approaches that leverage the same technology, also known as DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology).

During the Blockchain/DLT hype phase, many enthusiast and technologist advocated the technology as some form of swiss army knife, that offers unlimited capabilities. Giving the initial false impressions lead to over 100+ Blockchain related patents. Bank of America holds 82 alone. Following Signature Bank’s launch of Signet, in December 2018, JPMorgan Chase & Co launched its own digital coin, called “JPM Coin” in Feb 2019, that enables customers to instantly transfer payments globally over a Blockchain network.

Reenforcing there is significant opportunity for Blockchain related infrastructure within Financial Services. Assessing Blockchain’s viability for your organization, is worth understanding the processes, risks, and rewards to harness the technology.

This course covers a variety of topics. It begins by examining the ways international and local financial institutions are currently evaluating this technology’s impact and market opportunities. It addresses key decisions that informed leaders consider when evaluating the potential of Blockchain related initiatives.

In addition, the course spends some time highlighting success stories, established service providers, market trends, and a path for leaders to learn more. Lastly, leaders will receive a limited edition of Prof. Winston’s latest book, I Dont Trust You, But Blockchain and Bitcoin Will Help.

Target Audience

  • Product Managers and Analysts
  • Business Heads
  • Marketing Managers
  • Entreprenures
  • Consultants and Educators
  • UI/UX Designers

Zoom Live Meetings


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Key Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this course, leaders should understand and be able to do the following:00:00

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Your Instructors

Damu Winston


4 Courses
3 Reviews
17 Students
A champion for empowering organizations through harnessing diverse thought and talent, re-engineering processes and leveraging emerging technologies (such as, Blockchain, AI Cognitive capabilities, wearables, etc...), to ultimately drive profitability, productivity, and maximum impact. A customer-focused partner to reimagine experiences, for new and traditional businesses, through innovation and digital transformation. Having led globally-distributed high-performing teams in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, throughout Europe, India, Mexico, and US domestically, to optimize operations, grow the business and generate new revenue streams, and help organizations differentiate themselves by becoming transformative (i.e., market makers). My 2019 book, “I Don’t Trust You, But Blockchain and Bitcoin will help”, is an Amazon best-selling book on emerging technology focused on the Gulf region. To see a full BIO profile and list of projects please visit:
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Duration 4 hours
2 lectures

Enrolment validity: Lifetime

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