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Introduction to Blockchain & its Applications

September 28, 2018
03:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Introduction to Blockchain and its applications has been specifically designed for busy C-Level executives to introduce the world of distributed ledger technology, its disruptive impact on financial and centralized systems and massive global applications. The training is suitable for executives who like to go beyond the hype and navigate the underlying technology powering blockchain and crypto assets. The course will empower business executives to identify and learn various blockchain applications and business models, opportunities and risks. It will prepare them for disruptive technologies and when/where/if it’s suitable for their business domains.



Key Learning Outcomes:

• A brief history of money – from barter to crypto currencies & Beyond
• 360-degree perspective on Blockchain technology
• Philosophy behind Crypto-Currencies and its implications
• Smart Contracts, Crypto Assets and Tokenized Economy
• Blockchain in Practice – Use Cases for Pakistan
• What Future Holds – Sharia-Compliance, Money as “Store-of-Ethics”, Liquid Gold and Inter-planetary Corruption and Ransomware



Faculty



Zeeshan-ul-hassan Usmanim Ph.D.
Dr. Usmani is a Fulbright Scholar and Eisenhower Fellow. He holds a PhD and MS in Computer Science from the Florida Institute of Technology. His PhD work focuses on big data for counter-terrorism. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, CNN, AOL News, Wired Magazine, NPR, MIT’s Technology Review, Florida Today, and The Economist. He has authored dozens of research papers, articles, and several books. His research strengths include data sciences, blockchain, predictive analytics, and modeling human emergent behaviors. He loves to talk about KungFu panda, census, trees, sponge bob, disadvantages of learning and appreciation, swarm and avian intelligence. He has worked in the USA, Pakistan, Lithuania. Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Denmark and the Middle East. Currently, he is focusing on blockchain applications, self-aware smart contracts, and self-organized crypto assets.



Fee


PKR 25,000/- per participant

Other Information
  Since pre-programme reading is required, it is strongly advised to send registration(s) at least 10 working days prior to the programme.
  Your participation will be confirmed after receipt of full payment.
  Preferred mode of payment is by demand draft, pay order or crossed cheque in favour of Karachi School of Business & Leadership.
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