Certified Blockchain Architect
 /  Certified Blockchain Architect

A Certified Blockchain Architect understands the business value and technology architecture behind Blockchain, as well as the inner workings of Blockchain technologies and solutions. In addition to proficiency with cryptocurrency, coins, tokens, smart contracts and many other associated technologies, a Certified Blockchain Architect has specialized skills to identify Blockchain security threats and vulnerabilities and establish counter-measures and security controls.

Module 1: Blockchain Fundamental

This course provides a clear, end-to-end understanding of how blockchain works. It
breaks down blockchain technology and architecture in easy-to-understand concepts,
terms and building blocks. Industry drivers and impacts of blockchain are explained,
followed by plain English descriptions of each primary part of a blockchain system and
step-by-step descriptions of how these parts work together.
The following primary topics are covered:
• Benefits and Challenges of Blockchain
• Blockchain Business Drivers and Technology Drivers
• Understanding Blockchain’s Decentralized Model
• Blockchain Value Propositions
• How Blockchain Can be Used for Different Industries
• Blockchain Applications, Networks and the Distributed Ledger
• How the Distributed Ledger Can Relate to Relational Database
• Fundamental Components of a Blockchain Architecture
• Transactions, Records and Pools
• Blocks, Chains and Block Headers
• Blockchain Users, Full Nodes and Partial Nodes
• Step-by-Step Understanding of the Record and Block Lifecycle
• Step-by-Step Understanding of How the Merkle Tree Works
• Step-by-Step Understanding of How Consensus Works
• Consensus Algorithms (PoW, PoS, PoA, DPoS, LPoS, PoI, PoET, PoC,
PoB, Round Robin)
• Public vs. Private / Permissionless vs. Permissioned Blockchains
• Coins, Tokens, Smart Contracts
• Basics of Crypto Hashing and Cryptography
• On-Chain, Off-Chain and Cross-Chain Activity
• Understanding Soft Forks and Hard Forks
• Common Blockchain Metrics

Module 2: Blockchain Technology & Architecture

This course delves into blockchain technology architecture and the inner workings
of blockchains by exploring a series of key design patterns, techniques and related
architectural models, along with common technology mechanisms used to customize
and optimize blockchain application designs in support of fulfilling business
The following primary topics are covered:
• Common Blockchain Technology Mechanisms and Artifacts
• Node Monitor, Automated Node Deployer, Node Placement Monitor
• Consensus Processor, Block Maker, Identity Federator
• Hashing Engine, Chaining Engine, Identity Verifier, Wallet
• Node Repository, Ledger Replicator, Live Node Migrator
• Integrity and Validation Blockchain Design Patterns
• Block Singleton, Sidechain, Block Validation Consensus
• Scalability and Reliability Blockchain Design Patterns
• Auto-Scaling Nodes, Guaranteed Minimum Full Nodes
• Geo Scaling, Block Size Update
• Security and Privacy Blockchain Design Patterns
• Forced On-Chain Transactions, Federated Chain
• User Data Protection
• Utility Blockchain Design Patterns
• Transaction Record Tagging
• Lightweight Node, Node Task Abstraction

Module 3: Blockchain Technology & Architecture Lab

This course module presents participants with a series of exercises and problems that
are designed to test their ability to apply their knowledge of topics covered in previous
courses. Completing this lab will help highlight areas that require further attention and
will further prove hands-on proficiency in blockchain technologies, mechanisms and
security controls as they are applied and combined to solve real-world problems.
For instructor-led delivery of this lab course, the Certified Trainer works closely with
participants to ensure that all exercises are carried out completely and accurately.
Attendees can voluntarily have exercises reviewed and graded as part of the class
completion. For individual completion of this course as part of a study kit, a number
of supplements are provided to help participants carry out exercises with guidance.

This course is targeted for the following audience:

• Analysts, Managers, Directors, Covering line and project roles working in Technology, Operations and Finance

• Commerical, Legal, Compliance and Procurement

To achieve this certification, Exam BC90.01 must be completed with a passing grade. For more information on exam format / preparation / policies, visit https://www.arcitura.com/next-gen-it-academy/exams/exam-bc90-01-blockchain-architect/

  • 24 –  26 Feb 2020
  • 2 – 4 Mar 2020
  • 4 – 6 May 2020
  • 20 – 22 Jul 2020
  • 19 – 21 Oct 2020

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Course Fee $3,500.00
Course Fee after GST $3,745.00
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