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Blockchain Fundamentals

Con­sid­ered by employ­ers as the top in-demand hard skill of 2020, blockchain tech­nol­o­gy is rapid­ly becom­ing an impor­tant tool for inno­va­tion, busi­ness devel­op­ment, finance, sup­ply chain man­age­ment, and oth­er areas. This 3-course microcredential is designed for learn­ers with no pri­or knowl­edge of blockchain.

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