Certified Blockchain Financial Analyst

Certified Blockchain Financial Analyst

Certified Blockchain Financial Analyst

Discover New Financial Frontiers: Become a Certified Blockchain Financial Analyst

Enter the realm of cutting-edge finance with our Certified Blockchain Financial Analyst Career Track. This program brings to focus the revolutionary integration of blockchain in the finance sector. From Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) and DeFi fundamentals, to the essentials of tokenomics and key management, this immersive curriculum promises a comprehensive understanding of blockchain’s transformation of financial systems.

In addition to live instructor-led workshops, engaging AMA sessions, and certification exams, the program offers ten curated courses with specialized courses to uniquely equip you to navigate the nascent, yet rapidly evolving financial structures birthed by blockchain technology. Upon completion, you will be well-prepared to lead digital innovation in traditional financial institutions or to shape the future in a blockchain-centric financial entity.

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 56 Total Hours
  • OnDemand: 36 Hours
  • LIVE Instructor: 16 Hours
  • Tuition: $1,495
Courses in this ProgramHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 Hour LIVE Online (optional)
LIVE Instructor AMA - bi-monthly1 Hour + LIVE Online (optional)
Web3 Foundations3 Hour OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Foundations6 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Data Protection Regulation: GDPR, CPRA/CCPA4 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
AI Essentials3 Hours LIVE Online
Blockchain for Finance 4 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
CBDC Essentials4 Hours LIVE Online
Fundamentals of DeFi & Primitives3 Hours LIVE Online
Key Management4 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Tokenomic Essentials3 HoursLIVE Online
Blockchain Enterprise Strategy15 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Enterprise Strategy LIVE Workshop3 HoursLIVE Online

Upcoming LIVE Instruction Dates

There are no upcoming events.

Blockchain for Finacnce Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of this intensive program, participants will be able to:

Comprehensive understanding of blockchain technology’s impact on the financial sector.

Proficiency in the understanding and application of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs).

Capability to strategize, develop, and manage blockchain-based financial systems.

Understanding of Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and ability to leverage its principles for financial innovation.

Deep knowledge of tokenomics and its role in shaping the economy of blockchain-based systems.

Skills to manage keys in a blockchain setting effectively, ensuring the security of financial transactions.

Knowledge of the opportunities and challenges presented by blockchain in creating more efficient and inclusive financial systems.

Understanding of the transformation process for traditional financial institutions adapting to blockchain technology.

Awareness of the regulatory and compliance considerations in the use of blockchain in finance.

The ability to apply the principles of blockchain enterprise strategy within the context of the financial sector.

Certificates of Completion

Prepared to sit for two (2) Certifications from the Web3 Certification Board (W3CB)

Review Topic Areas and Exam Competencies on W3CB.org.
W3CB Exam Fees are included.
Practice Exams are not included.


No prior blockchain or computer programming experience required. Recommended: Prior experience in the Financial Sector, or existing students and recent graduates of Finance, Accounting and Business are well suited for this course.

Target Audience

The specific job titles benefiting from this program include CFO, Treasurer, VP of Procurement, VP of Corporate Development, VP of Payroll, Purchasing Manager, Risk Manager, Financial Analysts, Credit Analyst, Economist, Project Managers, researchers, marketing, sales, and aspiring financing professionals.

Questions Explored

  • How is blockchain technology revolutionizing the finance sector?
  • What are Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs), and how are they expected to impact traditional financial systems?
  • How can blockchain enhance security and transparency in financial transactions?
  • What are the principles behind Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and how can they be used to create new financial services?
  • How does tokenomics influence the value and function of digital currencies?
  • How is key management essential in ensuring the security and integrity of financial transactions on the blockchain?
  • How does blockchain enable more efficient and inclusive financial systems?
  • How are traditional financial institutions adapting to the rise of blockchain technology?
  • What are the regulatory and compliance considerations in the integration of blockchain in finance?
  • How can you apply blockchain enterprise strategy within the realm of finance?

Blockchain Financal Analyst Program Content

Web3 Foundations

Module 1: Understanding what Web3 is
Module 2: Why Web3
Module 3: Web3 and the Metaverse
Module 4: Blockchain Fundamentals
Module 5: Understanding DeFi
Module 6: Challenges, Risks and Ethics of Web3
Module 7: What comes after Web3?

Blockchain Foundations

Module 1: Blockchain Background and Basics
Module 2: Different Types of Blockchains
Module 3: Consensus
Module 4: Cryptography and Hashing
Module 5: Smart Contracts
Module 6: Blockchain Wallets
Module 7: Pros and Cons
Module 8: Public Blockchain-Based Applications
Module 9: Blockchain and Crypto Regulation
Module 10: Regulatory Reporting
Module 11: Distributed Autonomous Organizations
Module 12: Blockchain Today
Module 13: The Trilemma

Data Protection Regulation: GDPR, CPRA/CCPA

Module 1: Introduction to Data Privacy and GDPR
Module 2: GDPR Compliance
Module 3: Module: Understanding the Digital Services Act (DSA)
Module 4: Understanding the Digital Markets Act (DMA)
Module 5: CPRA and CCPA
Module 6: Other US State Privacy Laws
Module 7: Blockchain and Web3: Data Protection and Privacy
Module 8: Data Privacy in Practice
Module 9: Data Privacy in the Future

AI Essentials

Module 0: AI Introduction
Module 1: AI Concepts
Module 2: Blockchain Basics
Module 3: AI Use Cases
Module 4: Ethical Considerations
Module 5: Challenges and Opportunities
Module 6: The Future with AI
Module 7: Key Takeaways

Blockchain for Finance

Module 1: Blockchain Introduction
Module 2: Blockchain Overview
Module 3: Opportunities
Module 4: Exchanges and Central Banks
Module 5: Regulation
Module 6: Prepare for what’s next

CBDC Essentials

Module 1 – Introduction to CBDCs
Module 2 – Motivations for issuing CBDCs
Module 3 – CBDC Deployment Models
Module 4 – Technical considerations for CBDC design
Module 5 – CBDC Use Cases
Module 6 – CBDC Implementation and Deployment
Module 7 – CBDC Legal and Regulatory Frameworks
Module 8 – Ethical and social implications of CBDCs
Module 9 – Future developments and open questions in CBDC research
Module 10 – CBDCs and the Future of Money

Fundamentals of DeFi & Primitive

Module 1: Introduction to Digital Primitives in DeFi
Module 2: Ethereum and Smart Contracts
Module 3: Tokens and Token Standards
Module 4: Decentralized Exchanges
Module 5: Lending and Borrowing
Module 6: Advanced Topics in DeFi

Key Management

Module 1: Key Management Overview
Module 2: Key Generation
Module 3: Key Management and Storage
Module 4: Risks

Tokenomic Essentials

Module 1: History of Tokenomics
Module 2: Crypto Tokenomics
Module 3: Designing Token Economies
Module 4: The Future of Tokenomics
Module 5: Summary and Conclusion

OFAC Compliance Essentials

Module 1: Introduction to OFAC
Module 2: Legal and regulatory framework for OFAC compliance
Module 3: OFAC compliance policies and procedures
Module 4: Best practices for OFAC compliance in Financial Services
Module 5: Challenges and common pitfalls in OFAC compliance
Module 6: Prohibited Transactions
Module 7: Case studies and examples of OFAC enforcement actions
Module 8: Conclusion and wrap-up

Blockchain Enterprise Strategy

Module 1: Basics of Blockchain Part 1
Module 2: Basics of Blockchain Part 2
Module 3: Understanding Smart Contracts
Module 4: Blockchain Security / Risk
Module 5: Understanding ICO’s and Cryptocurrencies
Module 6: DAO
Module 7: Use case examples of how blockchains are being used today
Module 8: Blockchain Use case Solution Workshop
Module 9: Blockchain Pros and Cons
Module 10: Barriers to Adoption
Module 11: How to prepare your firm for blockchain;
Module 12: Regulatory Impact on Blockchain
Module 13: What does Blockchain Future Look Like?
Module 14: Leading in a Technological Disruptive Market

Program Info

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollment
  • Location: OnDemand & LIVE Online
  • Tuition: $1,495
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 56 Total Hours
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Additional Information

  • Module Quizzes and Knowledge Checks
  • Guest Lectures & Networking
  • Student Orientation
  • LIVE Online Instructor AMAs
  • LIVE Workshops

Certification Competencies

The material covered in this course contributes to 100% of the Focus Areas as defined in the Web3 Certification Association (W3CB) Exam Competencies for two AI Proctored Exams.

Web3+ Certification

Blockchain Financial Analyst Certification

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