This course is in English.
Blockchain is not a buzzword anymore, but a digital economy phenomenon with revolutionary potential. Blockchain is the ultimate “trust machine” that offers a dynamic shared ledger that can be applied to reduce time when recording transactions between parties, eliminate the need for intermediaries and remove related costs, and significantly minimize risks of fraud and tampering. And as an incredibly secure technology, Blockchain raises the standards when transacting, creates new collaboration opportunities, unlocks value and disrupts different industries.
Join this short and simplified 3-hour course on blockchain, designed with high-quality teaching techniques following an innovative learning methodology to enable individuals from all kinds of backgrounds understand what is blockchain, how it functions, why and how societies should use this technology and its current and future applications.
This course uses learner-centred teaching methods and techniques to offer participants a simple explanation of Blockchain technology. By breaking down terminology, definitions, concepts and processes such as Bitcoin, cryptography, consensus mechanisms, cryptocurrencies and smart contracts this course is made simple for everyone to understand and be able to further explore the technology.
By the end of the course, participants will
Audience: This course is suitable for individuals from all kinds of backgrounds who are interested in learning Blockchain technology in a simplified way.
*The course may be approved for up to 3CPD units verified directly by the participant's association, regulator or other bodies which holds membership.
** For the Cyprus Bar Association Members this counts as part of their Continuous Professional Development, qualified as Non-verifiable CPDs.
*Group rates available. **Early Bird discount may apply.
This course can be offered inhouse, customised to your business needs.
THIS COURSE IS NOT SUBSIDIZED BY HRDA, PLEASE IGNORE THE DOCUMENTS YOU MIGHT RECEIVE UPON YOUR REGISTRATION.
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Christiana Aristidou is an industry expert and thought leader who stands above subject-matter expertise and is an authority in her field. She is a passionate educator educating and training regulators, public authorities, incumbents, private organizations of all sizes, investors and entrepreneurs in Cyprus, the EU and internationally. A pioneer in the field of training course design, development and delivery, Christiana creates comprehensive training courses with innovative subject combinations and unique content, falling mainly in the intersection of Regulation, Business Law and Technology.
Christiana is a Business Technology Lawyer, CEO of “The Hybrid LawTech Firm”, empowered by Christiana Aristidou LLC, regulated by the Cyprus Bar Association (membership since 1997). She is the Director of SmartCity Business, a company that aims to create smart laws and business models that can be used by smart cities to assess what value they offer citizens by integrating ICT and emerging technologies into their infrastructure and services, enabling the acceleration of change from smart cities to smart societies. She is also a non-executive Director of Rhea Legal Tech, a company that offers AI, machine learning and automation solutions to the legal, regulatory and supervisory industries.
Christiana is the President of the CBA’s Technology Committee, a National Delegate to the ISO TC/307 Blockchain Committee actively contributing to Working Group 3 drafting standards on Smart Contracts and to Working Group 6 on Blockchain use cases. She is a member of ITU and has served in ITU-FG-DLTs. She is also a Certified International Legal Project Practitioner (IILPM), a member of the PMI Cyprus Chapter, an approved HRD Trainer, the Ambassador of European Legal Technology Association (ELTA) in Cyprus, and a Digital Transformation Specialist. Christiana is a co-founder, and, until recently, the Vice-Chair of the Cyprus Blockchain Association (CBA) which has recently merged with the Cyprus Blockchain Technologies (CBTs). She is currently a board member of CBTs and holds advisory and directorship positions in technology companies. Christiana is a regular speaker at local and international Law and Technology conferences.
Christiana holds a Bachelor’s in Law from the Kapodistrian University of Athens, three (3) LL.M degrees: 1. in Common Law, 2. International Commercial and Business Law (UEA-UK) and 3. Computers and Telecommunications Law (Queen Mary-UoL). She also holds a Certificate in International Commercial Arbitration (Cologne-Germany) and a certificate in Digital Currencies from the University of Nicosia.