Introduction to Cryptocurrency

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Introduction to Crytpocurrency Course Overview

This Introduction to Cryptocurrency course delivers a comprehensive overview of cryptocurrency. You will establish a working knowledge of blockchain fundamentals, such as digital keys, hash functions, and probabilistic finality. You will also learn how these technologies are used in cryptocurrencies, and walk through a real-world transaction on the Bitcoin blockchain. Lastly, this course will teach you the different types of wallets that are used to hold cryptocurrencies. After completing this course, you will have a solid grasp on what cryptocurrencies are, the technology that underpins them, and how they compare to fiat money.

Introduction to Cryptocurrency Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understanding the historical definition and characteristics of money
  • Examine the present landscape of how value is exchanged in the digital age
  • Comprehend what is blockchain technology, its limitations, and how it is used
  • Define what is cryptocurrency and how it is similar and differs from fiat money
  • Be able to explain how cryptocurrencies are held 

Introduction to Cryptocurrency Is a Required Part of CFI’s Cryptocurrency Bundle

Introduction to Cryptocurrency is the first course in the Cryptocurrency Bundle, which focuses on the new and exciting world of Crypto and Decentralized Finance.  These courses will start by teaching the learner the fundamentals of currency, blockchains, crypto technology and decentralized digital value exchange.  We’ll look in-depth at some of the leading Cryptocurrencies as well as explore how this new asset class is evolving with both unprecedented demand and increasing regulation.

Who Should Take This Introduction to Cryptocurrency Course?

This Introduction to Cryptocurrency course is aimed at learners who want to improve their basic understanding of cryptocurrencies. The aim of the course is to provide learners with the foundations and tools to properly assess opportunities in this interesting new space. 

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What Our Students Say

Great course
It is a brilliant course for people who want to learn the very basics of cryptocurrencies/blockchain. The instructor explained everything very nicely. Thank you.

Kshitij Sharma

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Very informative


The content explains the handling of cryptocurrencies, in their operation and operation.

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