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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. 

Introduction to Cryptocurrency

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What our students say

Amazing
Every module was well explained and the examples were really helpful.

Harshita Madan

Exactly what the title says is what you get in an easy to understand format
A great way to learn what blockchain and cryptocurrencies are. This is ideal for both beginner and seasoned learners

Marlvin Chiungwe

Very good intro on cryptocurrency
In about 2hrs, one can get a good understanding of blockchain principles. Well explained and well presented.

Philippe Abraham

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What is the price of the subscription?
All Access Subscription is priced for $497 per year as Self-Study plan or $897 per year as Full Immersion plan.
What is included in the subscription?
All Access Subscription includes all courses from Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® Certification, Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ Certification, Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® Certification, Business Intelligence & Data Analyst (BIDA)™ Certification, Commercial Real Estate Finance Specialization and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Specialization.
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