Introduction to Blockchain for Trade (WTO)

Course description

This course introduces participants to blockchain technology and provides a basic understanding of its main features. It begins by highlighting the business value of blockchain and the relevance of the technology for international trade.

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After completing this course, participants will be able to:

Explain blockchain technology and the different categories of blockchains
Describe how blockchain can be used in international trade
Decide if blockchain is an appropriate solution to a well-defined problem
Identify challenges to the adoption of blockchain technology


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Participants who meet the course requirements will receive a Certificate of Completion issued in electronic format.


Module 1
Why Blockchain? [L509]
Module 2
What is Blockchain? [L510]
Module 3
How can Blockchain be Used in International Trade? [L511]
Module 4
Implementing Blockchain for Trade [L512]
Case Study Exercise
Certificate of Achievement
Certificate of Achievement
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Course Language
English ‎(en)‎
Next start date
To be announced...
Time required
4 hours over 2 weeks
Course type
Online/Internet Based
Course fee
Free of charge
Course access
Restricted for WTO
Tutor Information

trade blockchain technology