Course Description

The Bitcoin price surge has led to an extreme hype around blockchain technology.
However, blockchain technology is much more than just the technological framework of
Bitcoin. Currently, it is applied in fields such as finance, supply chain management,
health care, energy trading, and many more. This module enables students to explore
the business value of such blockchain applications. In the first part, students will gain a
thorough understanding of the technology, and they will come up with their own
blockchain application. In the second part, students will get to know the thriving Swiss
blockchain ecosystem and current real applications. In collaboration with the University
of Zurich and ETH Zurich, students will explore the new economic paradigm implied by
the blockchain