Web3 Foundations

Web3 Foundations

Web3 Foundations Course.  Unleash the internet’s promise

Web3 is an emerging adoption of technology. Building on Web2, Web3 introduces critical elements of trust, control, and management of how we engage with each other and with the interwebs.

The Web3 Foundations Course is designed into three sections. The first module is a general introduction to what Web3 is as well as the features and elements that are a part of the technology. This is a general overview and is not technical.

It also includes a technical introduction to Web3. Covering the technical stack, skills, and abilities required to build in this technology adaptation. Along with several exercises and projects to build your first Web3 application.

The course continues with a general discussion of the technology, where a discussion of how to implement applications for individuals, companies, organizations, and governments. Like Part 1, a technical skill set is not required for this section.

Key Takeaways:

  • Having a basic understanding of Web3
  • Learning about tokenomics
  • Understanding the technical structure of Web3
  • Learning about how to adapt the technology to your organization
  • Exposure to a number of actual use cases

Attendance to the weekly LIVE ‘Ask Me Anything’ Instructor events is not a requirement to achieve your Certificate of Completion for the Web3 Foundations program.  

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 8 Hours
  • OnDemand: 3 Hours
  • Instructor AMA: 5 Hours
  • Tuition: $195
Components of this CourseHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 HourLIVE and OnDemand
Web3 Foundations3 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Live Instructor AMA - Weekly5 HoursLive Online Weekly

Upcoming LIVE Instruction Dates

Web3 Foundations Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of this intensive program, participants will be able to:

Explore the origins of blockchain and understand how the technology will disrupt many industries

Position your mindset to the web3 way of operating online;

Comprehend and articulate blockchain applications, or DApps (decentralized applications);

Course and tuition credit towards advanced blockchain Certification tracks.

Certificate of Completion

Eligible for BCA Microcredential Exam

  • Web3 Foundations Microcredential
  • BCA Exam Fee is included in the tuition

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No prior blockchain or computer programming experience is required. A 10th-grade reading and math proficiency is recommended.

Module 1: Understanding what Web3 is

  • Overview of Web3 features and architecture
  • The history of Web1 and Web2
  • Characteristics of Web3
  • Decentralization
  • Terminology

Module 2: Why Web3

  • Data is the New Oil
  • Why Web3 Matters
  • The Purpose of Web3
  • The flow of Talent to Web3
  • The transfer of Value from Web2 to Web3

Module 3: Web3 and the Metaverse

  • What is the Metaverse
  • Technologies of the Metaverse

Module 4: Blockchain Fundamentals

  • Blockchain is Not Bitcoin
  • Blockchain Definitions
  • History of Blockchain
  • Properties of Blockchain
  • 10 Key Concepts of Blockchain
  • How does Blockchain Work?
  • Consensus Types
  • Mining and Verification
  • Smart Contracts

Module 5: Understanding DeFi

  • What is DeFi
  • DeFi vs Traditional Finance
  • DeFi Activities
  • DeFi Risks

Module 6: Challenges, Risks and Ethics of Web3

  • Advantages of Web3
  • Challenges of Web3
  • Speed of Web3

Module 7: What comes after Web3?

  • What is Web3
  • Is there a Web4 and what is it
  • Is there a Web5