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Modul EC4550-KP04

Blockchain for Business (BlockBusi)

Duration:


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:


every summer semester
Credit points:


4
Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master Entrepreneurship in Digital Technologies 2020 (optional subject), interdisciplinary competence, 1st to 3th semester
  • Master Interdisciplinary Courses (optional subject), Interdisciplinary modules, Arbitrary semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Blockchain Entrepreneurship (exercise, 1 SWS)
  • Blockchain Entrepreneurship (lecture, 2 SWS)
Workload:
  • 60 Hours private studies
  • 15 Hours exam preparation
  • 45 Hours in-classroom work
Contents of teaching:
  • Fundamentals and basic concepts of blockchain technology
  • Different consensus methods
  • Basic insights into cryptography, game theory, smart contracts as well as ICOs
  • Basic insights into the functionality of Bitcoin and Altcoins
  • Use cases of blockchain in a corporate context
  • Assessment of blockchain application in a corporate context
  • Scaling opportunities of blockchain
Qualification-goals/Competencies:
  • Students have gained a basic knowledge of blockchain technology.
  • Students have learned criteria for a successful Blockchain application in a corporate context and can apply them.
  • Students will be able to fundamentally design and evaluate possible use cases of Blockchain technology in a corporate context.
  • Students will be able to identify and describe the added value of Blockchain technology for users* and organizations.
  • Students will be able to understand the potential impact of blockchain technology on existing business models and socio-economic networks and use it to (further) develop business models.
Grading through:
  • portfolio exam
Responsible for this module:
Teachers:
  • Institute for Entrepreneurship and Business Development
Literature:
  • Nicklas T. Urban: Blockchain for Business - Springer Gabler, 2020
  • Katarina Adam: Blockchain-Technologie für Unternehmensprozesse - Springer Gabler, 2020
Language:
  • German and English skills required
Notes:

Prerequisites for attending the module:
- none

Prerequisites for participation in module exam(s):
- none

Module exam(s):
- EC4004-L1 Blockchain for Business, portfolio exam, 100 % of module grade

The portfolio exam consists of the following:
- Group work, 40 %
- (Online) tests, 60 %

Letzte Änderung:
23.8.2022