Cryptocurrency Bitcoin for Beginners

Venue & Training Date(s) : #02-19, 190 Clemenceau Ave , Singapore Shopping Centre S(239924) (Nearest MRT – Dhoby Ghaut Exit B)

The course is run monthly on a Saturday. Kindly scroll all the way to the bottom of the page to select your desired training dates.

Cryptocurrencies are all in the rage now.

Individuals and corporations alike are fascinated by the faster and cheaper means of exchanging value online, as well as the cutting edge, underlying technology called Blockchain that powers such exchanges.

In this course, be schooled on everything there is to know about Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain technology and how digital currencies work at a technical level. Gain wider and deeper insights on popular questions such as:

  • How does Bitcoin work?
  • What makes Bitcoin different?
  • How secure are your Crypto-coins?
  • How anonymous are Crypto users really?
  • What determines the prices of Cryptocurrencies?
  • Can Cryptocurrencies be regulated?
  • What the future holds for Blockchain Technology

At the end of the course, participants will graduate with a clearer understanding of the following:

1. In depth fundamental aspects of Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain technology, and distributed consensus.
2. Understand the current landscape, trends & opportunities for Cryptocurrencies
3. Create accounts for Wallets, platforms & exchanges
4. Understand basic strategies on investing in Crypto
5. Identify proper ICOs and avoid scams
6. Gain a better understanding of what the Blockchain and Crypto space have to offer

More info here: SkillsFuture CRYPTOCURRENCY AND BLOCKCHAIN 101 Course

1. Laptop – Participants are required to bring their own internet enabled laptop for hands-on exercises

2. Google Authenticator App – for 2FA, will be covered in course

At the end of the course, participants will graduate with a clearer understanding of the following:

1. In depth fundamental aspects of Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain technology, and distributed consensus.
2. Understand the current landscape, trends & opportunities for Cryptocurrencies
3. Create accounts for Wallets, platforms & exchanges
4. Understand basic strategies on investing in Crypto
5. Identify proper ICOs and avoid scams
6. Gain a better understanding of what the Blockchain and Crypto space have to offer

Curriculum

Topic 1: Introduction to Cryptocurrency (1 Hour)

  • History of Bitcoin & Ethereum
  • Top Performing ICOs
  • What is Bitcoin
  • Fallibility of Centralized Currency Systems
  • Deriving Cryptocurrency Value
  • Valuation of Crypto

Topic 2: Blockchain 101 (15min)

  • What is Blockchain
  • Distributed Consensus
  • Ledgers

Topic 3: Blockchain Applications (15 min)

  • Use Cases for Bitcoin as “Currency”
  • Use Cases as “Smart Contracts”
  • Use Cases as Identification Other Use Cases

Topic 4: Cryptocurrency Fundamentals (1 Hour)

  • What is Cryptocurrency
  • Basic Cryptography
  • Determining a Good Cryptocurrency
  • Due Diligence
  • Reliance on Recommendations

1st Break Interval (15 Minutes) 

Topic 5: Wallet & Exchanges (30 min)

  • Types of Wallets
  • Wallet Address
  • What is an Exchange
  • Transactions

Topic 6: Mining Essentials (30min)

  • What is Mining?
  • Why Mining?
  • Hash Rate / Power Determination
  • Mining Algorithms
  • Mining Hardware
  • Mining Software
  • Cloud Mining
  • Mining Pool
  • Mining Farm

Topic 7: Trading and Investing (40min)

  • Investing or Trading?
  • Chart Basics
  • Chart Reading
  • ICO – Initial Coin Offering
  • Why ICO?
  • ICO Checklist
  • Investment Platforms
  • Tips

Topic 8: Risk Management (15min)

  • Common Pitfalls
  • Risks Mitigation

2nd Break Interval (15 Minutes)

Topic 9: Commerce & Community (15min)

  • Faucet Websites
  • Merchants
  • News & Media
  • Authorities & Alliances
  • Singapore’s Initiatives
  • Additional Readings

Topic 10: The Future of Cryptocurrency (20min)

  • Differing Views
  • The Crypto Fight
  • The Way Forward
  • Post Course Support (via Blog site & Facebook community)

PRACTICAL – Hands-On Session (1 hour 30 min)

  • Creating Exchange account
  • Creating Cryptocurrency wallet
  • Making Cryptocurrency transfer
  • Making a trade

QUIZ – MCQ Based / End Of Course Quiz (30 min)

A certificate of Achievement will be issued for trainees who scored above 50%.

.

All participants will be invited to an exclusive Facebook Community & Telegraph group.

Full Course Fees Payable:

  • S$350

Grants Available:

  • 100% Claimable under SkillsFuture Credits ($500 credits is available to Singaporeans aged 25 and above)

Balance Course Fees Payable AFTER SkillsFuture Credits:

  • S$0
  • Refreshments: A water dispenser (hot & cold) is available. No meals provided.

Venue

  • Singapore Shopping Centre, 190 Clemenceau Ave Singapore  239924  (Nearest MRT – Dhoby Ghaut Exit B)

Time

  • 0930 – 1830 (Saturday)

Date

  • Multiple Dates available. Kindly scroll all the way to the bottom of the page to select your desired training dates.
Overview

Cryptocurrencies are all in the rage now.

Individuals and corporations alike are fascinated by the faster and cheaper means of exchanging value online, as well as the cutting edge, underlying technology called Blockchain that powers such exchanges.

In this course, be schooled on everything there is to know about Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain technology and how digital currencies work at a technical level. Gain wider and deeper insights on popular questions such as:

  • How does Bitcoin work?
  • What makes Bitcoin different?
  • How secure are your Crypto-coins?
  • How anonymous are Crypto users really?
  • What determines the prices of Cryptocurrencies?
  • Can Cryptocurrencies be regulated?
  • What the future holds for Blockchain Technology

At the end of the course, participants will graduate with a clearer understanding of the following:

1. In depth fundamental aspects of Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain technology, and distributed consensus.
2. Understand the current landscape, trends & opportunities for Cryptocurrencies
3. Create accounts for Wallets, platforms & exchanges
4. Understand basic strategies on investing in Crypto
5. Identify proper ICOs and avoid scams
6. Gain a better understanding of what the Blockchain and Crypto space have to offer

More info here: SkillsFuture CRYPTOCURRENCY AND BLOCKCHAIN 101 Course

Pre-Requisites

1. Laptop – Participants are required to bring their own internet enabled laptop for hands-on exercises

2. Google Authenticator App – for 2FA, will be covered in course

Learning Outcome

At the end of the course, participants will graduate with a clearer understanding of the following:

1. In depth fundamental aspects of Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain technology, and distributed consensus.
2. Understand the current landscape, trends & opportunities for Cryptocurrencies
3. Create accounts for Wallets, platforms & exchanges
4. Understand basic strategies on investing in Crypto
5. Identify proper ICOs and avoid scams
6. Gain a better understanding of what the Blockchain and Crypto space have to offer

Curriculum Overview

Curriculum

Topic 1: Introduction to Cryptocurrency (1 Hour)

  • History of Bitcoin & Ethereum
  • Top Performing ICOs
  • What is Bitcoin
  • Fallibility of Centralized Currency Systems
  • Deriving Cryptocurrency Value
  • Valuation of Crypto

Topic 2: Blockchain 101 (15min)

  • What is Blockchain
  • Distributed Consensus
  • Ledgers

Topic 3: Blockchain Applications (15 min)

  • Use Cases for Bitcoin as “Currency”
  • Use Cases as “Smart Contracts”
  • Use Cases as Identification Other Use Cases

Topic 4: Cryptocurrency Fundamentals (1 Hour)

  • What is Cryptocurrency
  • Basic Cryptography
  • Determining a Good Cryptocurrency
  • Due Diligence
  • Reliance on Recommendations

1st Break Interval (15 Minutes) 

Topic 5: Wallet & Exchanges (30 min)

  • Types of Wallets
  • Wallet Address
  • What is an Exchange
  • Transactions

Topic 6: Mining Essentials (30min)

  • What is Mining?
  • Why Mining?
  • Hash Rate / Power Determination
  • Mining Algorithms
  • Mining Hardware
  • Mining Software
  • Cloud Mining
  • Mining Pool
  • Mining Farm

Topic 7: Trading and Investing (40min)

  • Investing or Trading?
  • Chart Basics
  • Chart Reading
  • ICO – Initial Coin Offering
  • Why ICO?
  • ICO Checklist
  • Investment Platforms
  • Tips

Topic 8: Risk Management (15min)

  • Common Pitfalls
  • Risks Mitigation

2nd Break Interval (15 Minutes)

Topic 9: Commerce & Community (15min)

  • Faucet Websites
  • Merchants
  • News & Media
  • Authorities & Alliances
  • Singapore’s Initiatives
  • Additional Readings

Topic 10: The Future of Cryptocurrency (20min)

  • Differing Views
  • The Crypto Fight
  • The Way Forward
  • Post Course Support (via Blog site & Facebook community)

PRACTICAL – Hands-On Session (1 hour 30 min)

  • Creating Exchange account
  • Creating Cryptocurrency wallet
  • Making Cryptocurrency transfer
  • Making a trade

QUIZ – MCQ Based / End Of Course Quiz (30 min)

A certificate of Achievement will be issued for trainees who scored above 50%.

.

Post Course Support

All participants will be invited to an exclusive Facebook Community & Telegraph group.

Full Course Fees Payable:

  • S$350
Other

Grants Available:

  • 100% Claimable under SkillsFuture Credits ($500 credits is available to Singaporeans aged 25 and above)

Balance Course Fees Payable AFTER SkillsFuture Credits:

  • S$0
  • Refreshments: A water dispenser (hot & cold) is available. No meals provided.

Venue

  • Singapore Shopping Centre, 190 Clemenceau Ave Singapore  239924  (Nearest MRT – Dhoby Ghaut Exit B)

Time

  • 0930 – 1830 (Saturday)

Date

  • Multiple Dates available. Kindly scroll all the way to the bottom of the page to select your desired training dates.

FAQ

1. How do I pay directly using SkillsFuture so that i don't have to pay any upfront cash?

Click this SkillsFuture link CRYPTOCURRENCY AND BLOCKCHAIN 101 for the course detail

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For more information, please contact SkillsFuture directly
Tel: (65) 6785 5785

2. Where can I contact you with any questions?

Drop us an email,  contact@mining.sg, call us during office hours (10am – 7pm) +65 6747 1612, WhatsApp us at +65 8748 0102

3. How do I get to the venue and where can I park?

The venue is
Singapore Shopping Centre
190 Clemenceau Ave
Singapore 239924

The actual room used will depend on the number of students. We will inform you the room unit number 1 week before the course date via email.

4. Will my venue change?

Depending on the number of sign ups, the venue might change. Under such circumstances, we will provide at least 1 week advance notice by Email & SMS.

5. Are tickets refundable or transferable?

Yes, tickets are transferable (you can change the date with minimum 2 days notice, any shorter period will be considered on a case-by-case basis). Tickets are fully refundable if a refund request is made at least 2 weeks prior to the start date. There is a 3 month expiry for period of transfer (by you).

6. Do I need to print my ticket for the event?

You can either print your ticket or show it on your mobile device. We only need the QR code or proof of identification to check you into our system.

7. Is there a minimum class size to proceed?

Yes, we require at least 6 participants to proceed. In the event there are insufficient participants, we reserve the right to reschedule the class. Under such circumstances, we will inform you no later than one week before the event.

Trainer Profiles

Andy Prakash

Andy Prakash

Education : Degree in Business Management (SIM)

Trainer For : Cryptocurrency & Blockchain 101

Andy Prakash is a serial entrepreneur that possess profound managerial experience in the IT and Cybersecurity related industries. His most notable accomplishments are those achieved at MINING.SG, Singapore’s largest crypto mining solutions provider, which he is the co-founder of.

Andy started investing in cryptocurrencies since 2016 and is now in the pre-stages of his own ICO. He is also the editor of Asia’s very first Cryptocurrency e-magazine, cryptoempire.asia. His various achievements and contributions to both the local and international Cryptocurrency scene have made him one of the most sought after experts and consultant in the field.

Andy have been featured on multiple local and international news media outlets such as Channel 8 Money Weekly and have been an invited speaker for many international Crypto seminars.

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