02 Nov 2018 16:09 IST

IIM Lucknow starts blockchain certification course

The course will take place from December 17-22 at the IIM Lucknow, Noida campus

Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow and L-Incubator, IIM Lucknow — in association with Blockchain Lab India, a unit of Auxesis Group — is starting an advance blockchain certification course for executives and entrepreneurs from December 17-22 at IIM Lucknow, Noida campus. Blockchain Lab India is a group of subject experts and enthusiasts who are doing progressive research and development in the blockchain space, analysing potential use cases and providing education resources to enable worldwide adoption of blockchain technology.

In the words of Yamini Pandey, Asst Vice President, IIM Lucknow, “Blockchain is leading the fourth Industrial Revolution and we need to ensure that our industry leaders, are well equipped for this due paradigm shift.”

Blockchain is a globally distributed ledger, cryptographically linked and verified by multiple channels, creating a transparent and immutable system. Blockchain technology is changing the global industry landscape by increasing efficiency, reducing operation costs and inducing necessary transparency. Blockchain experts are mapping the future of blockchain technology and have chartered several blockchain-enabled solutions for industries across the globe. This technology is rapidly growing its roots into enterprises and corporates and is projected to grow at an unprecedented rate in the coming times. Business leaders and entrepreneurs need to be aware of this evolving technology in order to define the company’s strategic implementation.

The application form for the course will be made available on October 17. No applications shall be accepted post November 20. The main deliberations of the course include the technicalities of blockchain technology, significance of Bitcoin and Ethereum, designing blockchain solutions and keynotes from industry experts.

Aimed to make India a blockchain superpower and to expand and strengthen the blockchain community, the course will give first-hand experience on this revolutionary technology.