Blockchain Developer

Digital Transformation Bootcamp

Coming 2021/22

Credential: Statement of Completion Delivery: Online

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Overview

Shape the future of your career in one of the fastest-growing segments in the digital world.

This unique 12-week day-time Blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT) program is specifically designed for technical leaders who need to make decisions about architecture, environment, and development platforms.

It is for individuals with a growth mindset to acquire the necessary essential and technical skills in Blockchain and IoT that make things better, more efficient, and easier. This program will open pathways for your career in FinTech, Enterprise, and IoT, as well as many other business realms.

Blockchain is one of the fastest-growing segments in the digital world, as evidenced by the explosive growth and competitive salaries within the sector. The demand is high and the crucial skills needed have caused a significant gap in the market. As such, competition is fierce to hire qualified blockchain experts that will help companies gain a critical competitive edge. IoT Blockchain connects digital devices and objects for interacting and transferring information in real-time.

Powered by the DX Talent Hub, this program will give you the technical skills needed to tackle challenging problems with blockchain development. Delivered in partnership with InceptionU and Blockchain Guru, you will learn:

  • Technical skills:
      • Blockchain Solution Architecture
      • Hyperledger Fabric
      • Ethereum
      • Internet of Things (IoT) Blockchain
  • Essential skills:
      • Critical thinking
      • Computational thinking
      • Systems thinking
      • Problem setting and solving
      • Executive functioning and cognitive skills
      • Data storytelling and communication.
  • Business skills
      • Working on projects in an agile way
      • Collaboration, networking, communication, and presentation skills
      • Ability to define and execute a blockchain project that supports business priorities.

Students can register for the Blockchain Training Alliance Certification Exam for a fee after completing the associated training.

Certifications are an elite and distinguished way to demonstrate expertise and knowledge in the most innovative technological fields, which can be useful in competitive markets.

Statement of completion

Graduates will receive a SAIT School for Advanced Digital Technology statement of completion.

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People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.

-Steve Jobs

As with all DX Talent Hub programs, the Digital Transformation Bootcamp – Blockchain Developer has been developed by working closely with industry and education partners. We are proud to deliver the Blockchain Developer program in partnership with InceptionU and Blockchain Guru.

About our partners:

             
InceptionU is a non-profit educational institution designing learning solutions to address the skills gaps in our rapidly-changing economy. Our programs are designed to build competencies individuals and organizations need for the future of work. Programs are immersive, discovery-driven, and experience-based in an active, challenging, and supportive environment.
Blockchain Guru

Blockchain Guru is a Canadian Advisory firm focused on providing Blockchain training and consulting services.

Blockchain Guru is on a mission to deliver the most up-to-date, comprehensive and accessible Blockchain training to Canadian corporations, developers, architects and business professionals. Our team comprises leading Blockchain practitioners with​ a background in blockchain application development, system architecture, and business advisory.

Blockchain demystified

Blockchain is right up there with IoT (the Internet of Things), AI (artificial intelligence) and RBA (Robotic Process Automation) as one of the big four technologies transforming the world of business and, by extension, the world. 

Admission requirements

Successful applicants will demonstrate the following:

  • Comfortable with general programming concepts 
  • Basic knowledge in JavaScript and HTML web development is preferred
  • Some post-secondary education
  • Digitally literate, comfortable with technology
  • Proof of English proficiency

You are open to:

  • Change and learning
  • Curious
  • Have an interest in the Blockchain Development Process

Application process

Submit your application

We're here to help you from the start! A DX Talent and Career Specialist will work with you to identify the right program and help you through the enrolment process. To begin, connect with us, and an advisor will contact you within the next business day.

Admission

Admission will be extended on a first-qualified, first-offered basis until the program is full.

Delivery

This is a 12-week day-time program:

  • Participants can expect up to approximately 30 hours of project work each week.
  • Project work times may vary, week to week and attendee to attendee.
  • Alberta residents, and full-time, day-time delivery. Students have to be available for the courses at their scheduled time.

Career support

  • Awareness of potential roles and opportunities after completing this program and additional skills needed to pursue other complementary/specialized roles.
  • Strategies and tactics to search for and connect with relevant employment opportunities.
  • Resume writing, interviewing, and personal branding
  • Creation of a personal portfolio of work demonstrating skills in program competencies.
  • Networking (guest speakers, panel discussions, industry events, industry projects)

Together we'll explore

  • We will work with you to help you understand your strengths and areas for growth.
  • This program will be a combination of online instructor-led learning and self-directed learning.
  • You will work on real industry projects and have exposure to a variety of experts working in blockchain development
  • How to apply blockchain technologies to finance, contracts and IoT
  • Solve complex decentralized and asynchronous logical problems

Learning materials

Your course facilitator will direct you to any materials needed to support your work through this course.

Have questions about this program?

Contact us at

School for Advanced Digital Technology
sadt.info@sait.ca

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