Registration continues for Berkeley Law’s Blockchain Unblocked Executive Academy set for Aug. 6-8 on the UC Berkeley campus. The application deadline for the three-day program is Aug. 1.
BERKELEY, Calif. (PRWEB) July 17, 2018
Registration continues for UC Berkeley’s Blockchain Unblocked Executive Academy set for Aug. 6-8 on the UC Berkeley campus. The application deadline for the three-day program is Aug. 1.
According to Adam Sterling, Executive Director for the Berkeley Center for Law and Business at Berkeley Law, the program emphasizes the practical business implications of blockchain and does not require a technical background or experience with the technology.
“Blockchain Unlocked aims to provide the most pragmatic, comprehensive, and actionable introduction to blockchain technology and its business applications,” said Sterling. “Over three days, participants will immerse in blockchain and distributed ledger technology and uncover its capabilities for their industries and businesses.”
The program is intended for executives looking to expand their knowledge of blockchain technology and how to apply it to their business strategy, operations, and management. The program is aimed at:
- Managers and Senior Managers
- C-Suite Executives
Sterling will lead the program along with Greg LeBlanc, Lecturer (Continuing) at the Haas School of Business.
Program topics will include:
- The History of Money – Paving the Way for Bitcoin and Blockchain.
- Bitcoin and Blockchain – Technical Foundation.
- Cryptofinance (ICOs and Token-Based Business Models.)
- Regulation of Blockchain: Present and Future.
- Blockchain in Practice.
- Enterprise Blockchain.
- Blockchain Infrastructure and Technical Development.
- Industry Highlight – Blockchain and Payments
Past guest speakers have included Joey Krug, co-Founder of Augur and co-CIO of Pantera Capital, Ian Lee, Executive in Residence at IDEO CoLab and co-founder of CitiConnect for Blockchain, Elizabeth Stark, CEO of Lightning Labs, and Alexander Pack, Director of Network Investing at Bain Capital Ventures.
About the Berkeley Center for Law and Business and Executive Education Program
Berkeley Law is one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley. Consistently ranked as one of the nation's top law schools, it has produced leaders in law, government and society. The Berkeley Center for Law and Business is the school’s hub for rigorous research, education and programming on the interrelationships of the law, business and the economy. Its areas of focus include venture capital and entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions. Berkeley Law’s executive education platform connects legal practitioners, investors, executives, and nonprofit leaders to world-class industry academies, courses, certificate programs, and conferences.
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