The CIO Association of Canada (CIOCAN) has established a Research Partnership with RedMobile and their initiative, “TransformationWorx,” that will provide enterprise professional and executive development programs in high-demand and emerging areas of Business Digital Transformation and Blockchain Technologies.

BLOCKCHAIN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION WORKSHOPS

1. BLOCKCHAIN FOUNDATIONAL CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP
Leads to the CIO Certified Blockchain Professional (CCBP) designation
This 2-day Blockchain Foundational interactive workshop introduces all of the main concepts required to have a good foundational understanding of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies. You will learn about the market dynamics, Blockchain technology and the Bitcoin Blockchain infrastructure platform will be introduced. In addition, you will learn important cryptocurrency concepts. Also covered is the Blockchain ecosystem. Different types of Blockchains are discussed and an overview of the most popular Blockchains, namely, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Hyperledger Fabric is provided. The workshop will also introduce how business logic is handled on a Blockchain through smart contracts. An entire day is then spent on emerging business trends including ICOs, DAO, and other Blockchain driven opportunities. Almost a dozen different use cases and case studies are covered across multiple sectors. The day also includes discussion on various governance models, business models and development of a Blockchain Lean Canvas for a given opportunity.

Technical Knowledge: Little to none

You can get the Course curriculum and certification requirements here.

CIO Association members are eligible for a discount of up to 15% to the regular registration rate (note – sometimes the course may already be discounted more than 15%, in this case, you will receive the lowest discounted price).  Click here to receive the discount code before your register. 

If you have difficulty registering or need additional information email Dawood Khan or call 416-909-6270.

2.  INTRODUCTION TO BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES & CRYPTOCURRENCIES

This interactive workshop introduces all of the main concepts required to have a good foundational understanding of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies. You will learn about the market dynamics, Blockchain technology and the Bitcoin Blockchain infrastructure platform will be introduced. In addition, you will learn important cryptocurrency concepts and we will use the bitcoin cryptocurrency (BTC) to illustrate how you can use cryptocurrencies. The key characteristics of cryptocurrencies are compared to that of money and financial systems. A hands-on demonstration is provided as a user through the set-up of a wallet and conducting bitcoin transactions

Technical Knowledge: Little to none

You can get the Course curriculum and certification requirements here


If you have difficulty registering or need additional information email Dawood Khan or call 416-909-6270.

3.  BLOCKCHAIN TRANSFORMATION STRATEGY & APPLICATION

This interactive workshop is focused on the business opportunities, business models, governance models, risk mitigation, use case/application identification of a Blockchain solution. We introduce and review business opportunities and use cases that can be addressed via Blockchain. Then the participants work through identification of the use cases and how they would plan and implement these. The foundations for the capstone project are also covered.  At the conclusion of this course, the participants will be provided the tools to complete a capstone project on their own or as part of a group. The successful submission of this project along with a short exam, results in earning the certification.

Technical Knowledge: Little to none. Understanding of Blockchain concepts is important. High recommend taking Day 1 course prior to this.

You can get the Course curriculum and certification requirements here

If you have any difficulty registering, please email Dawood Khan or call 416-909-6270.

4.  ETHEREUM BLOCKCHAIN SMART CONTRACT DEVELOPMENT – SOLIDITY & TRUFFLE
This interactive workshop will help you understand what you need to do to prepare your enterprise for Blockchain. It addresses Ethereum Solidity programming for enterprise applications. This program follows the Foundational Certification and provides hands-on technical training for technology architects, sales engineers, software developers, network admins, and those offering technical support to customers.

  • State Variables & Control Structure
  • Data Location, Structure, Enums & Events
  • Constructor Function, Modifier Function
  • Handling Ether in Solidity
  • Truffle Framework

     

     

    Technical Knowledge: Prior programming experience in any language. Understanding of Blockchain concepts is important. High recommend taking Day 1 course prior to this.

You can get the Course curriculum and certification requirements here

CIO Association members are eligible for a discount of up to 15% to the regular registration rate (note – sometimes the course may already be discounted more than 15%, in this case, you will receive the lowest discounted price).  Click here to receive the discount code before your register. 

If you have difficulty registering or need additional information email Dawood Khan or call 416-909-6270.

There will be 3 streams of learning:

EXECUTIVE STREAM:

Half day breakfast series
For senior management and C-suite participants
A combination of core and emerging areas of interest
6 to 8 sessions a year, with new content each year
Certification Exam/Project

BUSINESS STREAM:

For business professionals
Focus on Business and Blockchain Technologies
3 days of training
Level 1 Certification Exam

TECHNOLOGY STREAM:

For developers and people interested in obtaining  technical proficiency
Focus on training sessions for Blockchain Technologies
3 days of training
Level 1 Certification Exam

This program is unique in many ways. It offers CIOCAN members and their employees as well as other professionals to gain Certification through a joint collaboration between RedMobile (TransformationWorx) and CIOCAN.  The program leverages leading industry professionals to facilitate highly interactive workshops with a focus on sharing knowledge and insights gained from applied practice to an enterprise environment. This provides timely access for CIOs and their teams to develop and quickly apply skills in high-demand and emerging areas. In addition, the program is different than other online courses or academic streams.  It incorporates in-person, interactive development, and a structured curriculum that is being constantly updated through input and review from a multitude of leading industry practitioners.

CIOCAN will be part of an independent Board of Advisors, representing C-Level executives and academic members who will contribute their industry knowledge, thought leadership and customer perspective to the program. Advisors will play a pivotal role in helping shape the direction of this unique Canadian initiative to offer “enterprise-grade” professional development for executives, business leaders and technology experts.