Basics of Building with Blockchain

5 Days


Cohort-based Course

If you want to use web3 technology in your current or future business this is the class for you.

Course overview

Stand out in a crowded field by learning how to design and build in a web3 world

With all the buzz around crypto crashing there is no better time for builders to innovate and create the next generation of category defining products. In this course students will learn the foundations of Web3 and unique design theory tailored to a decentralized world.

Who is this course for


Founders who wants to understand how to leverage UX and design to grow their audience.


Product leaders who are ready to join the web3 movement and help developers reach mass adoption!


Designers who struggle to engage with technologists in the blockchain development community.


What you’ll get out of this course

Discover the fundamentals of Web3

Explore what a "dApp" is and how smart contracts enable more powerful products and user experiences.

Design experiences that amaze and engage

Learn design thinking so you can build products that excite.

Build your portfolio with web3 skill challenges

Go from web3 novice to enthusiast in 5 days, with live product design breakdowns and design exercises.

Model blockchain basics without becoming overwhelmed

We will use tested methods and analogies to help convey the principles of blockchain technologies to new and experienced students alike.

Meet your instructor

Jake DiBattista

Jake DiBattista

CEO of Educoin

Jake is the founder and CEO of Educoin, a decentralized college and nft marketplace. In addition to running Educoin, he also works for Sam's Club (Walmart) on their Network32 team. At Network32 he has been tasked with researching all things "metaverse". Jake is passionate about building great products that work for every day people, and enabling new communities through blockchain enabled applications. He actively guest lectures at multiple universities and has helped hundreds onboard to web3.

What people are saying

        We are extremely excited to be partnering with Jake and Educoin. Students on campus are quickly embracing NFTs and understanding how to join the web3 movement.
Andrew Ilnicki

Andrew Ilnicki

Innovation Center Chair
        Jake helped my class to get beyond the hype and understand the true value of web3 technology.
Mohamed Baza

Mohamed Baza

        Jake's design thinking workshops helped existing teams better understand new and disruptive technologies and quickly act on trends.
Jonathan Saffian

Jonathan Saffian

Product Manager
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Course schedule

4-6 hours per week
  • Running the week of November 7th

    9:00pm - 10:30pm EST

    This is the only live Zoom class session (recordings will be distributed). Instructor will run an active Discord and give feedback on their regularly.

    Classes will occur Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

  • Final Project

    At the end of this 1 week course you will be expected to present a 2 minute final. This project will be worked on outside of class.

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