Easily navigate the crypto and web3 space to make smart investments and decrease the chance of getting scammed.
Jarrett Vaughan MA, Msc
UBC Sauder School of Business Adjunct Professor, Crypto Investor since 2017
You want to invest in crypto but don’t know how and are afraid of missing out. You want to get educated but can’t trust anybody.
This 2-week live course will help you understand how blockchain technology and cryptocurrency impact our world and investments.
Crypto beginners wanting to understand the fundamentals of Bitcoin and blockchain technology to analyze potential investments.
Pragmatic investors looking to understand a new asset class to take advantage of early opportunities.
Job seekers looking to enter the crypto industry but lack the essential understanding to make the transition and apply to roles.
In simple terms you will be able to explain blockchain principles, opportunities, barriers, and use cases; including cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and other Altcoins.
Most people think crypto is scammy, but actually there are tremendous investment and employment opportunities in this space. You will learn how to analyse projects and avoid common pitfalls.
Understand how to use crypto wallets, centralized exchanges, and decentralized exchanges so that you can confidentially buy and sell crypto currencies.
Identify and understand the core principles behind smart contracts, tokenomics and whitepapers.
You will receive an NFT certificate that will provide proof of course completion. This can be added to your LinkedIn profile or held in your crypto wallet.
Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business
Teaching crypto, NFTs, Blockchain technology and marketing at a "top 25 global business school", Jarrett provides a solid education based approach in his courses.
Jarrett worked in management in the luxury hotel business for 10 years, most recently at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. He also founded a real estate investment company in 2006 which he still owns and operates today.
In 2017 he began to invest in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, this introduction to Web3 has allowed Jarrett to now teach and speak on topics related to NFTs, Crypto and Web3. He is currently launching an NFT project for social good, based on art that his 7 year old daughter created while she was recovering from her 16th surgery.
Jarrett is married with three children. He is a musician, an urban farmer, and loves outdoor adventure sports. Jarrett loves to travel and is a champion for children with disabilities. In his spare time he can be found tending to his honey bees and studying libertarian economics.
Module 1- History and Foundations
Module 2 - Do Your Own Research
Module 3- Learn to Buy and Sell
Module 4- Learn Where to Find Early Project to Invest In
Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:30pm - 7:00pm PST
Feb 28, Mar 2, 7, 9
Optional Office Hours:
Mar 2nd and 9th
9:30pm PST //// 12:30pm EST
Each week I have open Office Hours for 1 hour. You are welcome to drop in (online) and ask questions, chat or hang out!
You will have lifetime access to a live online community on Discord, which will allow you to continue to grow in your knowledge and understanding of crypto and Web3
1 hour per week
With optional additional readings and a podcast which was recorded specifically for this course.
You will receive an NFT
This NFT can be used in your LinkedIn profile or held in your wallet. You can show both your friends and potential employers of your new found understanding of crypto, blockchain and bitcoin!
Active learning, not passive watching
This course builds on live workshops and hands-on projects
Interactive and project-based
You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and group question periods
Learn with a cohort of peers
Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you
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