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Crypto Currency Foundations

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1.5 Weeks

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Cohort-based Course

Easily navigate the crypto and web3 space to make smart investments and decrease the chance of getting scammed.

Hosted by

Jarrett Vaughan MA, Msc

UBC Sauder School of Business Adjunct Professor, Crypto Investor since 2017

Course overview

Learn the Crypto Basics to Invest Effectively and Safely

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.

Who is this course for

01

Crypto beginners wanting to understand the fundamentals of Bitcoin and blockchain technology to analyze potential investments.

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Pragmatic investors looking to understand a new asset class to take advantage of early opportunities.

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Job seekers looking to enter the crypto industry but lack the essential understanding to make the transition and apply to roles.

Key outcomes

The Coins: Bitcoin, Alt Coins and Blockchain

In simple terms you will be able to explain blockchain principles, opportunities, barriers, and use cases; including cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and other Altcoins.

The Scams

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.

The Practical

Understand how to use crypto wallets, centralized exchanges, and decentralized exchanges so that you can confidentially buy and sell crypto currencies.

The Fundamentals Behind the Tech

Identify and understand the core principles behind smart contracts, tokenomics and whitepapers.

The Prize!

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.

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Questions? Email us for answers and more information on the class. We'd love to hear from you.

"the curriculum’s most valuable component was the active discussions behind actual crypto Use Case examples"

        I cannot overstate the critical elements of both insight and understanding that this course provided me – two things that will undoubtedly serve me as an Information Technology professional and a solution designer with lots of use cases in his head! From debunking common myths and misconceptions, to the mechanics of wallets and exchanges and tokens
Gord Pither

Gord Pither

Technology Management, Process Improvement, Project & Change Management, and Blockchain Solutions
        I highly enjoyed Jarrett’s Cryptocurrency Foundations course. Not only did it provide a thorough introduction of the topic but the course was practical as well. Jarrett walked us through the various exchanges, opened wallets and analyzed whitepapers. It was a wonderful course!
Stanley Yuen

Stanley Yuen

PMP, CSM, LSSBB, DULE
        The cryptocurrencies foundation course was very helpful since it takes every branch of the crypto world and breaks it down so everyone can understand the basics of the whole. Jarret was an excellent prof, knowing very precisely when and how to do a certain approach so we could take the very best of each topic, also open to answer every question
Sena Joao

Sena Joao

University Student
        If you are anything like me, I don't necessarily need to be a crypto guru but I do want to understand the fundamentals of this exciting opportunity. Jarret's course was engaging and very educational. You are given lots of opportunity to get your questions answered and you will walk away with practical useful skills to help you navigate Web3
Julia Oulton

Julia Oulton

Corporate Advisor, Certified Executive Coach
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Crypto Currency Foundations

Cohort 2

$700 USD

Dates

Oct 25 - Nov 3, 2022

Payment Deadline

Oct 25, 2022

Meet your instructor

Jarrett Vaughan MA, Msc

Jarrett Vaughan MA, Msc

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 approached 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.

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Join an upcoming cohort

Crypto Currency Foundations

Cohort 2

$700 USD

Dates

Oct 25 - Nov 3, 2022

Payment Deadline

Oct 25, 2022

Course syllabus

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Module 1- History and Foundations

  • Start building your toolkit as you dive into Bitcoin and Blockchain, exploring its key components, capabilities, and limitations. 


  • Discover what makes blockchain secure and tamper-resistant, and how it is connected to Bitcoin. 


  • Gain exposure to the history of Satoshi Nakamoto and the Blockchain Trilema. 

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Module 2 - Do Your Own Research

  • Explore and define popular Alt Coins and the utility which they offer in today’s marketplace. 


  • Build an understanding on how to read a Web3 Whitepaper including tokenomics. Examples include active whitepapers which have been created by popular crypto companies.

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Module 3- Learn to Buy and Sell

  • Explore the difference between crypto wallets, centralised exchanges and decentralised exchanges. 


  • Understand the pros and cons of each as a holding and trading mechanism. This is where you learn the steps to buy and sell crypto.

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Module 4- Learn Where to Find Early Project to Invest In

  • Discuss IDOs (Initial Decentralized Exchange Offerings) and DApps (Decentralized Applications) and develop an understanding of how they may cause disruption in the business environment. 


  • Investigate how established crypto companies are responding to the current business landscape.

Course schedule

4-6 hours per week
  • Cohort 1

    Tuesdays & Thursdays

    3pm - 4:30pm PST //// 6pm - 7:30pm EST

    Sept 27th, 29th, Oct 4th and 6th


    Optional Office Hours:

    Sept 28th and Oct 5th

    3:00pm PST //// 6:00pm 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!

  • Cohort 2

    Tuesdays & Thursdays

    7:15pm - 8:45pm PST

    Oct 25th, 27th, Nov 1st and 3rd



    Optional Office Hours:

    Oct 26th and Nov 2nd

    3:00pm PST //// 6:00pm 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!

  • At the start of the course...

    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

  • Weekly Optional Homework

    1 hour per week

    With optional additional readings and a podcast which was recorded specifically for this course.

  • Upon Completion of 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!

Crypto Podcast Create for this Course

This course includes access to my podcast: Trading Crypto with Fund Manager James Rooney
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Join an upcoming cohort

Crypto Currency Foundations

Cohort 2

$700 USD

Dates

Oct 25 - Nov 3, 2022

Payment Deadline

Oct 25, 2022

Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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Join an upcoming cohort

Crypto Currency Foundations

Cohort 2

$700 USD

Dates

Oct 25 - Nov 3, 2022

Payment Deadline

Oct 25, 2022

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1.5 Weeks