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Web3 Hands-On

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5 Days

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Cohort-based Course

Future proof your career and diversify your assets by learning about web3 (Crypto) along with hands-on exercises to solidify your learning

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Farooq Anjum

Building LEOS a web3 learning platform. Co-Founder Web2. Professor, Author, PhD

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Course overview

Learn how to benefit from the Web3 revolution by diversifying your assets

You don't master Web3 by reading about Web3.


You master it by using Web3.


Doing > Reading


In this course you will focus on learning and doing on Web3.


You will become a proficient user of wallets on different blockchains.


You will learn and use different DeFi applications

This course is for your IF:

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You are a professional in the world of finance, have heard about web3 and want straight answers about web3 investment opportunities and risk

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You would like to diversify your assets to include crypto and need help understanding how to be able to analyze the various crypto assets.

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You have heard a lot about the web3 revolution but you are not sure where and how to start since the concepts of web3 seem so alien

What will you get out of this course within a week

Hands-on experience with the top blockchains

Understand the fundamental concepts of Bitcoin, Ethereum and Stacks. You will also learn to use wallets on these blockchains to execute different types of transactions. You will leave with a hands-on understanding of how to use these and similar blockchains.

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) applications concepts and hands-on experience

Experience the different use cases of DeFi. These use cases are about stablecoins, about borrowing and lending crypto assets and about swapping tokens on decentralized exchanges. You will leave with hands-on experience with these use cases on multiple blockchains.


Building a DeFi portfolio

DeFi is a must as an asset diversification strategy. You will learn about several ways to get yields in the DeFi world such as 1) staking 2) lending 3) providing liquidity You will leave with a mini-portfolio (~$50) spread amongst the various yield generating opportunities. NIA

Meet your instructor

Farooq Anjum

Farooq Anjum

Entrepreneur and Professor. Passionate about Web3

I have worked on multiple startups and co-founded two startups in the Web2 world. I have also worked at large companies (Qualcomm, Bellcore).


Now my focus is on Web3 - the next generation Internet for the last few years. Co-founder of LEOS- a web3 learning platform with on-chain verification.


Web3 has the potential to revolutionize life as we know it. Hence working towards spreading my knowledge of Web3 to benefit others. I started with Bitcoin in 2015 and have since then taught web3 concepts with hands-on exercises to hundreds of students.


I have taught courses related to Blockchain, AI and cybersecurity at Harrisburg Univ, UPenn, Rutgers and Stevens.


Professor, Author, PhD. Tweets at @blockchain092

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Web3 Hands-On

Cohort 1

$499 USD

Dates

Dec 12 - 16, 2022

Payment Deadline

Dec 11, 2022

Don't miss out! Enrollment closes in 5 days

Course syllabus

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Pre-work

Before starting the course


1) Read this article - a summary by me and the longer article by Matt Levine


2) Explore the FREE course on "Introduction to Stacks" at https://app.leos.guru/


You will get a discount of $100 if you get a NFT by completing this Stacks course on mainnet.


Email the NFT to fanjum11@gmail.com to get your discount.

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First Module - Blockchains

In the first module I will look at the following blockchains with hands-on exercises for each focused on using the wallets to start. I will then demonstrate how to mint NFTs and deploy smart contracts on these blockchains. You will then be able to do the same yourselves. No programming background required.

  • Bitcoin
  • Stacks
  • Ethereum

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Second Module - DeFi Basics

I will focus on DeFi solutions using the above blockchains. I will explain the concepts and then have you perform actual transactions using some of these DeFi applications. You will leave will a knowledge of how to

1) buy stablecoins

2) borrow and lend crypto assets

3) swap tokens


Tokens needed for the above exercises will be provided to you.

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Third Module - Advanced DeFi

I will focus on advanced DeFi strategies. I will point out different ways of generating yields. You will leave with a portfolio using different DeFi projects. While this session talks about investment, this is not investment advice. Rather the focus is on educating you so that you are empowered to make your own investment decisions.

Course schedule

5 hours over a week
  • Mon-Tue-Wed-Thu-Fri

    12 noon-1pm Eastern

    Every day we will focus on an explanation of the concepts and hands-on exercises.


    Tokens needed for these exercises will be provided.

  • Office Hours (Optional 1:1 time)

    Tuesday, Thursday 1pm-2pm Eastern

    If you need more time to address some specific questions.

  • Hands-on Projects

    Assigned in every class

    You will get hands-on experience with the various concepts of Web3 discussed in class.

Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts

Active hands-on learning

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 project teams

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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Join an upcoming cohort

Web3 Hands-On

Cohort 1

$499 USD

Dates

Dec 12 - 16, 2022

Payment Deadline

Dec 11, 2022

Don't miss out! Enrollment closes in 5 days

$499 USD

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