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The Blockchain technology is one of the most promising new technologies to disrupt various businesses and industries. This course is designed to provide participants with basic technical understanding and is focused on strategy and business implementation to improve your business and operations.

In this course you will understand:

  • How and why blockchain technology disrupts business
  • What new business models are created and what opportunities exist
  • How and when an implementation of the blockchain technology is useful for your business

What Do We Offer?

  • An interactive e-learning course including video lectures, readings, practical exercises, online tests and case studies
  • A discussion forum for course related issues as well as for exchange of opinions and experiences with your classmates and tutors
  • Personalized support from your FSDF e-Campus Team.

Tuition Fees

Registration Date Fee
30 days before course start EUR 600
0- 29 days before course start EUR 750


  • 10% group discount (for 2 or more participants working for the same instutiton)
  • 10% for FS Alumni
  • email us for package deals for your company or groups
Payment Options
  • PayPal
  • Credit Card
  • Bank Transfer (bank fees to be coverend by the participants)

Payment in instalments is unfortunately not possible.

Target Audience

Finance professionals, strategy professionals, business developers and management level of retail and commercial banks, MFIs, and other finance institutions


The course takes 6 weeks assuming 8-10 hours of self-study per week. It consists of 3 units which build upon each other. You will take the units in sequence and will need to pass an online test before accessing the next unit.

The last unit includes an assignment that has to be submitted on a fixed deadline

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a Confirmation of Course Completion.

Course Details

Suggestions & Recommendations

This course is designed to be flexible and fit into your own schedule and needs. However we will provide you with recommendations for you to take as much as possible from this course.

Your schedule: We will provide you a course schedule including voluntary and mandatory deadlines. The course schedule serves as a guideline for your personal learning schedule and will help you complete the programme within the given time frame.

Exercises: Even though the exercises in the script are not mandatory we strongly advise that you use them as an opportunity to check your knowledge and to prepare for the final exam.

Networking Opportunities: Use the forum to introduce yourself to your peer participants and to start interest discussions.

Unit 1: The Blockchain Technology Basics

  • The Distributed Ledger Technology
  • Blockchain Basics
  • Blockchain and Security
  • Smart Contracts
  • Hyperledger, Corda & Co.
  • Blockchain and Regulation
  • Evaluation of DLT Technologies

Unit 2: Blockchain in the Financial Industry

The Blockchain applied in Business: Framework for Use Cases

Application domains and business models of the Blockchain:

  • Value Transfer
  • Ownership Rights
  • Data Protection
  • Tokenization
  • Digital Identity
  • Smart Contracts
  • Accounting and Audit
  • Industry Use Cases

Blockchain Technology Outlook

Unit 3 Crypto Assets and Tokenization

  • Basics of Crypto Currencies
  • Consensus Mechanisms and Mining
  • Altcoins and the Cryptocurrency
  • Ecosystem
  • Trading and Market Places
  • Investment in Crypto Assets
  • Valuation Framework
  • Digital IPO´s: Initial Coin Offerings
  • Regulation of Crypto Currencies
  • Outlook Crypto Currencies

Course Lecturer

Christian Hecker

Emerging markets are the growth engines of our today´s global markets. Christian Hecker studied in Germany and at Zhejiang University in China. He was based in Singapore and China where he worked on strategic projects and opened a branch for German leading SME bank in China. After returning to Germany he took over responsibilities for emerging markets of Africa, Middle East and Latin America.

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He gained extensive market knowledge helping expanding SME´s to grow their business across borders. After 3 years of multinational banking in Germany Christian Hecker was sent again into Asia to coordinate a post merger cooperation with one of the largest banks in India.

In 2009 Christian Hecker got awarded as the keynote speaker of the Monetary Conference of Zhejiang University in China. Since then Christian contributed on conferences and with own executive trainings on Innovation in Banking and Finance, Digital Finance and SME Finance in various countries in Africa, Europe and Asia. Christian has strong practical and theoretical knowledge on disruptive technologies like Blockchain, Crypto Currencies, API and Open Banking, Biometrics, AI incl. Data analytics and cloud computing.


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