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Cohort 5

Overview

About Program

The world has come to realize the immense potential of Blockchain which is making its presence felt in Banking, Finance, Healthcare, Supply-chain, Legal, and several other industries. By 2030, Blockchain would have added $3.1 Tn business value. The adoption rate of blockchain technology across organizations, irrespective of the size or scale of operation is growing exponentially. However, there has been an acute shortage of ready-to-be-deployed professionals who can contribute to growth in these sectors.

IIIT Hyderabad Blockchain Center of Excellence and TalentSprint offer the Advanced Certificate Program in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies. This 18-Week Program brings you a hands-on learning experience through IIIT Hyderabad Campus Visits, Weekly LIVE Online Interactive Sessions, Hackathons, Capstone Projects, Master Mentors and an exceptional peer group.

  • "Trusted by tech pros and leading organisations, you will get exposure to a diverse curriculum and an opportunity to build expertise in Blockchain and DLT."
  • "A critically-acclaimed program with a spotlight on a practitioner-focused syllabus. You master Blockchain beyond cryptocurrency. "


About IIIT Hyderabad

  • First IIIT
    in India

  • Unique Research
    Based Institute

  • Largest CS Research
    Group in India

  • Blockchain Research
    CoE Ripple's UBRI

The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT Hyderabad) is an autonomous research university founded in 1998. The institute has large research centers in language technologies, visual technologies, data engineering, blockchain, security and algorithms. IIIT Hyderabad is one of the 17 global members of Ripple's University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) along with Princeton, MIT, UPenn, and Berkeley. Its Blockchain Center of Excellence is focused on academic research, technical development, innovation and executive education. For more information please visit www.iiit.ac.in


Faculty

Learn from Leaders

  • Dr. Kannan SrinathanLead Faculty

    Kannan Srinathan is an expert in the field of Cryptography and Security. He is an Assistant Professor at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad. He has a Ph.D. from IIT, Madras.

  • Dr. Sujit P. GujarLead Faculty

    Sujit is an expert in the field of Game Theory, Mechanism Design, Machine Learning, Cryptography, and AI applications. He is an Assistant Professor at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad. He has a Ph.D. from IISC, Bangalore.

  • Sunil AggarwalLead Faculty

    Sunil is the author of the book "Bitcoin Magnet." He is a leading Blockchain expert and has been advising Startups and their ICOs over the last six years. He has two decades of experience in teaching, research and startup consulting.

  • Shalmali AyachitChief Mentor

    Shalmali is the Lab Mentor for the Blockchain Program. Over the last 2.5 years, Shalmali is involved in research related to Blockchain and other areas including Bitcoin Ecosystem, Ethereum, Smart Contracts, Implementation of Dapp and Hyperledger.

  • Dharmen DhullaFaculty

    Dharmen heads the Blockchain CoE at Tech Mahindra since February 2014. Previously, he worked for IBM at Houston, TX USA for five years from 2008 onwards and with Oracle since 2004 and other assignments at L&T Infotech, Syntel and e-Touch Systems.

  • Harsh PatelFaculty

    Harsh Patel is the Blockchain Architect at Metabase, a new platform with a scalable PoW mechanism. He is one of the foremost experts in Distributed Consensus Systems in India. He has done other blockchain ventures known as Project Mandi, Flake Protocol and Project Algorythmix.


PROGRAM FEEDBACK

Feedback from Program Participants

"Knowledge shared by the professors and industry leaders is exceptional."
Ramesh Hallur, Project Manager, Cognizant

"By the end of the program, we were confident to build our own applications."
Sundeep Reddy, Cloud Ops Engineering Specialist

"The hands-on experience helped us put the test cases into code and execute them easily."
Anthony George, Technical Specialist, IBM

"Very happy with the technical aspect and lab sessions. Program is more than our expectations."
Ramakrishna, CEO, Pranco Technologies

"The basics are well-grounded here as compared to online learning."
Srikanth Bharath, Sr. Manager, IT sector

"It is an amalgamation of theory and practice labs."
Voruganti Aravind, Founder, Sahasradhaara Services

Participant Profile

  • 75%Participants with over 5 Years of Experience

  • 11%Women Participants

  • 42%From Startups and Small Companies

    Job Profile

  • 15% Leaders

  • 24%Managers

  • 23%Analysts

  • 38%Developers

From Top Organizations

  • Accenture
  • ADP
  • Agility
  • Broadridge
  • Capgemini
  • CGI
  • Cognizant
  • Deloitte
  • FORD Technologies
  • GetInfy
  • Goldman Sachs
  • GrabOn
  • HCL
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • HSBC
  • IBM
  • ICICI Bank
  • Infosys
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • KPMG India
  • My3
  • National Insurance
  • Netcracker
  • NTT DATA
  • Oracle
  • PayPal
  • Qualcomm
  • Sify Technologies
  • TCS
  • Tech Mahindra
  • UBS
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • ValueLabs
  • Vertex Computer
  • Virtusa
  • Vodafone
  • Wells Fargo
  • Wipro

From Indian and Global Locations

  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai
  • Gurgaon
  • Hyderabad
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Pune
  • Vijayawada
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Jacksonville (Florida)
  • Roswell (Mexico)
  • Singapore

Successful Ventures formed by Program Participants


  • AsliMedicine
    Hyderabad-based startup that uses blockchain to solve the problem of counterfeit drugs in the supply chain. Founded in January 2019. Watch Video

  • PharmBlock
    Bengaluru-based venture with its product Trailledger that solves trust and transparency issues for manufacturers and distributors in the health care sector. Founded in June 2019.

  • ZeroBlocks
    Hyderabad based startup to build a platform for early investors in the field of Real Estate. Founded in June 2019.

  • Blockchain Policy Group
    A research group that builds policy framework for Blockchain adoption by industries and government. It has created India's first white paper on "Corporate Currencies in Blockchain Era" that lays out how Indian businesses can use Blockchain technology with the right support from the Indian government.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Curriculum for Practitioners

  • Create Tokens
  • Building Smart Contracts
  • Implement Digital Wallets
  • Launch Decentralized Apps

Understanding Blockchain
Foundations

  • Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)
  • Elements of Distributed Computing
  • Elements of Cryptography
  • Elements of Game Theory
  • Cryptocurrencies, Tokens, and ICOs

Building Smart Contracts
Using Ethereum, Solidity

  • Introduction to Ethereum
  • Programming using Solidity
  • ERC20 Standards
  • Best Practices and Auditing
  • Smart Contract Mini Project

Building DApps
Using Hyperledger Fabric

  • Introduction to Hyperledger
  • Key Frameworks and Tools
  • Programming using Golang
  • DApp Mini Project
  • Building advanced applications with
    Hyperledger Fabric

Blockchains in Action

  • Major Blockchains
  • Tradeoffs and Choices
  • Industry Case Study

Capstone Project

  • Hackathon
  • Project Showcase
  • Industry Interface

Industry Hackathons*

  • Trade Finance
    Application

  • Disaster
    Management Tool

  • Digital Identity
    Verification

  • Custody of
    Assets

  • KYC

  • Where is
    my fish?

  • Is this
    Prada?

  • Where is
    the invoice?

  • Save the
    disaster!

  • Insurance claims
    processing

  • Vehicle lifecycle
    management

  • Land
    record

  • Trade
    finance

  • Settlement

  • *These are just some of the interesting Hackathon Projects in the Program

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Hybrid Delivery

Bengaluru Campus Campus Visit

  • IIIT Hyderabad and TalentSprint,
    Gachibowli, Hyderabad 500 032

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Hyderabad LIVE Online Sessions

  • Interactive Sessions
  • Weekend Schedule
  • Direct to Device

Campus Visit Dates for Cohort 5

Campus Visit 1 June 2020 (Tentatively)
Campus Visit 2 August 2020 (Tentatively)
Campus Visit 3 October 2020 (Tentatively)

Join Cohort 5

For tech professionals across
India and Abroad

  • Classes start in June 2020
  • 18-Week60 Sessions120 Hours
  • 3 Campus Visits (3 Days Each)
  • 30 LIVE Online Classes (2 x 2 Hours Every Sat)

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What should you expect from this Program?

  • BuildBuild expertise in Blockchain and DLT
  • LearnLearn from the world-class faculty and professionals
  • ReinforceDevelop DApps by applying the learnings
  • CertificateObtain an Advanced Certification from IIIT Hyderabad Outreach Division
  • AlumniGet Alumni Status of IIIT Hyderabad Executive Education
Blockchain Certificate

ENROLLMENT PROCESS

Eligibility

  • Tech Professionals with at least 1 year work experience and coding background

Your Blockchain Journey

  • Apply for the
    Program

    By sharing your education and professional details

  • Wait for
    Selection

    By program selection committee

  • Block Your
    Seat

    By paying the Registration Fee

  • Enroll for the
    Program

    By paying the Full Program Fee

  • Start Building
    Blockchain Expertise

    From June 2020

  • Get Certified by IIIT Hyderabad

    By October 2020


Fee

Fee with Flexible Payment Options

Details Amount When?
Enrollment Fee ₹20,000 Within 3 days of selection
Balance Fee ₹1,80,000 Within 1 month of enrollment
Total Program Fee ₹2,00,000 + GST

Early Bird, Academia, Startup, Women, Youth and Groups Scholarships upto ₹50,000


PARTNERS

About TalentSprint

  • Deep Tech Program
    for Professionals

  • Best in Class
    Hybrid Platform

  • Industry
    Partnerships

  • Academic
    Partnerships

TalentSprint brings high-end and deep-tech education to aspiring and experienced professionals. It partners with world class academic institutions and global corporations to develop and offer disruptive programs. TalentSprint's hybrid platform delivers unique onsite and online experiences that help build cutting-edge expertise, for today and tomorrow. For more information please visit www.talentsprint.com


News

Program Media Coverage


FAQ

Most Frequently Asked

Blockchain job market is on the upswing. You should catch the wave before it is too late to ride it. Here is what the media has to say about this space.

  • This Program is offered by India's premier Blockchain Center of Excellence (CoE) at IIIT Hyderabad and TalentSprint.
  • It is an 18-Week Program with 1 Year Access to LMS.
  • Program is delivered in Hybrid format combining LIVE Online Sessions, Contact Sessions, Industry Interaction Seminars, Mentored Labs, Hackathons and Group Projects supported by Online Learning Platform.
  • Led by collaborative Faculty from Academia, Industry, and Leading Institutions.
  • Advanced Certification by IIIT Hyderabad Outreach Division

The Program includes 3 Campus Visits of 3 Days Each + Weekly Online LIVE Sessions for 15 Weeks

  • Week 1 Campus Visit 1 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Week 2 to Week 11 LIVE Online Sessions (4 hours every Saturday)
  • Week 12 Campus Visit 2 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Week 13 to Week 17 LIVE Online Sessions (4 hours every Saturday)
  • Week 18 Campus Visit 3 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

Yes. This program's delivery is designed for professionals across the country and abroad.

Program requires just 3 visits of 3 days each to IIIT Hyderabad and TalentSprint Campuses in Hyderabad. Weekly LIVE Sessions are delivered directly to desktop / device enabling flexibility to attend from any location of your convenience. This enables participants from any part of the country or abroad to attend the same.

All India Program (Contact sessions at Hyderabad) + Online sessions at your location) Next Cohort: June 2020

Details Amount When?
Enrollment Fee ₹20,000 Within 3 days of selection
Balance Fee ₹1,80,000 Within 1 month of enrollment
Total Program Fee ₹2,00,000 + GST