Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After the course, the student has the ability to
-Understand the basics of blockchain, its business ecosystem, and business models (especially, initial coin offerings, security tokens, smart contracts, and private Distributed Ledger Technology-based systems)
-Recognize the role of blockchain and its potential application in business transformationsIdentify challenges related to the deployment of blockchain
-Understand the ethical and environmental considerations of deploying blockchain solutions

Credits: 1

Schedule: 01.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Vikash Sinha

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    This course aims to provide students with a basic understanding of what blockchain is and how blockchain could be deployed in the business.


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Period:

    I,II,III, IV, V

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( instead of WebOodi.