Blockchain Management Program

Blockchain Management

– cohort III –

Your portal to the new Decentralized web 3.0

In collaboration with experts from

start DATE

Jan 9, 2023

duration

6 months

(Part time)

 Format

Online

CAPACITY

25 STUDENTS

GRADUATION

New york, Usa

FULL tuition

£ 2,400

There’s a massive talent shortage at the moment. And those who do have the skills are in high demand.

Battle for blockchain talent is heating up.

Blockchain companies will pretty much hire anywhere in the world, and are still struggling to find these people.

“Crypto firms pursuing global expansion agendas are having to compete to attract the limited number of top talent to fill job positions.” – CoinTelegraph

PROGRAM modules

This program consists of industry driven modules designed to give you a true immersive and character building experience while working on cutting edge projects.

Commitment: 3 sessions per week scheduled after working hours (GMT). This is a live cohort-based program admitting candidates from all over the world. The only physical presence needed is the last week at the final immersion and graduation in New York.

Blockchain Fundamentals

This module explains blockchain technology and its impact on several economic sectors. It explores how this technology can address some of the most pressing problems in society such as trust, transparency, human rights, inclusive participation and fair trade. Students will complete a project applying blockchain technology to solve a problem in an economic sector of their choice or create a new venture that produces breakthrough innovation. Students will also gain deeper insight into the general-purpose technologies that will shape the 21st century and provide a blueprint for the value-based economy.

  • Intro to Blockchain
  • Applications of Blockchain (Defi, NFTs, DAOs, Metaverses…)
  • Mapping out the industry
  • Success and fail stories
  • The future of the crypto industry

Data Analytics for Crypto

Data analytics and blockchain have the potential to revolutionize the financial sector, business, healthcare and industry. On one hand, blockchain is transforming traditionally centralized database systems into decentralized systems with better transparency, upgraded security, improved traceability and reduced cost. On the other hand, data analytics is constantly becoming vital in decision-making processes of the aforementioned sectors. With an exponential growth of crypto, business need to visualize, analyze and take decisions in investments, users, market trends and more.

  • Insights & Trends
  • Data Analysis & Decision Making
  • Applied Big Data analytics
  • Algorithmic Finance

Business Development for Blockchain

New business, medium sized businesses and fortune 500 companies in crypto all rely on business development to establish a solid business presence in the industry. With a massive rise in job opportunities for business developers, acquiring the right skills, network and tools to become a crypto business developer is critical for positioning yourself in the space.  

  • Global Partnerships development 
  • Creating effective proposals and deal structures
  • Strategic networking 
  • Market research & Identifying new opportunities
  • Contracts & agreements
  • Pitching and presentations
  • Physical vs digital business development 

Growth Marketing

A growth hacker is someone who uses creative, low-cost strategies to help businesses acquire and retain customers. Growth hacking combines marketing, optimization and developmental know-how to pull off automated marketing on a small budget. 

  • Marketing Strategies for crypto products
  • Understanding the Competitor Environment
  • Market Identification & Entry Strategies
  • Planning for Marketing Impact
  • Discovering & testing new markets
  • Go to Market Strategies
  • Defining and monitoring key metrics
  • Creative Global marketing

Community & Ecosystem Building

Big companies can outspend you. Competitors can enter the market. Your product can be replicated. But if your marketing or business strategy is centered around a brand community, you don’t lose sleep – because how you do your thing becomes more important than what you do. One of the best things you can do for your Blockchain company is to build a community and solid ecosystem around it.

  • Building digital Channels for crypto projects
  • Planning the physical engagement with the community
  • Community building. Framework, architecture & incentives.
  • Community growth. Virality plans

Economics of Crypto

Blockchain is introducing a revolutionary new framework to look at the economy. This brings an entire new financial architecture that we’ve never seen before. To build, work and be successful in Web 3.0, you must first have an in-depth understanding of this new economy, its different structures, governance and more.  

  • Tokenomics
  • Understanding International Macroeconomy
  • Cryptocurrency Markets & Business Models in Blockchain
  • ICOs/IDOs/STOs…

Regulations & Governance

With this exponential wave that is disrupting traditional finance, a new set of laws and regulations are being put in place to govern the entire activities being done in the space. It’s a huge opportunity but one must take the regulations into account while designing new products, suggesting new features or expanding into new markets.

  • Blockchain and Crypto-Economy Regulation & Governance
  • The Government and Legal Environment of Business
  • Ethics and Responsibility
  • Digital Law

Build your own Crypto project

As an aspiring blockchain business leader, your entire work will revolve around the business of the project, but to be able to communicate with different teams, suggest ideas of development and potentially lead a team, you must first go through building a project, even a simple one, yourself. Getting your hands dirty with the technicalities of blockchain gives you a rich experience and positions you as a multi layer professional ready to lead teams and build revolutionary projects in Web 3.0 

  • Digital Currency programming
  • Smart contracts programming
  • Permissioned blockchains programming
  • Cryptographic Systems Security

Graduate in New York

A professional & fun immersion among industry leaders

The program ends in an immersive trip to New York city where the students will meet, learn and network with leading blockchain and crypto companies, explore the most advanced labs, take part in the thriving crypto community, see the massive number of projects getting launched and and meet up with various companies who could be your next destination in your professional career! An experience full of opportunities, networking and exploration that will have a lasting impact! 

The final day marks the graduation of the students from the program with a ceremony in the presence of experts, professionals and industry leaders to conclude the skill acquisition journey. The students will be presenting the projects done throughout the year in front of strategic company stakeholders. The ceremony ends with the distribution of certificates & awards by the panel.

Graduate in New York

A professional & fun immersion among industry leaders

The program ends in an immersive trip to New York city where the students will meet, learn and network with leading blockchain and crypto companies, explore the most advanced labs, take part in the thriving crypto community, see the massive number of projects getting launched and and meet up with various companies who could be your next destination in your professional career! An experience full of opportunities, networking and exploration that will have a lasting impact! 

The final day marks the graduation of the students from the program with a ceremony in the presence of experts, professionals and industry leaders to conclude the skill acquisition journey. The students will be presenting the projects done throughout the year in front of strategic company stakeholders. The ceremony ends with the distribution of certificates & awards by the panel.

Program Timeline

Commitment: 3 sessions per week scheduled after work/study hours (UK time).

Meet the experts!

Learn from leading global experts who are literally designing the new decentralized web 3.0 world.

Tim Beiko

Protocol Development
Ethereum

Tim has collected massive experience in the crypto space. Before Joining Ethereum, Tim was the Senior Product manager at ConsenSys where he led a team focusing on the public Ethereum network by keeping Hyperledger Besu mainnet-compatible, improving the client’s performance and shepherding improvements to the Ethereum protocol, such as EIP-1559.

At Ethereum, Tim Facilitates the popular and critical protocol developer calls, leading development upgrades to the protocol, in addition to community outreach.

Chelsea Freeborn

Senior Community Development
Avalanche

Chelsea is the Senior producer and community developer at Avalanche, one of the fast growing blockchains in the ecosystem.
 
With an extensive background and experience working in the marketing industry, Chelsea is one of the very few professionals who are defining what marketing looks like for web3. 

Andrea Baglioni

Strategy
Solana Foundation

Andrea leads the strategy and operations at Solana the fastest blockchain in the world and the fastest growing ecosystem in crypto, with over 400 projects spanning DeFi, NFTs, Web3 and more.

Prior to joining Solana, he worked at Square, a company founded by Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, where he founded the business development team growing it to become 60+ reps.

John Nahas

Vice President of BD
Avalanche

John Nahas is the Director of Fintech and international relations at LA Blockchain Lab brings together academia, government, enterprise, non-profits, startups, and investors focused on building a sustainable blockchain ecosystem in Southern California and abroad. 

Besides his work at LA Blockchain labs, he is the Vice president of Business Development at Ava Labs by Avalanche,  a fast growing smart contracts platform.

John has Extensive 11+ years of experience spanning across FinTech, Digital Assets, blockchain, startups, institutional leadership and management, marketing, international trade and finance, business strategy, partnerships, investor relations and negotiation to drive company growth.

Giovanna Casimiro

Community & Events Producer
Decentraland

Giovanna doesn’t work in the world that we know. She works in the metaverse. She is building and growing a massive community in Decentraland, a metaverse that is radically changing the way we live. She’s also the producer of the events taking place in Decentraland. 

Giovanna has deep experience in the XR industry and is leading several projects in the space.

Shashank Uniyal

Blockchain Data Analyst
Star Atlas

Shashank is a Blockchain Data analyst at Star Atlas, a metaverse introducing a unique gaming experience by harnessing the power of traditional core game and blockchain mechanics. He is also a Blockchain Data Analysis for Ethereum, Terra, Solana and multiple other blockchains/protocols besides being a collaborator at a data oriented DAO. 

Antoinette Marie

Director, Blockchain Specialist
Heifer Labs

Antoinette Marie is a director and blockchain specialist at Heifer Labs, the agtech innovation team at Heifer International. She leads testing and development processes for digital innovations which can support smallholder farming operations, supply chain functions, and business growth around the globe.

David McIntyre

Sales Strategy & Operations Lead
Brex

David McIntyre leads Sales Strategy & Operations at Brex, one of the fastest growing fintech companies in the world and the first corporate credit card to offer crypto rewards. In this role, David executes on all aspects of Go-To-Market planning, including incentive design, sales processes, team structure, and more. Prior to Brex, David held a similar role at Square/Block, the leading American credit card processor and maker of Cash App.

Each candidate is selected for a reason.
The students are selected from several cities around the world and have an inspiring mission for transforming and advancing their environment and community around them. The skills & experience gained through the program plays a crucial role in the development of their professional career and their community as a result!
"I'm really enjoying the course because its very hands on: performing SQL queries, writing smart contract code..."
Tomos Rees
London, UK
"I received an excellent feedback from two persons who are currently in the program. It would be definitely a great opportunity for me to learn from the experts and broad my network."
Andreia Oliveira Malta
Lisbon, Portugal
"I think the program we are studying is really well done and for sure this will help me achieving my goals."
Giulio Gallo
Palermo, Italy
"After months looking for the best learning experience in the cryptoworld, I have found it. I’ve been in crypto for 7 years and I have a strong base knowledge. So, I found it really hard to come into a program which could catch my attention and teach me new things. I know my skills. I’ve come to find Gritnova a month ago and it is all I need. I am more than confident that this is the best path to develop my full professional potential."

The industry is changing. Hear it out from Chelsea! 

The lead expert for the Web3 Marketing module.

Acquire the right skills from the best professionals in the industry. Going through Gritnova’s experience is like gaining experience while the experts are working on growing the most advanced protocols in the ecosystem. Know how it’s done, the latest hacks used and the most effective tactics that lead meaningful results.

Personalized path

Here’s a rule of thumb to consider when choosing the right learning program:
If it’s not personalized, it’s not effective.

Each one of the 25 selected  candidates is different. You have different goals, characters, skills and mindsets. This is why our programs are limited to only 25 students per cohort. Each candidate that enrolls in the program has a personal path that is created and tracked by the experts. This makes the learning process much more effective and helps us open the right connections and opportunities for each one! 

Access a global network forever!

The value doesn’t end when you graduate. In fact, building a strategic network is what will actually open the right opportunities.

When you make it in the program, you’ll be benefiting forever. 
When the program ends, you’ll have access to our global experts network from leading companies in cities all over the world! 

Besides the network, you’ll be included in our global community and channels where we host events, share learnings and support each other to reach each one’s goals. Think of it as your everlasting learning community.

Access a global network forever!

The value doesn’t end when you graduate. In fact, building a strategic network is what will actually open the right opportunities.

When you make it in the program, you’ll be benefiting forever. 
When the program ends, you’ll have access to our global experts network from leading companies in cities all over the world! 

Besides the network, you’ll be included in our global community and channels where we host events, share learnings and support each other to reach each one’s goals. Think of it as your everlasting learning community.

we hope to see you among the 25 young professionals joining us in a gloablly impactful experience!

Let's get you on-board!

be part of the immersive program and forever community for

£2,400

And enjoy:

No payment needed upon applying (Application fee is $0)

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    Why is this program important to you? Why did you choose to apply?

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    If you are a student, graduate or employee and you’re interested to gain skills and experience in the blockchain and crypto space to take advantage of all the job opportunities demanded in this space, then you’re more than welcome to apply! 

    To ensure a high quality experience, each cohort is limited to only 25 students. 

    You bet! Each certificate is issued with a unique ID number that you can share with future employers, list on your CV, LinkedIn and all professional platforms. This ID will be used by the recruiters on our website to show your work, skills acquired, experiences gained, projects built, the experts involved and companies worked with. We’ve designed the program alongside leading employers in the blockchain field. They’re looking for people with skills covered in this program. Besides, you’ll get to meet several recruiters throughout this program! 

    Not at all, we’ve designed the program to be after working/learning hours (UK time)

    Start by clicking on the “Apply” button  which will take you to the application page. Once the application is submitted, you will receive an email within the next 48 hours with the initial decision whether you’re moving to the interview round or not. After the interview is completed and our team agrees to have you on-board, you will receive an email welcoming you to the program! 🎉 – You will then be sent a link to submit the first instalment to officially claim your seat. 

    Mindset & character. The interview is the main phase of decision for us. If you’re someone who wants to leave their mark in the world, eager to decentralize our world and open to solving challenges creatively, we want you in the cohort! 

    Every program has a waiting list and so will this. If all seats are already reserved, you will be added to the waiting list. If one of the registered candidates cancels their registration for some reason or emergency, we will give the first one on the waiting list the opportunity to enroll. That’s why we always encourage to apply as soon as possible.

    If admitted into the program, you will receive all the details and links in the acceptance email. Our main payment methods are online through our website. We usually have a multi-installments option which will be covered in the acceptance email.

    The majority of the program is online. However we will be having some physical immersions throughout the year. The final week is physical and will take place in New York.

    No worries, all of the sessions will be recorded in order not to miss any content.

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