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About the MCC Blockchain Academy

Overview

The MCC Blockchain Academy is a series of highly engaging professional training focused on blockchain technology. The Academy offers training for all skill levels and audiences from beginner to advanced and including positons from senior management to developers to aspiring professionals.


Mission

To clarify the purpose and application of blockchain and to provide accessible and relevant training to area industry partners and professionals to help them leverage blockchain’s key strengths for business purposes.

Vision

To become Nebraska’s premier education provider for blockchain education and training.

More about Blockchain Technology

Blockchain holds the promise of transactional transparency and the ability to produce secure, real-time communication networks with partners throughout the world to support everything including online payment networks, legal agreements, supply chains, real estate transactions, healthcare data distribution and much more.

For Organizations:

Technology moves fast! Blockchain is an emerging and disruptive technology that is creating new opportunities for the movement and storage of transactional data for organizations of all size and structure. Organizations who have an understanding of blockchain and how it can be applied gain a competitive advantage as demand for blockchain technology accelerates over the next decade.

For Individuals:

Whether you are seeking a competitive edge on cryptocurrencies or looking to add knowledge and skills to boast your resume, MCC Blockchain Academy is a training and certification pathway to help meet your goals.

Audience

  • Banking and Finance
  • Insurance
  • Legal
  • Information Security & Identification
  • Government & Nonprofit
  • Web & Mobile Development
  • Cloud Computing
  • Accounting
  • Healthcare
  • Supply Chain
  • Auditing
  • Energy & Power
  • Real Estate
  • Supermarkets & Grocery
  • Transportation
  • And many more!

Delivery Options

Online Training

Learn at your own pace with courses accessible 24/7. Material and videos are always available.

Classroom Training

Training solutions for individuals and groups at our Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology or other locations at MCC.

Onsite Training

Training solutions for individuals and groups at your convenience and location. Now offered for group training in anywhere in Nebraska, Iowa and beyond – minimum 10 students.

Online On-Demand Training

Blockchain Foundations Course

Hours

15

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)


This course is an introduction to the world of blockchain, bitcoin and distributed ledgers. You will learn the basics, look at how blockchain works, explore Bitcoin, review blockchain’ s brief and fascinating history, and show you the practical usage of this technology. The objective of the course is to provide a solid foundation for those looking to gain a deeper understanding and learn how it will affect nearly all business areas. With a firm focus on, but not entirely limited to the finance industry we will look at use cases that are already in the market, as well as emerging use cases set to alter how we operate businesses, and safeguard our personal information.

Topics Covered

  • What blockchain is and what it’s not (It’s not bitcoin!)
  • Public vs. Private Blockchains
  • Blockchain’s many applications
  • Key blockchain resources and communities online
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Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive

Hours

10

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)


This course offers a deep look into the foundational blockchain concepts. You will get a deep and thorough understanding of the concepts that underpin how the world of blockchain works and gain a grasp of how the mining works in the bitcoin world. Look at use cases in detail, really understand how they work and why they work. Learn about new concepts like the DAO and why this is something that has huge implications for the world.

Topics Covered

  • Bitcoin and Ethereum – Blockchain platform pioneers
  • New world of Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO)
  • Digital currency and payments
  • Cryptography, Mining and Proof of Work

Learning Objective

Explore the origins of fundamentals and how the technology will disrupt many industries.

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Blockchain Development Decision

Hours

10

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)


This course introduces you to the decisions related to a blockchain deployment. Blockchain is one of the most exciting technologies both improving and disrupting business and industries alike. In the determination of deploying a solution leveraging this technology, it is important to understand the available platforms, hosting, associated technologies, languages and security is paramount to the success of any POC or enterprise deployment. Corporate Executives, decision makers, stakeholders and blockchain developers seeking to align their efforts with the technology need to be aware of the various aspects related to this technology and its development. The pros and cons of each development decision will be illustrated and weighted. Non-technical students will benefit from the clear summary of implementation.

Learning Objectives

  • Identifying the decisions and participants in a successful blockchain implementation
  • Learn about various blockchain platforms – Open Source and Commercial
  • Understand the hosting and mining options
  • Awareness of associated technologies
  • Understand the primary programming languages
  • Determining the decisions surrounding the security of blockchains

Target Audience

  • Software developers
  • Corporate executives seeking to connect corporate strategy with this technology
  • Government executives looking to better understand blockchain opportunities
  • Supply chain managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Technology Enthusiasts

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Crypto Trading

Hours

10

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)


This Crypto Trading Course provides an in-depth understanding of bitcoin and the cryptocurrency marketplace. It is not essential for attendees to have any blockchain or crypto knowledge, however understanding the technology of Bitcoin and the blockchain technology offers a high value to those investing in instruments that rely on this technology.

Course attendees will learn how to begin, gain insight into investment in bitcoin as well as other crypto currencies, along with tops on how to manage these investments.

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Blockchain Regulatory Enviornment

Hours

15

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)


CLE Credit - NYS CLE Board (Reciprocity to most states)

11.5 CLE Credits - Areas of Professional Practice

This online course provides legal professionals the tools necessary to be part of a digital future. The course covers the current regulatory environment both in the US, as well as globally. Combing legal and smart agreements in one cohesive process will be another focus of the course. Techniques taught will allow legal professionals to combine their unique domain knowledge with real-world smart contract agreements, offering their clients the best of both worlds.

Prerequisites

  • No blockchain knowledge required.
  • Blockchain for Lawyers is recommended.
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Blockchain for the Healthcare Sector

Hours

10

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)


The Blockchain for the Healthcare Sector course provides an in-depth understanding of the impact of blockchain on the healthcare marketplace, medical records, billing and accounting. It is not essential for attendees to have any blockchain knowledge, however understanding the technology of blockchain technology.

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Blockchain for Accountants

Hours

10

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)


The Blockchain Accountant Professional program is intensive course designed to understand where business models and operations will be impacted by the introduction of blockchain technology. In addition to understanding the foundational aspect of this technology, participants will be learn how this technology is changing the operational deployment to their benefit. Those completing the program will understand smart contracts, consensus protocols, public vs private chains, use cases across different industries and business modules; as well as how to establish a business and accounting strategy to make use of blockchain.


Target Audience

  • Accounting Student (undergraduate and graduate)
  • Accountant - CPA
  • C-Level
  • VPs
  • Directors
  • Heads of Divisions
  • Partners
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Blockchain for Lawyers

Hours

15

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)

CLE Credit - NYS CLE Board (Reciprocity to most states)

7.5 CLE Credits - Areas of Professional Practice

The Blockchain for Lawyers course provides legal professionals the tools necessary to be part of a digital future. This Online self-paced course teaches the basics of blockchain and smart contract technology. Hands-on examples will demystify the phenomenon “blockchain” and introduce simple but effective strategies to make use of smart contracts today. The techniques taught allow legal professionals to combine their unique domain knowledge with real-world smart contract agreements, offering their clients the best of both worlds.

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Blockchain for the Financial Services Sector

Hours

15

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)

Tuition Price

$1795

Tuition Price with Externship Placement

$2495


This immersive Online On-demand course is designed for individuals who understand the basics of digital currencies, such as bitcoin, and the blockchain technology. The financial sector is the primary focus of the course, use cases and technology adoption. An understanding FinTech now leveraged by blockchain provides insights on new ways to transact, develop efficiency and implement within the current standards of the financial sector.

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Blockchain for the Supply Chain

Hours

15

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)

Tuition Price

$1795

Tuition Price with Externship Placement

$2495


This intensive Blockchain for the Supply Chain course is designed to enable supply chain managers and decision-making executives to evaluate their supply chain models and operations impacted by the introduction of this technology. In addition to understanding the foundational aspects of blockchain, participants will be able to see how this technology is changing the operational deployment to their benefit.


Topics Covered

  • The fundamentals of blockchain
  • An intensive introduction to smart contracts, consensus protocols and public vs private chains
  • An introduction to various blockchains use cases in the Supply Chain
  • Real-life use cases for different industries and different supply chain models
  • How to set up a strategy to make use of blockchain for your own supply chain needs

Target Audience

Senior management, key stakeholders, as well as managers, who operate in the supply chain area, will find this as a relevant course to understanding the disruptive impact of blockchain adoption. Additionally current students and recent graduates of supply chain programs will be well served to understand and adopt blockchain technology as they enter and industry ripe for improvement.

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Professional Career Tracks

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Career Tracks are aligned with the international certifications through the Blockchain Certification Association (BCA). Each career track includes a certification exam voucher and on-demand access for one year.
Career tracks are scheduled upon request. To inquire or request a career track, contact us here or give us a call at 531-622-4771.

Blockchain Accountant Professional - Career Track

Hours

50

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)

Instructor Led Webinar (monthly)

Tuition Price

$1795

Tuition Price with Externship Placement

$2495


The Blockchain Accountant Professional program is intensive program designed to explore where business models, operations and accounting will impacted by the introduction of blockchain technology. In addition to understanding the foundational aspect of this technology, participants will be able to see how this technology is changing the operational deployment to their benefit. Those completing the program will understand smart contracts, consensus protocols, public vs private chains, use cases across different industries and business modules, and lastly how to establish a business and accounting strategy to make use of blockchain.

Course Composition

This course is comprised of three Online OnDemand Titles and Monthly Instructor Webinars:

Delivery Course Length
Online Blockchain Foundations Modules 1-15
Online Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive Modules 1-6
Online Blockchain For Accountants Modules 1-6
Live Monthly Instructor-Led Webinar 12 Months
Blockchain Entrepreneur - Career Track

Hours

50

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)

Instructor Led Webinar (monthly)

Tuition Price

$1795

Tuition Price with Externship Placement

$2495


A blockchain entrepreneur is a business-minded individual who is willing to understand, develop and implement a new product, service or strategy leveraging the emergence of blockchain technology. Blockchain technology’s massive impact across all business sectors will provide an incalculable number of new opportunities, all at a fast hyper-competitive pace. Entrepreneurs taking this course will understand the basis of this technology, and will learn how to work with developers to build an enterprise grade solution for existing businesses, governments, and organizations; or one that will topple industry incumbents to become the next big thing.

Course Composition

This course is comprised of three Online OnDemand Titles and Monthly Instructor Webinars:

Delivery Course Length
Online Blockchain Foundations Modules 1-15
Online Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive Modules 1-7
Online Blockchain Development Decision Modules 1-8
Live Monthly Instructor-Led Webinar 12 Months
Blockchain Healthcare Professional - Career Track

Hours

50

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)

Instructor Led Webinar (monthly)

Tuition Price

$1795

Tuition Price with Externship Placement

$2495


The Blockchain Healthcare Professional program provides an in-depth understanding of blockchain and the technology’s impact on the healthcare marketplace, medical records, billing and accounting. Learners begin by gaining a comprehensive understanding of the technology, followed by learning opportunities and risks within the healthcare sector. The course concludes with an understanding of the available platforms, hosting, associated technologies, languages and security, which is paramount to the success of any POC or enterprise deployment. Healthcare Corporate Executives, stakeholders and developers seeking to align their efforts with the technology learn to weigh the pros and cons of each decision, ultimately to develop and articulate a non-technical summary of implementation.

Course Composition

This course is comprised of three Online OnDemand Titles and Monthly Instructor Webinars:

Delivery Course Length
Online Blockchain Foundations Modules 1-15
Online Blockchain & the Healthcare Sector Modules 1-5
Online Blockchain Development Decision Modules 1-8
Live Monthly Instructor-Led Webinar 12 Months
Blockchain Insurance Professional - Career Track

Hours

50

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)

Instructor Led Webinar (monthly)

Tuition Price

$1795

Tuition Price with Externship Placement

$2495


Blockchain is becoming one of the most exciting technologies that is disrupting business and industries, and insurance is an industry most ripe for disruption. The Blockchain Insurance Professional Program provides an in-depth understanding of the impact of blockchain on the insurance marketplace, outlined through the lens of the healthcare sector, and how records, billing and accounting will be impacted.


Participants will gain an understanding of the available platforms, hosting, associated technologies, languages and security is paramount to the success of any POC or enterprise deployment. Corporate Executives, stakeholders and developers seeking to align their efforts with the technology need to be aware of the various aspects related to this technology and development. In this course, we seek to present an independent view of each of these topics. Our approach is to share the pros and cons of each decision as well as a non-technical summary of implementation.

Course Composition

This course is comprised of three Online OnDemand Titles and Monthly Instructor Webinars:

Delivery Course Length
Online Blockchain Foundations Modules 1-15
Online Blockchain & the Insurance Sector Modules 0-4
Online Blockchain Development Decision Modules 1-8
Live Monthly Instructor-Led Webinar 12 Months
Blockchain Legal & Regulatory Professional - Career Track

Hours

60

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)

Instructor Led Webinar (monthly)

Tuition Price

$1795

Tuition Price with Externship Placement

$2495


CLE Credit - NYS CLE Board (Reciprocity to most states)

19 CLE Credits - Areas of Professional Practice

2.5 CLE Credits - Law Practice Management


This online course provides legal professionals the tools necessary to be part of a digital future by teaching the basics of blockchain, smart contract technology, and the current regulatory environment both for the US as well as globally. Hands-on examples and live coding sessions will demystify the phenomenon “blockchain” and introduce simple but effective strategies to make use of smart contracts today. This course will also focus on the combination of both legal and smart agreements in one cohesive process. The techniques taught will allow legal professionals to combine their unique domain knowledge with real-world smart contract agreements, offering their clients the best of both worlds.

Course Composition

This course is comprised of three Online OnDemand Titles and Monthly Instructor Webinars:

Delivery Course Length
Online Blockchain Foundations Modules 1-15
Online Blockchain for Lawyers Modules 1-6
Online Blockchain Regulatory Enviornment Modules 1-5
Live Monthly Instructor-Led Webinar 12 Months
Blockchain Supply Chain Professional - Career Track

Hours

55

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)

Instructor Led Webinar (monthly)

Tuition Price

$1795

Tuition Price with Externship Placement

$2495


The Blockchain Supply Chain Professional course is an intensive offering designed to illustrate where supply chain models and operations will be impacted by blockchain technology. In addition to understanding the foundational aspect of this technology, participants will be able to see how blockchain technology is changing the operational deployment to their benefit. Supply Chain professionals will understand the available platforms, hosting, associated technologies, languages and security that is paramount to the success of any POC or enterprise deployment. Supply chain managers, and professionals whose businesses are directly impacted by supply chains, are provided the framework and non-technical language in order to work with blockchain developers capable of deploying enterprise grade solutions.

Topics Covered

  • The fundamentals of blockchain
  • An intensive introduction to smart contracts, consensus protocols and public vs private chains
  • An introduction to various blockchains use cases in the Supply Chain
  • Real-life use cases for different industries and different supply chain models
  • How to set up a strategy to make use of blockchain for your own supply chain needs

Course Composition

This course is comprised of three Online OnDemand Titles and Monthly Instructor Webinars:

Delivery Course Length
Online Blockchain Foundations Modules 1-15
Online Blockchain for the Supply Chain Modules 1-8
Online Blockchain Development Decision Modules 1-8
Live Monthly Instructor-Led Webinar 12 Months
Blockchain Finance Professional - Career Track

Hours

60

Delivery

Online On-Demand (mentor supported)

Instructor Led Webinar (monthly)

Tuition Price

$1795

Tuition Price with Externship Placement

$2495


The Blockchain Finance Professional immersive online course is designed for existing finance sector professionals and students to understand digital currencies and blockchain technology, with a focus on adoption and use within the financial sector. Learners begin with grasping blockchain fundamentals and crypto currencies, before moving into crypto currency trading and a deep dive into the implication this technology directly has on the financial sector. Understanding FinTech, specifically blockchain’s impact and implementation of standards within the Financial Sector will equip current and graduating finance professionals with the necessary knowledge to navigate industry changes and gain a competitive edge.
The Crypto Trading portion of the course provides an in-depth understanding of bitcoin and the cryptocurrency marketplace. Learners gain an insight into the investment in bitcoin as well as other crypto currencies, along with key knowledge how to manage these investments.

Course Composition

This course is comprised of three Online OnDemand Titles and Monthly Instructor Webinars:

Delivery Course Length
Online Blockchain Foundations Modules 1-15
Online Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive Modules 1-7
Online Crypto Trading Course Modules 1-4
Online Blockchain for the Financial Sector Modules 1-9
Live Monthly Instructor-Led Webinar 12 Months
 

Full course description

Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency
Blockchain for Accountants
Blockchain for Lawyers
Blockchain for Financial Services & Insurance
Blockchain for Healthcare
Blockchain for Supply Chain