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SUPPLY CHAINS NEED BLOCKCHAIN TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY AND TRANSPARENCY FOR ALL STAKEHOLDERS

The Blockchain for the Supply Chain course enables supply chain managers and decision-making executives to evaluate their supply chain models and operations impacted by introducing blockchain technology. In addition to understanding the foundational aspects of blockchain, participants will see how this technology changes operational deployment to their benefit.

Questions We’ll Explore

  • How are smart contracts used within a supply chain?

  • What are the current blockchain supply chain use cases?

  • What logistics companies are currently making use of blockchain technology?

  • How do IoT (internet of things) and blockchain technology work together?

  • Do supply chain managers need to understand blockchain?

Upon successful completion of this intensive program, participants will be able to:

  • Comprehend blockchain fundamentals;

  • Explain smart contracts and consensus protocols;

  • Compare public vs. private chains required for different blockchain solutions;

  • Analyze real-life use cases for different supply chain models

  • Construct a strategy to make use of blockchain for varying supply chain needs

MODULE 1

BLOCKCHAIN OVERVIEW

  • Blockchain 101

  • Crypto 101

  • Hashing & Mining

  • Blockchain Properties

  • Public vs Private

  • Consensus Mechanisms

  • Security Challenges

MODULE 3

SUPPLY CHAINS

  • Understanding Supply Chains

  • Supply Chain Pain-Points

MODULE 5

USE CASES

  • Use Cases

  • Use Cases (cont.)

  • Use Cases (final)

MODULE 2

SMART CONTRACTS

  • Smart Contracts 101

  • Smart Contracts 201

  • Oracles & Legal Issues

MODULE 4

BLOCKCHAIN FOR THE SUPPLY CHAIN – AGREEMENTS & CONTRACTS

  • Blockchain for the Supply Chain

  • Agreements and Contracts

MODULE 6

REGULATION AND COMPLIANCE

  • Regulatory Challenges

  • Compliance Challenges

  • Blockchain Secrets

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THE FOLLOWING TECHNOLOGIES PROVIDE SUPPLY CHAIN CAPABILITIES THAT WERE NOT POSSIBLE IN THE PAST: IOT, BIG DATA, BLOCKCHAIN, MACHINE LEARNING, DEEP LEARNING, AND AUGMENTED REALITY.

The Blockchain Supply Chain Professional program is an intensive offering designed to illustrate where supply chain models and operations where blockchain technology will have an impact. In addition to understanding this technology’s foundational aspect, participants will 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 paramount to any POC or enterprise deployment success. Supply chain managers and professionals whose businesses are directly impacted by supply chains provide the framework and non-technical language to work with blockchain developers capable of deploying enterprise-grade solutions.

Questions We’ll Explore

  • How does blockchain work?

  • What blockchains focus on the supply chain and what use cases exist?

  • What is blockchain governance in practice?

  • How are smart contracts used within a supply chain?

  • How do IoT (internet of things) and blockchain technology work together?

  • Do supply chain managers need to understand blockchain?

  • Who are the participants in a blockchain project?

  • How many transactions per second can existing blockchains compute?

 

Upon successful completion of this intensive program, participants will be able to:

  • Analyze real-life use cases for different supply chain models

  • Construct a strategy to make use of blockchain for varying supply chain needs

  • Comprehend blockchain fundamentals

  • Explain smart contracts and consensus protocols

  • Compare public vs private chains required for different blockchain solutions.

  • Capability to coordinate and implement blockchain solutions for supply chain stakeholder needs.

MODULE 1

BLOCKCHAIN FOUNDATIONS

  • Blockchain Background and Basics

  • Different Types of Blockchains

  • Consensus

  • Cryptography and Hashing

  • Smart Contracts

  • Blockchain Wallets

  • Pros and Cons

  • Public Blockchain-Based Applications

  • Blockchain and Crypto Regulation

  • Regulatory Reporting

  • Distributed Autonomous Organizations

  • Blockchain Today

  • The Trilemma

MODULE 3

BLOCKCHAIN DEVELOPMENT DECISION

  • Development Essentials

  • Platforms

  • Hosting and Mining Decisions

  • Associated Technologies

  • Development Languages

  • Security and Implementation Goals

  • Risk Management

  • Digital Transformation & Summary

MODULE 5

BLOCKCHAIN FOR SUPPLY CHAIN

  • Blockchain Overview

  • Smart Contracts

  • Supply Chains

  • Blockchain for the Supply Chain – Agreements & Contracts

  • Use Cases

  • Regulation and Compliance

  • Barries and Opstacles

  • Challenges, Goals, and Roadmap

MODULE 2

BLOCKCHAIN & BITCOIN INTENSIVE

  • Bitcoin Overview

  • Technical Limitations & Mining Introduction

  • Mining

  • Bitcoin vs Protocols 2.0, 3.0, 4.0…etc.

  • The New Database

  • Payments, Voting and other Use Cases

  • What’s next?

MODULE 4

KEY MANAGEMENT

  • Key Management Overview

  • Key Generation

  • Key Management and Storage

  • Risks

MODULE 6

INTRODUCTION TO THE AGILE BLOCKCHAIN

  • Agile Methodologies and the Blockchain Layers

  • Scrum, Lean, XP, and DevOps Methodologies

  • Agile Economics, working incrementally

  • Backlog, Sprints/Iterations, Velocity, Stories, Points, Working Product Increments

  • Events: Vision, Planning, Daily Stand Up, Refinement

  • Reviewing and Improving based on working products

  • Release on demand

  • The unique aspects of the Blockchain layer in the Agile strategy

Perfect Program For

Specific job titles that would benefit from this program include Director Logistics & Distribution, Business Analyst, Contracts Manager, Procurement Manager, Project Manager, Transportation Coordinator, and aspiring supply chain professionals.

Course Includes

Classroom hours led by an experienced supply chain management expert. 

 

Study guide with all slides and exercises.

 

100 multiple choice question exam (70% minimum pass mark)

About Course 

​​Pre-Requisites

          None

​Delivery Methodology 

          Face To Face

 

Course Language 

          English

Workshop & Exam Session Fee

          US$ 1,295

ONLINE PROCTORED EXAM

FINAL EXAM

Duration

Questions

Examination

Passing Criteria 

Schedule 

120 Mins

100 - Multiple Choice

Online From USA

70%

Last Day of Workshop

ISCEA CONTINUING CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Your credentials with the ISCEA make you an industry expert. Therefore, ISCEA requires that all its certification holders participate in continuing education to keep up with ever changing global supply chain body of knowledge and practice. You have invested time and money to obtain the ISCEA Credential. It is up to you to protect your investment by renewing your certification with ISCEA every three (3) years.

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