Course Name: Beginner- Course 1
1. History of Money
2. Cashless, Credit, Debit
4. Creation of Bitcoin
5. History of Blockchain and Applications
Total Hours: 5 Hours 10 minutes
The concept of money has always been a powerful one. It is the basis on which the world's financial system is formed, and it is what powers our society's economic growth. Money has undergone gradual changes throughout the centuries. From the exchange of goods to paper money to cryptocurrency, the history of money is undoubtedly vast and interesting.
This course covers the essential basics, starting from the history of money to the history of Blockchain. When did the use of money start?
What are the different types of money?
How did paper money come into being?
How did we go from exchanging goods to get something to a cashless transaction?
What exactly is Bitcoin?
What is Blockchain, and how is it applicable?
We discuss all these questions and more.
Key Objective: The main object of this course is to help beginners get a grasp of this concept and take them on the journey to become educated investors.
The course is divided into five different modules for easier consumption of information.
Each module includes videos, infographics, or on-demand down-loads to help the students study.
Curriculum for Beginner Course
This course consists of the following five modules:
Module 1: History of Money
The course will begin by establishing a solid understanding of money. It will include:
· Understanding the main functions of currency
· Historical use of money
· Main forms of currency
· Introduction to the financial system
Videos: 1 (History and Evolution of Money) Duration: 10 mins
Duration: 1 Hour
Module 2: Cashless, Credit, Debit
The next module will expand on the evolution of money from its first known concepts to what it is today. It will include:
· Metallic Money
· Paper and Credit Money
· Plastic Money – Credit and Debit Cards
· Digital Money
Infographics: 1 (Types of Money)
Duration: 40 minutes
Module 3: Cryptography
This module will introduce the students to the concept of Cryptography and help them gain a firm grasp of its present uses. It will cover:
· What is cryptography?
· History of cryptography
· Types of cryptography
· What issues are resolved with cryptography?
Videos: 2 (Understanding Cryptography + Benefits of Cryptography) Duration: 10 minutes + 5 minutes
Infographics: Types of Cryptography
Duration: 1 Hour
Module 4: Creation of Bitcoin
Bitcoin took the world by storm some years ago. The very few who had seen it coming invested in it and became rich! This module will teach students all about Bitcoin and its history. It includes:
· What is Bitcoin?
· History of Bitcoin
· How are Bitcoin and Cryptography related?
· Value of Bitcoin Today
· What does Future Hold for Bitcoin?
Videos: 1 (Relation between Bitcoin and Cryptography) Duration: 15 minutes
Infographics: 1 (A look into the Price and Value of Bitcoin)
Download: 1 (Countries Where Bitcoin Is Legal and Illegal)
Duration: 1.5 hours
Module 5: History of Blockchain and Applications
The last module will explore the history of blockchain and its applications. It includes:
· Introduction to Blockchain
· Purpose of Blockchain
· Key Elements of Blockchain
· Benefits of Blockchain
· Uses of Blockchain
Videos: 1 (Elements of Blockchain) Duration: 10 minutes
Infographics: 1 (Potential Applications of Blockchain)
Duration: 1 Hour