Course Title: Blockchain Strategy

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Blockchain Strategy

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

INTE2572

City Campus

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2021

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

INTE2572

City Campus

Postgraduate

620H Business IT and Logistics

Internet

JanJun2021 (All)

Course Coordinator: Dr Arthur Adamopoulos

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5782

Course Coordinator Email: arthur.adamopoulos@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.08.40

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment or by email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.


Course Description

This course introduces you to the principles of blockchains and their potential to transform industries and societies. You will critically analyse the application of a blockchain initiative to a specific industry or context and develop a strategic plan to make that initiative a reality. You will design a blockchain ecosystem solution that takes into account the key functional requirements, blockchain platforms, processes, logic coding and data storage, as well as non-functional requirements such as scalability and security.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

CLO1: Characterise the key concepts of blockchains in the context of their potential to transform industries and societies.

CLO2: Critically evaluate the value of, and obstacles to, implementing blockchain initiatives in business.

CLO3: Develop a strategic plan to take a blockchain initiative from vision to implementation.

CLO4: Define the key actors, values and components of a potential blockchain ecosystem.

CLO5: Design a blockchain solution that encompasses functional, technical and non-functional requirements.


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be encouraged to be an active learner. Your learning will be supported through various activities that  may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; online work; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing written work and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems. Links and materials specific to this course are available through the myRMIT Studies/Canvas Course site.

In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. Visit the RMIT library website for further details. Assistance is available online via our chat and email services, face to face at our campus libraries or via the telephone on (03) 9925 2020.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows:

Assessment Task 1: (30%)

Linked CLO’s: 1

Assessment Task 2: (30%)

Linked CLO’s: 2 & 3

Assessment Task 3: (40%)

Linked CLO’s: 4 & 5

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.

If you have a long-term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to the RMIT Assessment and Assessment Flexibility Policy and procedures.