Blockchain for the Supply Chain

Blockchain for the Supply Chain

Blockchain for the Supply Chain

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.

Certificate of Completion and BCA Microcredential:
This program’s completion provides you with a Certificate of Completion and prepares you to sit for the Blockchain Supply Chain Microcredential exam through the Blockchain Certification Association (“BCA”). You have two attempts to achieve 80% or greater on the assessment to achieve the credential. BCA’s AI Proctored Examination allows you to take the evaluation remotely from your home or office. The BCA exam fee is included with your program.

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?

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 8 Total Hours
  • OnDemand: 8 Hours
  • LIVE Online: 2 Hours+
  • Tuition: $249
Courses in this ProgramHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 HourLive Online Instructor Led
Blockchain for Supply Chain8 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Live Instructor AMA - bi-monthly1 Hours+Live Online Instructor-Led

Upcoming LIVE Instruction Dates

There are no upcoming events.

Course Objectives

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

Certificate of Completion – Blockchain for the Supply Chain – 8 Hours


No prior blockchain or computer programming experience is required. Prior experience in logistics and supply chain management is ideal. Recent graduates and existing supply chain management students are also well suited for this course.

Target Audience

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.

Sample Course Content

Module 1: Blockchain Overview

  • Blockchain 101
  • Crypto 101
  • Hashing & Mining
  • Blockchain Properties
  • Public vs Private
  • Consensus Mechanisms
  • Security Challenges

Module 2: Smart Contracts

  • Smart Contracts 101
  • Smart Contracts 201
  • Oracles & Legal Issues

Module 3: Supply Chains

  • Understanding Supply Chains
  • Supply Chain Pain-Points

Module 4: Blockchain for the Supply Chain – Agreements & Contracts

  • Blockchain for the Supply Chain
  • Agreements and Contracts

Module 5: Use Cases

Module 6: Regulation and Compliance

  • Regulatory Challenges
  • Compliance Challenges
  • 10 Blockchain Secrets


Bundled Certificate Programs Related to The Course

Certified Blockchain Supply Chain Professional

Program Info

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollment
  • Location: OnDemand & Live Online
  • Tuition: $249
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 8 Total Hours
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Additional Information

  • Module Quizzes and Knowledge Checks
  • Guest Lectures & Networking
  • Student Orientation
  • LIVE Online Instructor AMAs
  • Certification Exam Prep

Certification Competencies

Course content covers 25% of the Focus Area Certification Exam Competencies for the Web3 Certification Board (W3CB) Blockchain Supply Chain Professional Level 2 2023 Certification.

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Certification Tracks



  • AI Essentials
  • Web3 Foundations
  • Blockchain Foundations
  • Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Web3 Foundations Certification Exam 
  • Blockchain for the Supply Chain
  • Data Protection Regulation: GDPR, CPRA/CCPA
  • Information Security and Cyber Risk Awareness
  • Blockchain Enterprise Strategy
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Blockchain Supply Chain Professional Certification Exam