Jake Ryan is a guest lecturer for the course “Contemporary Issues in Business and Management: Blockchain Business Applications and Analytics.”
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This course offers a general overview of blockchain assets and business applications, including the history of blockchain to date, a deep dive into how blockchain is implemented, and a closer look at how blockchain is changing the future of money, business, and the world. Blockchain technology offers many valuable applications spanning economics, enterprise, and entrepreneurship, particularly through asset management, identity verification, and data authentication. Students will explore the power and performance of digital assets, identities, and data through multiple use cases across various industries, markets, and communities. Through scholarly resources, guided research, case studies, field expertise reports, and industry guest speakers, students will learn the foundational business applications and advantages of blockchain assets and decentralized solutions.