Digital University of Kerala (DUK) has announced the launch of an online “Certified Blockchain Startup Program” that would immensely help entrepreneurs and startups in sharpening their skills in cutting-edge digital technologies and setting up industries.
DUK, launched in February this year, will conduct this course in collaboration with Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad and Kerala Blockchain Academy.
The Program, is the first roll-out of DUK Prajna – an online platform for easy and flexible learning of newer cutting-edge technologies that will provide blockchain basics and how the technology is applied over different business verticals, including government, banking, supply chains, real estate, environment and health.
The 14-day virtual classroom training programme aims to equip individuals with the knowledge, skills and attitude to grasp and deal effectively with the issues, opportunities and challenges concerning entrepreneurship. It also provides requisite information regarding the key necessities for setting up startups in the blockchain technology sector. This will help individuals across the globe to demonstrate their expertise in entrepreneurship and realise their dream of setting up business opportunities in blockchain.
The first batch is to be launched on June 7 with a limit of 35 participants filled on a first-come-first-serve basis.
The course, which is to be conducted online by experts of EDII and the Kerala Blockchain Academy (KBA), will seek enrolment from students, graduates, business professionals, and aspiring entrepreneurs, who wish to establish their startups or expand their existing businesses in the blockchain sector.
The programme also analyzes the concept of understanding entrepreneurship, defining startups, developing own tech startup ideas, building the right legal foundations, startup marketing, branding, and fund-raising. The online instructor-led training is made accessible from anywhere in the world and takes a deep dive into the various use cases of blockchain, analyzing real examples of how different industries are executing the technology and improving their businesses.
The trained entrepreneurs will have tech-related information along with necessary entrepreneurial and management skills for setting up their startups in the blockchain domain.