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The Bogotá government launches free online blockchain courses

April 28, 2020

April 27th The Colombian capital has launched a number of free online courses that cover a wide range of content on new technologies, including blockchain.

The “Bogotá Aprende TIC” program sponsored by the Mayor of Bogotá aims to strengthen innovation and develop a path to the future of new technologies in the city.

The content includes topics such as cloud computing, immersive experience, big data, artificial intelligence, event-based architecture, Internet of Things, gig economy and blockchain.

Blockchain course content

The Bogotá government launches free online blockchain coursesThe Bogotá government launches free online blockchain courses

The blockchain course At its base level, it will discuss its importance, advantages and disadvantages, the areas in which it trains with greater strength, its entry into the financial market and the use of Bitcoin (BTC). in the crypto sector and the effects on transformation processes in companies in the digital industry.

While At the intermediate level, students learn more about how blockchain works and how it works, with the understanding that “the potential has not yet been explored”., as stated by the Mayor of Bogotá.

The course lasts four weeks and there is no registration deadline as it will remain online indefinitely.

Although the initiative is aimed at people who live in Bogotá and are over 14 years old, Users can register for the course from anywhere in the world because it is completely virtual.

The Bogotá Chamber of Commerce will take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and host a free webinar on “Fintech Challenges and Opportunities” on Tuesday, April 28, at 10:00 a.m. local time (15 GMT).

The webinar was supposed to be an on-site conference, but was postponed as an online meeting because no major events can yet take place in the country.

Colombia’s current blockchain environment

Cointelegraph Español reported in February that 2019 in Colombia was a “favorable” year for developing blockchain-based solutions in the financial sector, according to a Koibanx report.

According to the company, several Colombian companies have been relying on the advantages of blockchain for various processes for several years, using the example of Qubit Labs and Ecopetrol.

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