Introduction to Blockchain for Trade

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February 13 
February 27

This course introduces participants to blockchain technology and provides a basic understanding of its main features.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain blockchain technology and the different categories of blockchains;
  • Describe how blockchain can be used in international trade;
  • Decide if blockchain is an appropriate solution to a well-defined problem; and
  • Identify challenges to the adoption of blockchain technology.

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Participants who meet the course requirements will receive a Certificate of Completion issued in electronic format.


  • Module 1: Why Blockchain? [L509]
  • Module 2: What is Blockchain? [L510]
  • Module 3: How can Blockchain be Used in International Trade? [L511]
  • Module 4: Implementing Blockchain for Trade [L512]
  • Case Study Exercise