This course will let you in on the basics of cryptocurrency, from its beginnings and development down to the mechanics of its transactions and beyond. You will find out how cryptocurrencies work in real life, including its storage, security, and the services that can be used to facilitate the trade and transactions of such digital asset. You will also gain insights on relevant concepts like blockchain, wallets, and ecosystem. Once you have covered the conceptual foundations, you will be able to progress on learning how to join and navigate exchanges, make purchases, set up a wallet, and use different investment strategies.
The course is designed to help you develop the knowledge and competencies that will let you: (a) understand what cryptocurrency is all about and how it works; (b) identify different types of cryptocurrencies, wallets, and exchanges; (c) make sense of concepts and processes relevant to cryptocurrency and its trade and transactions; and (d) get ready to enter the cryptocurrency market and start investing in such digital asset.