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Diploma in Blockchain for Business

Starts on the 27th June and 26th September 2023
Delivered over 11 weeks
One class per week
Live online and face-to-face classes
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March Offer €850 €680 on this Course Today

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IBAT continues to train staff who work in a variety of different roles with companies such as AIB, Primark, Vodafone, Central Bank of Ireland, AXA, Irish Stock Exchange and more

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Why Blockchain?

Blockchain has emerged as one of the most exciting technologies of recent years.  Its applications to business have moved beyond finance to cover the wider business environment across multiples industries and organisation types.  The potential of Blockchain to disrupt existing business models, disintermediate trusted third parties, and cause fundamental change to the world as we know it have long been discussed.  Now, we are going beyond the hype and addressing the challenges and obstacles of Blockchain in a meaningful way, emphasising its tremendous possibilities for business organisations.  Deployment of blockchain is now among the top strategic priorities for senior business executives. 

This Diploma in Blockchain for Business will appeal to those from business and finance backgrounds who want to learn about how Blockchain can help in their work.  It will also appeal to those from a computing or technology background who want to apply this specific technology in business enviro 

You will also benefit from live sessions with our expert tutors teaching online in real-time, or face-to-face and in the classroom with you, so they will always engage with you directly, offering maximum flexibility with your time and how you learn.

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Key Facts


Both live online and face to face classes

Study mode:



27th June and 26th September 2023


11 weeks, one evening per week (6.30pm-9.30pm)




20% Discount for Online: €850 €680
and Face-to-Face: €1090 €872


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What will I Learn?

The Diploma in Blockchain for Business aims to provide learners with insight into the world of Blockchain, how it works and how businesses can benefit from it.  Emphasis is on what business people need to know about this exciting technology, and the considerable value-add there is in business from deploying Blockchain in an organisation.  The challenges and downsides of Blockchain are also addressed, giving learners a well-rounded perspective on blockchain technology. 

Tell Me More

On successful completion of this Diploma, learners will be able to: 

  1. Discuss how Blockchain technology works.
  2. Contextualise the practical social and legal considerations of Blockchain for business.
  3. Evaluate use cases for Blockchain from a business perspective.
  4. Analyse the processes and activities involved in introducing and using Blockchain technology in a business context.
  5. Guide an organisation through the adoption and deployment of Blockchain, addressing challenges and obstacles.

This course will cover the following areas:

  • Introduction to Blockchain: what Blockchain is, why it is so prevalent.
  • Opportunities, challenges and the disruptive affordances of Blockchain: the transformative power (both good and less good) of Blockchain.
  • The technology of Blockchain: the types of Blockchain (public, private), the core building blocks and how they work together, tokenisation and smart contracts.Blockchain & the world of finance: payments & settlements (inc cryptocurrencies), document authentication, streamlining processes.
  • Legal, regulatory and social considerations: privacy, security, regtech and compliance.
  • Digital disruptions with Blockchain: driving efficiencies, digital transformation, innovation and competitive advantage in business.
  • Industry use cases: business models, monetisation opportunities, business metrics
  • Blockchain enterprise adoption: evaluation of use cases, business processes, integration with existing systems, business modelling and design.
  • Blockchain governance: technology infrastructure governance, SCTrustNet
  • Where to next with Blockchain: AI, internet-of-things.

To be awarded the Diploma in Blockchain for Business you will be required to successfully complete a single project where students get an opportunity to apply what they have learned to a chosen business context.  

What is a Professional Diploma?

An IBAT Professional Diploma is a focused, short duration practical course that consolidates, upskills and/or reskills learners in a professional area. They are stand-alone qualifications  that do not lead to an award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

Career Direction


The job opportunities for Blockchain graduates continues to grow strongly, and positions are available in a variety of company types (from start-ups to established organisations) and industry types (financial services to education).  Graduates of this programme will have a starting point on the road to positions such as:

  • Blockchain Analyst
  • Blockchain Developer
  • Blockchain Advisor / Consultant
  • Blockchain Project Manager


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Digital Credentials
A Digital Certificate will be issued upon successful completion of a single project where learners get an opportunity to apply what they have learned to a chosen business context, in addition, you will also receive a Digital Badge.

What is a Digital Badge?
A micro-credential is a compact credential that verifies the achievement of a skill or knowledge gained. A Digital Badge is a visual representation of having earned a micro-credential which can be shared on various online platforms to showcase the earner’s achievement.

Why have a Digital Badge?
Your Digital Badge and Certificate can be shared on social media channels such as LinkedIn and Facebook. Digital Badges can also be added to email signatures, displayed on resumes or added to recognised achievement platforms such as Badgr, Credly and OpenBadges. These are a great way to communicate your knowledge and skills, and highlight your commitment to Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Meet Our Graduates

Online and Face-to-Face Options Available

You can attend tutorials Online or Face-to-Face, offering maximum flexibility with your time and how you learn.

Online Study

  • No geographic restrictions. Study wherever you are in the world
  • Lower fees and reduced costs on accommodation, transport etc
  • Flexible schedule and self-paced learning
  • Ideal for working professionals
  • Opportunity to interact with learners across the globe
  • Live sessions with mentors to address any student questions or queries
  • Access to all recorded sessions
Upcoming start date on 27th June. Apply now!


Expert Staff

IBAT is committed to providing students with high-quality education and an excellent study experience. To achieve this, IBAT’s programmes are taught by industry-experts and in small class sizes to ensure each student can ask questions and flourish academically.
Excellent Location

Our Dublin campus is based in the city centre, in Temple Bar. Dublin is a city full of culture, with an abundance of live music and many fascinating historical landmarks to visit.
Global Connections

Since 2016, IBAT has been part of the Global University Systems group. This has allowed the college access to an international audience in more than 60 countries. IBAT has also been able to extend the programmes it offers by working with GUS partners.
Student Experience

Our students have access to our state-of-the-art campus which is purpose built. IBAT also offers an extensive amount of student support to ensure you reach your goals.