Cryptocurrency Primer Course
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With the rising trends of people around the world using cryptocurrency. It is essential to understand and know how Cryptocurrency works.
Cryptocurrency Primer introduce participants the basic concepts of Cryptocurrency and it is the first Cryptocurrency course in Singapore that is approved and supported by SkillsFuture Singapore & Workforce Singapore. This course will be delivered in two parts and participants will be taught a total of 10 main topics with 60 sub-topics.
PART A - THEORY
1. Introduction to Cryptocurrency
1.1 What is Currency
1.2 What is Cryptocurrency
1.3 Cryptocurrency Value
1.4 Why Cryptocurrency?
1.5 The Trend
2. Blockchain 101
2.1 What is Blockchain
2.2 Ledgers & Explorers
2.3 Smart Contracts
2.4 Proof Type
2.5 Singapore’s Blockchain Initiatives
2.6 Blockchain Start-ups
2.7 Blockchain Business Applications
3. Basic Cryptography
3.1 Key Terms
3.2 Hash Function
4. Cryptocurrency Fundamentals
4.1 History of Bitcoin & Ethereum
4.2 What is Bitcoin
4.3 What is Ethereum
4.4 The Ecosystem
5. Mining Essentials
5.1 What is Mining?
5.2 Why Mining?
5.3 Hash Rate / Power
5.4 Mining Algorithms
5.5 Mining Hardware
5.6 Mining Software
5.7 Cloud Mining
5.8 Mining Pool
5.9 Mining Farm
6. Wallet & Exchange
6.1 Types of Wallets
6.2 Wallet Address
6.3 Name Service
6.4 What is an Exchange
7. Investing & Trading
7.1 Investing or Trading?
7.2 Chart Basics
7.3 Chart Settings
7.4 Chart Reading
7.6 ICO – Initial Coin Offering
7.7 Why ICO?
7.8 ICO Breakdown
7.9 Getting Started in ICO
8. Risk Management
8.1 Common Pitfalls
8.2 Risks Mitigation
9. Commerce & Community
9.1 Faucet Websites
9.3 News & Media
9.4 Developers & Networking
9.6 Additional Reading
10. The Future of Cryptocurrency
10.1 Differing Views
10.2 The Crypto Fight
10.3 The Way Forward
PART B - DEMO/HANDS ON
PART A's Mini-Quiz/Contest
Creating Cryptocurrency wallet
Creating Payment Processor account
Making Cryptocurrency transfer
Creating Exchange account
Making exchange-to-exchange transfer
Making a trade
End of Course Survey
Couse attendance check-in will start at 8.45am. Course will start once there are 50% participants present.
Course intake: 5 to 30 (min 5 to start the course)
Part A will end around 1pm or during the lunch break.
Equipment: For Part B, participants are encouraged to bring minimally a smartphone or tablet as there will be hands-on in creating your first cryptocurrency wallet and trading account. As well as participating in our end of course mini-quiz.
F&B: Lunch refreshments will be served.
5 mins walk from nearest MRT Station: Chinatown Station Exit C
Climb up the stairs leading to 195 Pearl's Hill Terrace building's main entrance along Pearl's Hill Terrace.
Please turn left at junction between Eu Tong Seng St and Pearl's Hill Terrace. DO NOT turn in from Upper Cross St.
Refer to map: http://resx.co/map.png
Parking is available at 195 Pearl Hill Terrace at 60 cents per 30 minutes.
Registration & Funding
For SkillsFuture Claimants:
All Singapore citizens aged 25 and above can utilize their SkillsFuture Credit to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses.
This course is approved by SkillsFuture Singapore and is eligible and claimable using SkillsFuture Credit.
For SkillsFuture claim, please do not register via this channel: Please proceed to http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit to do your claim.
Refer to http://resx.co/downloads/SF.pdf for step-by-step course registration & claiming instructions.
Refer to http://www.skillsfuture.sg/ for more information.
For Online Registration:
Online registration are done via Eventbrite or Peatix.
We accept walk-in registration on course date itself if there is still vacancy. Cash payment accepted and physical receipt will be issued.
Course Cancellation/Withdrawal/Transfer Policy
This course is subjected to a minimum number of 5 participants for commencement. If the minimum number is not met, the course will be cancelled. For cancellation, a full refund will be initiated to course participants.
Withdrawal from a course must be made at least 3 working days before the course commencement date. A full refund will be initiated.
In the event of withdrawal which is less than 3 working days, 70% of the course fees will be refunded (less a 30% administrative fee of total course fee).
No refund will be given for cancellation received less than 1 day prior to the course commencement date.
Course transfer to another date must be made at least 3 working days before the course commencement date, otherwise it will be deemed as a no show and there is no refund. No additional fees is required to transfer to another course date
A - Mini Quiz/Contest
1st Place: $50 worth of Ethereum, transfer to his/her wallet.
2nd Place: $30 worth of Ethereum, transfer to his/her wallet.
3rd to 5th Place: 1 x Ether Card with unique wallet address, QR code & Private Key.
May the best Crypto Scholar win!
B - Discounts
Resx has partnered with a local 3rd party retailer of hardware wallets.
Course participants enjoy up to $10 off by redeeming our promo code for purchase of a hardware wallet thru the retailer.
SkillsFuture users enjoy a special rate of $88 using their credits to offset the course fees. Please refer to the step-by-step PDF on registration and claim process.
Friends of course participants will receive $20 off the course fees via a promo code given to course participants during the course. Applicable for the next course run only and not applicable for SkillsFuture rate.
C - Freebies
Course participants will have access to a shared dropbox after the course with $100+ worth of ebooks and useful files related to cryptocurrency.
D - Affiliate Programme
Join us as an affiliate and receive $18 cash for every person refer to our course.
E - Cryptocurrency Marketplace
Through our 3rd-party partner's service, course participants are able to buy or sell any Cryptocurrency instantly that are available in the current Cryptocurrency exchange.
F - Talk & Sharing
We constantly invite different external speaker to spend 10 to 20 minutes sharing on either financial planning, investment or cryptocurrency related topics so as to allow participants to gain insights on different areas and perspective as a value-add from the course itself.
For enquiries, please write to Q@resx.co or call +65 67177722 during office hours.
Participants will also enjoy lifetime Telegram support after the course.
The organiser reserve the right to cancel the event or change the date, time and venue or amend the course content or course fees and promotions anytime they seem fit. If there are changes to event details, participants will be notified via email.