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Blockchain use to improve business processes and create new lines of business is rapidly growing, and most business are likely to use blockchain technology. This course provides a high-level overview of key blockchain design principles and common implementation problems. This lesson does not get into blockchain programming, but does go over some key programming terminology and high-level issues that you need to be familiar with.

After an overview of the architecture of Hyperledger Fabric and the leading blockchain for business use, the course goes through 16 key blockchain design principles. Blockchain interoperability is addressed since most businesses over time are likely to find themselves using several blockchains. Then some common blockchain implementation problems are addressed.

Course Key Concepts:  Blockchain, Distributed Ledger, Information Technology, Process Improvement, Blockchain Applications, Private and Permissioned Blockchains, Hyperledger Fabric, Ethereum, Business Operations, Competitive Advantage, Blockchain interoperability,

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize basics of Hyperledger Fabric Architecture
  • Discover key Blockchain Design Principles
  • Discover options to improve Blockchain Interoperability
  • Explore common Blockchain Implementation Problems and ways to avoid them
Last updated/reviewed: May 24, 2022

Included In Certifications

This course is included in the following Certification Programs:

10 CoursesCertified Blockchain Applications Analyst

  1. Understanding Blockchain Technology and its Capabilities
  2. Blockchain Use in Supply Chains and Systems Integration
  3. Advanced Blockchain Business Applications
  4. Private, Permissioned, Business Blockchains
  5. Blockchain for Business Process Reengineering and Competitive Advantage
  6. How to Assess Blockchain Value for Your Organization
  7. How to do Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis to assess Blockchain Value for Your Organization
  8. Calculating Blockchain Application ROI
  9. Blockchain Design and Implementation
  10. Blockchain Advanced Uses and Future Developments

3 Reviews (11 ratings)Reviews

Anonymous Author
As noted by the instructor at the outset of this course, the content was more heavily weighted to technical aspects. Hence for my purpose, it was more of a struggle to maintain my attention. Overall good content and instruction.
Member's Profile
Great content, very informative. Well organized and clear.
Anonymous Author
Great course for novices. Well structured and presented.


Course Complexity: Advanced

Students need to know both how blockchain works and common blockchain business
applications. Completing the Illumeo courses “Understanding blockchain technology
and its capabilities,” “Private, Permissioned Blockchains,” and “Blockchain Application”
beforehand is highly recommended.

Education Provider Information

Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
Introduction And Overview
  3:29Introduction to Blockchain Design and Implementation
  7:43Hyperledger Fabric Architecture
  16:20Hybrid Blockchain Design
  14:17Blockchain Design Projects require Business Process Redesign
  8:32Focus on User Needs
  18:45Blockchain Implementation Issues
  11:23Some More Implementation Issues
  2:01Key Findings and Recommendations
Continuous Play
  1:22:47Blockchain Design and Implementation
Supporting Material
  PDFSlides: Blockchain Design and Implementation
  PDFBlockchain Design and Implementation Glossary/Index
Review And Test