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XLRI | Executive Development Program in Blockchain for Senior Managers

Gain understanding of a global phenomenon!

Course Snapshot
  • FeeINR 1,15,000 + GST
  • Work Experience10 - 30 Years
  • Duration5 Months
  • Delivery MethodOnline
Course Detail

Program Overview

The Executive Development Program in Blockchain intends to equip mid and senior managers with the relevant and requisite knowledge about Blockchain, one of the most disruptive technologies today, and various known use cases of Blockchain in industry. This will enable participants to make a strategic choice of whether, where and how to implement Blockchain in their industry and derive business benefits from such implementation. This Program will also provide participants with knowledge to assess the challenges in implementing Blockchain and suggest means to overcome such challenges.

While the participants will be given an exposure to the technology backbone of Blockchain, the core objective of this program is to critically evaluate the applicability of Blockchain in various use cases in industry, possible benefits and challenges around such implementation.

This program covers the fundamental concepts around Blockchain, different industry use cases, present challenges around its implementation and future of Blockchain. The program also provides exposure to the basic technology around Blockchain without delving deeper into it.

Program Features

- Get certified from XLRI
- 3 Day On-campus Immersion Module
- Capstone project
- Application-oriented Understanding of Blockchain
- Apply Blockchain in your Organization
Learn to identify potential use of Blockchain in your organization
- Hands-on Experience of Popular Blockchain Platforms

Who Should Attend

Mid and senior level managers from functions like operations, finance, supply chain, marketing, sales and HR across industry domains like manufacturing, financial services, communication, government and public services

Course Schedule

Course Commencement: 02 May 2020
Duration: 5 Months
Schedule of Classes: 1.5 Hours every Thursday & Sunday from 07:30 p.m. to 09.00 p.m. IST.

Desired Candidate Profile


- For Indian Participants: Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline.
- For International Participants: Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country.
- Proficiency in English, spoken & written, is mandatory.

Work Experience

- Working professionals with a minimum of 10 years of total experience of which at least 3 years must be in a managerial role

Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency
Module 3: Blockchain Characteristics
Module 4: Blockchain Maths
Module 5: Blockchain Technology
Module 6: Blockchain Applications
Module 7: Blockchain in Supply Chain and Manufacturing
Module 8: Blockchain in Fintech
Module 9: Blockchain in Healthcare
Module 10: Blockchain in Government and Public Service
Module 11: Leadership in Blockchain Era
Module 12: Capstone Project