Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Oxford Blockchain Strategy Programme

Build the future of digital finance with a blockchain innovation toolkit.

Course starts

March 30, 2022

Registration closes 5 April 2022



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Course starts

April 27, 2022

Registration closes May 3, 2022




Payment Options

  • Length:
    6 weeks


  • Language:


  • Effort:
    7-10 hours per week, online collaborative learning


  • Faculty directors:
    Prof. Martin Schmalz, Meltem Demirors

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About the Programme

Blockchain technology promises to revolutionise business by making digital assets cheaper, faster and safer to move and store.

The global blockchain market is growing at lightning speed, and will reach $19 billion by 2024, at a CAGR of 69.3% (Statista).


In this programme, you’ll learn how to develop strategic frameworks for blockchain projects that create real value for your organisation.


Take a deep dive into blockchain and cryptocurrencies – future-fit your business and your career.

Who is this course for?

  • Executives who want to use blockchain technology to create sustainable and inclusive business models.

  • Innovators looking to develop blockchain initiatives that drive business value.

  • Entrepreneurs eyeing opportunities to disrupt business models with blockchain technology.



Of global executives say blockchain, crypto and digital assets will generate new revenue streams in their industry


Believe blockchain enterprise solutions can scale for mainstream adoption

Get certified

On completing the programme, you will earn a prestigious certificate of attendance issued by Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

Program Benefits

What you will gain

  • Actionable skills, knowledge and strategic frameworks to help you get ahead of the blockchain revolution.
  • A deep understanding of blockchain technology and use cases so that you can develop successful blockchain strategies.

  • A powerful professional network of blockchain business leaders, influencers, innovators and fellow learners.

  • Increased professional credibility from earning a certificate of attendance from a world-renowned university.

Our Fanlist

Companies we’ve worked with

Our learners are professionals from prestigious companies from across the world. In the past, we have worked with companies like NASA, Boeing, MasterCard, Salesforce, HSBC and many more.

I now have a strong understanding of the blockchain fundamentals.


Conor Flynn

COO - Adaptemy

I feel as though I am much more capable to make a difference


Rasam Aliazizi

Strategic consultant


Course Content

Module 1

Examine the basics of cryptocurrencies, blockchain protocols and the open-source
software ecosystem.

Module 2

Explore blockchain technology applications and learn how to monetise them using traditional and emerging business models.

Module 3

Analyse the global blockchain stakeholders and their respective roles, incentives and organisational and competitive dynamics.

Module 4

Learn how global securities, data, privacy, anti-trust and tax laws impact the use of blockchain technology.

Module 5

Evaluate the risks and benefits of blockchain adoption, explore financing for blockchain projects and outline a business case for a blockchain solution.

Module 6

Analyse the entrepreneurial mindset of applying blockchain technology in the future.

Faculty Directors

Prof. Jinhua Zhao

Faculty Director

Professor, Institute for Data Systems and Society
Media Lab, Sloan School

Annie Hudson

Researcher, MIT Mobility Initiative

  • Employer Assistance

    Helping employees upgrade their skills benefits employers and employees alike as it’s the perfect way to build skills and add value to your company. Reach out to our course advisors to get a sample letter to send to your employer requesting tuition reimbursement.
  • Payment Options

    You may pay your course fees in one upfront payment via credit or bank card, or you may opt to split payment in two or three installments. UK, EU and international learners who are UK residents may be eligible for private student loans. Learn more
  • Course Recurrence

    The next presentation of this course starts on Sept 21, 2022.
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