What you'll learn
This course will empower you to discover what the Metaverse is and what potential it has for you and your business or career. Our world class instructors and invited industry guests will help you to understand new Metaverse technologies and concepts such as blockchain, cryptocurrency, extended Realities (VR, AR, MR), decentralised ledgers, and the token economy.
The course will discuss ways to build your career or business using Metaverse technologies and covers the opportunities, challenges and risks associated with the Metaverse. You’ll also explore the disruptive potential of Web3 and its business implications.
Module I: Blockchain
We discover and understand how a blockchain works and use cases, including cryptocurrencies that power applications, platforms and whole virtual worlds.
Module II: Dapps and Token Economy
We continue our journey on Blockchain use cases, focusing on Dapps, token economy and the opportunities unlocked by Initial Coin Offering (ICO) through case studies and examples.
Module III: NFTs
We discover and understand what makes NFTs unique and their disruptive use cases. We discover together the process to create an NFT and where you can buy/ sell it.
Module IV: The Metaverse Part I
We define together the Metaverse and give many examples of existing ones. We explore the Metaverse markets numbers, use cases, leading players and investors. Finally, we set up a Metamask wallet and explore the Decentraland world to introduce and understand tokens and NFTs practically.
Module V: The Metaverse Part II
We introduce the concept of Virtual and Augmented realities. We understand that immersive reality raises concerns about digital identity, safety and fairness in the Metaverse. We will create an avatar and explore the immersive reality of the Spatial Metaverse.
Module VI: Web 3 part I
We picture the landscape of Web 3 as a convergence of the previously explored concepts and technology. We view the leading players and critics. We compare and understand the difference between Web 1 and Web 2. What can you do on Web 3?
Module VII: Web 3 part II
We will explore further the Web 3 landscape. But, before jumping into it, we will try to figure out what Web 3 will look like in 10 years and what technical and ethical problems need to be solved.