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Workshops

The Northern Blockchain Group provides CPD accredited workshops for businesses across the UK at extremely competitive rates

Blockchain Taster Session

This workshop provides a taste of different aspects of Blockchain technology and development, without going too in-depth into one specific area. As such, it is perfect for those wishing to have a well-rounded knowledge of Blockchain. Attendees of this workshop may wish to continue onto one of our other workshops to gain mastery in a specific area of Blockchain development.

Length

Difficulty

Beginner

Half Day

Blockchain Basics

Smart Contract Development

Learn how to build, deploy and interact with smart contracts. Through the course of half a day we will introduce your team to the Blockchain technology, guide them in building out a simple Ethereum smart contract using Solidity, and then proceed to locally deploying and interacting with the smart contracts the team builds. This workshop is our most popular workshop to date!

Length

Difficulty

Elementary

Half Day

Blockchain Development Fundamentals - Tier 1

Foundations of Decentralized Application Development

Learn how to build fully decentralized applications. In this workshop, we teach your team the common workflow of creating smart contracts which are then interacted with on a decentralised application. You will learn how to build out simple Ethereum smart contracts written in Solidity, deploy them onto the Ropstein Test Net, and then learn how to create a decentralized application which will interact with your deployed smart contracts.

Length

Difficulty

Intermediate

Half Day

Blockchain Development Fundamentals - Tier 2

Professional Decentralized Application Development

This workshop follows on nicely from the Decentralized Application Development Basics course. In this we extend upon the concepts already learnt. Your team will learn how to build complex smart contracts using Solidity and learn how to deploy these onto the Ethereum Network. Then, attendees will learn how to build a complex decentralized application which uses IPFS to include large decentralized file storage capability in the dApps.

Length

Difficulty

Expert

Full Day

Blockchain Development Fundamentals - Tier 3

IBM Hyperledger Fabric Application Development

Learn how to build a simple Hyperledger-based Blockchain network from scratch. In this incredibly comprehensive workshop, attendees will explore the "flavours" of Hyperledger frameworks, obtain an in-depth understanding of Hyperledger Fabric, and learn how to build, deploy and interact with a Hyperledger-based Blockchain network.

Length

Difficulty

Advanced

Half Day

Blockchain Development Frameworks

Corda Application Development

Learn how to build a Corda-based Blockchain application. In this half-day workshop attendees will develop an understanding of how Corda works and its potential use cases, and then proceed to put this newfound knowledge into action by building out a Corda-based Blockchain application with the assistance of the experienced NBG workshop staff.

Length

Difficulty

Advanced

Half Day

Blockchain Development Frameworks

Libra Blockchain 101

Learn of the key concepts behind the Libra Blockchain and why Facebook believes this network has the potential to revolutionise the world's financial industry. You will learn about the major technical innovations brought by Libra as well as the potential future challenges faced by the network. Finally, become one of the first to learn how to make transactions on Libra's newly released TestNet.

Length

Difficulty

Intermediate

Half Day

Discovery Series

Blockchain for Business

Learn how Blockchain could apply to your business. In this half-day workshop, attendees will develop a strong understanding of Blockchain, learning about its history, some technical details, the advantages and disadvantages of Blockchain, and the existing use cases of the technology. Following this, attendees will be split into teams and engage in a Dragons' Den competition to come up with the best application of Blockchain in your business domain.

Length

Difficulty

Beginner

Half Day

Non-Technical Blockchain Workshops

Blockchain for Law

Learn how Blockchain could be applied to the issues facing the legal industry in the 21st Century. In this half-day workshop, attendees will develop a strong understanding of Blockchain, learning about its history, some technical details, the advantages and disadvantages of Blockchain, and the existing use cases of the technology with a specific focus on applications in the legal industry. Following this, attendees will be split into teams and engage in a Dragons' Den competition to come up with the best application of Blockchain in the world of Law.

Length

Difficulty

Beginner

Half Day

Non-Technical Blockchain Workshops

Accreditations

Certified Blockchain Expert™ Version 2