The University of Tokyo is in the recent crypto news – for offering a blockchain course at its graduate engineering school. It all began with a $800,000 donation from a consortium that includes the Ethereum Foundation and the Japanese banking giant Sumitomo Mitsui.
Named “Blockchain Innovation Donation Course,” this class initially began on November 1st and will run through October 2021 according to the official statement by Mitsui. Among the other donors were Money Forward Inc., Zipper Corp., Hotlink Co. and other firms.
Obviously, the main purpose of this blockchain course is to educate the highly motivated and like-minded students who are outstanding in information mathematics – about the fintech space and the game-changing technology that underpins cryptocurrencies.
The University of Tokyo is prepared to nurture future blockchain entrepreneurs by teaching them about decentralized networks and the way in which they could implement them successfully.
Meanwhile, blockchain continues to be a hot field of study as many investors are putting away substantial amounts of money to promote its development and adoption. According to experts and studies, the technology could transform healthcare, banking, supply-chain management and the entertainment industry.
On top of this, many high-ranked business schools have added blockchain-related classes. From the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania to the Georgetown University Business School, experts and teachers are confident that blockchain can truly make a difference to our education system.
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