null Certified Professional Course Blockchain a practical approach (English language)

Certified Professional Course Blockchain a practical approach (English language)
  • Managementwetenschappen
  • 5 EC
  • Vanaf € 1750
This course teaches you the fundamentals of Blockchain technology and the meaning of decentralized, encrypted data storage for companies and institutions. 

Voor wie is de opleiding bedoeld?

(For you?)
The CPP Smart Services is a practice-oriented program at an academic level. If you are looking for a mix between practice and theory and would like to put what you have learned into practice, this is the program for you.
The course offers great clarity and insight into the powerful mix of economic, social, technical and legal components that ensure confidence in the underlying blockchain. We discuss blockchain foundations, possibilities, challenges and technical and social problems. Students learn different innovation strategies and analyze business cases (best & worst). This course teaches you the fundamentals of Blockchain technology and the meaning of decentralized, encrypted data storage for companies and institutions. The course offers an overview of the blockchain: the advantages over previous technology, how transactions are stored on the blockchain, how blockchain mining works through consensus, private versus public blockchains, concepts of cryptography and smart contracts. Je leert over de kansen die blockchain biedt op het gebied van slimme contracten, proof of ownership, payment rails, immutable ledger, geldtransacties en micro-transacties.The course will demonstrate the application of blockchain technology in various areas including identity management, supply chain, real estate use and FinTec. In addition, the course covers technology platforms from blockchain, such as Hyperledger (IBM) and Interledger (Ripple). We delve further into the technology, the difference in blockchains, the questions that need to be asked before a process is started and what the process of developing a block chain application looks like.


(Study duration)
The module has a size of 5 ec and the duration approximately 7 weeks. Study load amounts to 16 - 20 hours per week. You will receive 6 months registration rights for a single module.


You can study the program independently at your own pace in the online learning environment of the Open University. You will receive personal support from a content specialist university teacher.


(Entry Requirements)
  • HBO (higher professional education) working or thinking level.
  • Some years of relevant work experience. 


(Registration conditions)
Please read our registration conditions first.


(Starting moment)
You can start at any time you want (after mutual consultation).


(Sign up)
You can register by pushing the red button "Aanmelden".
For a group registration or an in-company program, contact our Team Professional Programs via or T +31 (0) 45 - 576 2777.


(Price information)
The registration fee for the CPP Smartservices is € 6.495. It is also possible to pay in 10 monthly instalments of € 670.
The fee for a separate module is € 1,750 or 5 monthly instalments of € 370.
These amounts are all-in: there are no additional costs and the course is exempt from VAT.
Please note: The Open University Course Fee Discount Scheme (KCOU) and the Lifelong Learning Credit (LLLK) discount scheme do not apply to Certified Professional Programs.

Fiscale aftrekbaarheid

(Tax deductibility)
Do you pay the fees yourself? Then the costs may be deductible from your income tax.
In the Netherlands for private individuals a maximum deduction of € 15,000 is possible, with a threshold of € 250.-. For more information please access the website of the tax authorities and look for: study costs.


After successful completion of this module you will receive a partial certificate and after completion of 4 (separate) modules that are part of the Certified Professional Program Smart Services you will receive a diploma. This diploma can be introduced as a full specialization in yOUrMBA.


If you have any questions about the program or would like a free consultation, please contact our Team Professional Programs via or T +31 (0) 45 - 576 2777.