EXIN Blockchain Essentials

The EXIN Blockchain Essentials certification has been designed to create a basic understanding of blockchain and the business value of a cryptographic and smart contract solution. The certification covers the basic concepts of blockchain, the potential fields of application, the potential value for the organization and the technology driving the blockchain.


Certification information

  • Explain how a blockchain works
  • Explain the purpose ledgers have in a blockchain
  • Identify blockchain vulnerabilities
  • Explain the role of the public witness in a blockchain
  • Explain the role of decentralized autonomous organizations (DOA) and sophisticated smart contracts
  • Describe possible applications for a blockchain with regard to identity.
  • Identify the possibilities of combining a blockchain with internet of things (IoT) or artificial intelligence (AI)
  • Describe the role a blockchain can play in the supply chain
  • Explain what digital fiat currency and disruption in banking and currency are
  • Explain the use of blockchain technology for the protection of intellectual property right (IP) and providence

This certification is tailored to professionals involved in business operations in any domain, who are interested in blockchain as a cryptographic and smart contract solution.

Blockchain Basics
Blockchain Challenges
Applications of Blockchain
Blockchain Innovations

Introduction to Blockchain Technology – The many faces of blockchain technology in the 21st century
Tiana Laurence
Van Haren Publishing (November 2019)
ISBN: 978 94 018 0499 8 (hardcopy)
ISBN: 978 94 018 0501 8 (eBook)
ISBN: 978 94 018 0504 9 (ePub)

Key Benefits

  • Creates a basic understanding of the blockchain technology
  • Covers knowledge of an emerging technology that supports digital transformation
  • Training and self-study options

Details & downloads

30 minutes
Number of Questions:
20 (Multiple Choice)
Pass mark:
Open book:
Electronic equipment allowed:
ECTS Credits: