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Every academic year KAMK organises a number of short-term intensive courses. Some of these courses are organised in cooperation with KAMK's international partner institutions. Course details will be published on this website. 
First Notes on Blockchain - Summer 2022
Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) organizes continuing education courses First Notes on Blockchain I, II and III, which are an introduction to blockchains with no previous knowledge requirement. These courses take place during Summer 2022. All the three courses are fully online, with free schedule for participation and they are in English language. These courses offer a gentle introduction to blockchains, mathematics of blockchains and coding of blockchains, along with some of the main application areas where blockchains are currently used. After each part of the course, a vlog recording is required to continue to the next part.

This is the second time this course is available. The first time was during Spring 2022.

The course is part of Powered by Blockchain project, done jointly by Kajaani University of Applied Sciences, University of Lapland, University of Oulu and University of Vaasa, offering a total 30 study credits worth of courses on blockchain. The project is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).

Powered by Blockchain project offers education on blockchains while developing a deployment model of blockchains for the participants. The project offers courses not only to the Universities’ students but also to adult and continuing education and companies. Cooperation between the universities enables the use of their individual expertise fields, developing new and innovative know-how over geographical and scientific areas. In addition, the interests of companies are taken into consideration while developing learning and utilisation of block-chain technologies.

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After the courses, the participants will have the basic knowledge and vocabulary of blockchains with the possibility to continue their involvement with blockchains, discover new applications areas and increase their understanding independently on blockchains.
For whom?
The courses are open to people living in Finland who are interested in blockchains, with no advance knowledge requirement on the subject. The courses require skills in independent work, a will to develop know-how and basic use of computers and video recording. No prior coding, technical or mathematical experience is required. The courses are held for maximum of 50 participants.
During the summer of 2022. The course opens for students on 17.5.2022.
Registering for the course

Registration period for this course is open until 3.5.2022. You can register for the course from the link below.

Register for the course


For further information:
Tommi Kauppinen
email: tommi.kauppinen(at)kamk.fi