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CBCA credentialed Business Blockchain Professionals exhibit proven knowledge and comprehension of all contemporary blockchain concepts, principles, applications and technologies. More importantly, they possess trustworthy skills and perspective for helping organizations implement blockchain strategies, initiatives and programs cutting across vendors, platforms and technologies.

Business Blockchain Professional

(Edition 2018 - CBCA-UBKF Ver 17-5.2)
Pre-registrations February 31 - October 15, 2018
*open only for first 1500 applications
Registrations October 16, 2018 onwards
Fee on or before October 15, 2018 US $920.00
Fee after October 15, 2018 US $1250.00
Fee includes CBCA Associate Professional Membership; Exam Study Kit; Certification Exam Fee; Certificate & badges + International Shipping
Fee excludes Local Taxes, custom's duty and other levies in the applicant's country - to be borne by the applicant
Online Learning Process starts September 4, 2018
Shipping of Exam Study Kit Starts November 6, 2018 for all applicants
Certification Exam Window opens February 15, 2019 for all applicants/registrants

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Enter Blockchain with a Bang!

Start your blockchain career sure by preparing yourself on blockchain’s most comprehensive curriculum and standards yet!

The BBP program covers essential concepts of every facet of business blockchains that impact their adoption in companies and also the application and technology development processes of software-makers. And don’t forget, successful registration in BBP automatically qualifies you for the prestigious membership of the CBCA Global Group of Blockchain Professionals – absolutely free!


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The Future Belongs To Young Blockchain Professionals

Several Industry reports have indicated Blockchain needs specially trained and prepared professionals.

Employers and clients today are increasingly seeking out specialists who can help them harness the power of Blockchain for powering their competitiveness, brand and business. Certified blockchain professionals are being elevated to high level roles and compensation packages and are at the forefront of innovation and technology disruption. The BBP prepares young talents best for high-value business blockchain jobs.


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BBP: Start-off sharp!

CBCA credentialed Business Blockchain Professionals prove they are not just the best bets for important entry-level positions; they are actually worthier for positions more senior. The robust UBKF standards positions the BBP certified professional at par with senior individual contributors in the blockchain industry almost anywhere on the planet.


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  • One BBP certified professionals come with relevant hands-on experience across a range of functions and roles including technology sales; technology support; programming; data analytics; software development; project management among others.
  • Two They are passionate about mastering Business Blockchain and want to gain a perspective both wide and deep, of how the power of blockchain can be harnessed by organizations. They aim to impact their organizations and clients through their skills and knowledge.
  • Three BBP certified professionals are usually those highly-spirited, adrenaline packed risk-takers, who want to catch a wave early and learn to ride it well by the time it has got wild and strong.

Widest Curriculum Coverage.

Sweeping across two dozen critical knowledge-areas split among six knowledge clusters, the BBP credential covers all what a blockchain professional needs to know to be able to perform best in the toughest of roles.

The BBP curriculum includes knowledge clusters on blockchain concept fundamentals; concept & structure of cryptocurrency; blockchain application fundamentals; leveraging blockchain in business; business blockchain use-cases and managing a business blockchain project.


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Register 24X7. Online.

Access to the entire application process for the BBP is online, making it convenient for applicants to register anytime, anywhere and from any device.

Simple and convenient process, applicants can even make their payments online and schedule their BBP assessment according to their convenience. The BBP Learning Deck is shipped to the applicant’s registered address after the registration is complete and the fee has been paid. (Please note: Those who have pre-registered need not register again, and if they have paid their fee, their Study Kits will start shipping from November 6, 2018)


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The World’s Most Comprehensive Learning Deck

BBP applicants, as a part of their assessment preparation process, receive the BBP Learning Deck – an integrated set of individual learning resources which also serves as the official preparation kit for the BBP certification.

The BBP Learning Deck comprises both print and electronic resources elucidating the complete BBP credentialing process as well as the latest on CBCA certification standards. The BBP Learning Deck is provided exclusively and complimentary to BBP registrants.


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The BBP Digital Badge

The BBP is digitally badged by CredBadge, using its secure, proprietary badging technology.

The BBP not only maximizes your profile visibility through social sharing, but it also adds distinction to your profile, being individually verifiable by a prospective employer or client.


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The Candidacy Tracks
Ways to Become a BBP

The following table summarizes the specifics of what it takes to become a BBP. There are FOUR convenient tracks – For students/ professionals with different levels of formal education and experience to earn a BBP!

  • Minimum Qualification Required
    Applicants should have a good understanding of at least the basics of how blockchain impacts business and life today. They should have completed a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Business/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Accounting/ Finance or in any other discipline connected to the business blockchain space.

    Minimum Work Experience
    Ideal applicants under this track would have an exposure of 2 years or more to projects on business automation; database integration; or web-solutions development, or to similar roles with proficiency in working through computer and web-based tools and software commonly used in business, finance and operations today.

  • Minimum Qualification Required
    Applicants under this track are aware of basics of business information system and the blockchain architecture. They should have completed a Master's Degree from an accredited institution in Business/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Accounting/ Finance or in any other discipline connected to the business blockchain space.

    Minimum Work Experience
    Though work experience is not mandatory under this track, applicants are expected to have at least a theoretical exposure to the blockchain use-cases and application framework for business, and they should be aware of the methods of automating business processes using commonly used web, analytics and database technologies.

  • Minimum Qualification Required
    Applicants under this track have to be students of a Bachelor’s Degree program in - or alumni of - any of the CBCA-recognized institutions with a major in Business/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Accounting/ Finance or any in other discipline that connects with the business blockchain or crypto-currency space.

    Minimum Work Experience
    Though work experience is not mandatory under this track, applicants are expected to have at least a theoretical exposure to the basics of how professionals handle projects on business automation; database integration; or web-solutions development, with proficiency in working through computer and web-based tools commonly used today.

  • Minimum Qualification Required
    There is no prescribed formal qualification for this track, as it is for entrepreneurial and self-taught professionals who now desire to build a more solid, formal and wider base of knowledge and skills to prepare themselves better for more exciting and challenging opportunities in the emerging blockchain-powered global economy.

    Minimum Work Experience
    Ideal applicants would have an exposure of at least 5 years in managing projects on business automation; database integration; or web-solutions development, or to similar roles with proficiency in working through spreadsheets, computer and web-based tools and software commonly used in business today.

Becoming a Credentialed BBP
The Roadmap

The roadmap to being a BBP covers six simple steps. Covering these milestones in sequence will ensure that your entire Certification process is smooth. Feel free to Contact Us for any further information you may need at any time

The BBP Certification Process

  • Check Eligibility Requirements

    All CBCA certifications mandate you to meet certain educational and work experience requirements to become eligible. The requirements for each CBCA certification is unique, so before proceeding, check if you satisfy the minimum eligibility requirements for the BBP Certification, you wish to apply for. It is recommended that you keep this information handy as it will be required while filling up your online pre-registration application.

  • Fill Online Pre-Registration Application

    Once you have satisfied the BBP eligibility requirements, it is time to pre-register. Start the pre-registration process by creating your myCBCA account. Before proceeding, check if you QualiFLY for BBP Certification. QualiFLY essentially relaxes the minimum eligibility requirements, based on your education and work experience. Complete the BBP online pre-registration application form. Once you have submitted the online pre-registration application and made a successful payment of the fee, you will immediately receive an acknowledgement response email with instructions for the next steps.

  • Validation

    An internal check is conducted to validate your credentials against the prescribed candidacy prerequisites for earning the BBP Certification.

  • BBP Certification Preparation Material

    The pre-registered applicants can start their online learning from September 4, 2018. The BBP Learning Deck is shipped to the applicant’s registered address after the registration/ pre-registration is complete and the fee has been paid. Those who have pre-registered need not register again, and if they have paid their fee, their Study Kits will start shipping from November 6, 2018.

  • Taking the BBP Certification Exam

    All BBP registrants go through an immersion period to help them orient completely and build their conceptual foundations in Blockchain Technology. You can schedule your BBP exam any time after February 15, 2019 once this immersion period is over. In fact, you also get an additional 135-days to plan for and take your BBP exam.

  • Award

    If you qualify the BBP certification exam and meet other conditions laid down by the CBCA Professional Certifications Board (CPCB), you are recommended for the award of BBP Credential and the BBP Digital Badge is immediately issued to you. You can expect the shipment of the physical credential pack to reach you within 3 to 4 weeks from the date of the credential- award.

The BBP Learning & Exam Coverage Overview

The BBP Learning Deck is primarily intended as a career growth accelerator and contains specialized resources for skills and insights that credentialed professionals would need to move into senior positions as individual contributors or team managers.

This Learning Deck contains reference, learning and exam preparation material aligned to the CBCA Unified Blockchain Knowledge Framework (UBKF).


Examination Coverage Information

Blockchain Concept Fundamentals

10%
  • The Blockchain concept

  • Brief History of Blockchain

  • Blockchain Vs Traditional Data Processing approaches

  • Blockchain vs. Distributed Ledger Technology

  • Distinguishing characterstics of Blockchain

  • Blockchain as a Business

  • The Cryptocurrency attraction

  • Blockchain Advantages
    (Provenance, Consensus, Security, High Availability, Finality, Immutability)

  • Challenges of Blockchain

  • Money Laundering & Cryptocurrencies

  • Global Blockchain Environment

  • Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies

  • Fundamentals of Smart Contracts

  • Fundamentals of Decentralized Applications

  • Private vs Public Blockchain

  • Concept of Business Blockchain

Concept & Structure of Cryptocurrency

10%
  • Cryptocurrency concepts and principles

  • Economic & Money value of Cryptocurrencies

  • Characteristics of a cryptocurrency

  • Types of Cryptocurrencies & Important Platforms

  • Specialty Cryptocurrencies

  • Cryptocurrency Applications and Use Cases

  • Token Sales Models

Blockchain Application Fundamentals

18%
  • Blockchain's P2P nature

  • Blockchain Essentials for crypto-investment professionals

  • Basic process of Blockchain transaction execution

  • The concepts of Conflicts, Consensus and Resolution

  • Determining when to use a Blockchain

  • Concept of Blockchain mining

  • Basics of the Mining process

  • Understanding Blockchain Security

  • Setting up a Private Blockchain

  • Essentials of Hyperledger Iroha

  • Essentials of Hyperledger Sawtooth

  • Essentials of Hyperledger Fabric

  • Overview of Common Blockchain Technologies
    (Ethereum, MultiChain, Hyperledger, Stratis)

Leveraging Blockchain In Business

20%
  • Features & Characterstics of Business Blockchain

  • Business Value of Blockchain Technology

  • Distributed Consensus Ledgers in Business

  • Adapting & Implementing Blockchain in Business

  • AML, KYC, CFT and Other Financial Regulations

  • Blockchain-as-a-Service
    (Microsoft Azure, IBM Bluemix)

  • Blockchain and Public Key Cryptography

  • Strategies for Investing in Blockchain Technology

Business Blockchain Use-Cases

17%
  • Use Cases: Supply-chain
    (Vendor Payment, Inventory Management, Asset Tracking, Regulatory Audit & Security)

  • Use Cases: Manufacturing
    (Raw Material Tracking, Invoice & Receipt Management, Production Tracking, Regulatory Audit & Security)

  • Use Cases: Healthcare Record Keeping
    (Health Record Management, Hospital Supply Tracking & Tracing, Faster Claim Settlement, Administrative & Regulatory Audit, Equipment tracking, Clinical Trials Record Keeping)

  • Use Cases: Music & Entertainment Industry
    (Proof-of-Existence, Digital Copyright, Proof-of-Ownership)

Managing a Business Blockchain Project

25%
  • Typical Process of Blockchain Implementation

  • Assessing Suitability of Blockchain for a Business/ organization

  • Determining Blockchain Platform & Technology Options

  • Defining the Blockchain Strategy for Business

  • Organizing Team for Blockchain Implementation

  • Hiring Human Resources for Blockchain implementation

  • Generating Proof of Concept

  • Rolling out the project

The BBP Credential Case

The BBP credential pack, a symbol of professional excellence and achievement in the emerging field of Blockchain, is provided separately and complimentary to all awarded BBP certification holders. The package includes a personalized BBP certificate, a BBP designation pin, and the globally standardized CBCA Code of Ethics Booklet.

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