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BlockChain & SmartContracts (Online Program)


Executive Education - Open Programs

Andreia Hidalgo 


Phone: (+351) 215 906 000

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4th Edition (online format): starts on March, 23rd 2022

Classes: Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Duration: 21 hours


Program Description

The “BlockChain and SmartContracts” program was developed through a partnership between CATÓLICA-LISBON and TÉCNICO+, with the goal to promote a deep, complete, and most of all applied perspective of these subjects. This 21 hour long program is divided into two parts, one for each school’s expertise.

The first part is taught by Técnico +, introducing and deepening the details regarding the different components of this emergent and very important technology. Secondly, CATÓLICA-LISBON, through the use cases as well as the way to develop business strategies, aims to have the potential to definitively transform the competitive environment in multiple sectors.


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  • Understand what is and what isn’t a BlockChain, specifically what a DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology) is;
  • To learn all the most important technological details of the DLT;
  • To know what SmartContracts are and how they will change the competitive environment;
  • To understand the advantages and opportunities of using SmartContracts in digital transformation;
  • To understand the limitations and what should be avoided whilst implementing DLTs;
  • To understand the various players in the development of the current distributed ecosystem;
  • To contact with the key SmartContracts use cases per activity sector;
  • To understand and know how to use the key analysis and strategic planning tools in a competitive ecosystem environment;
  • Aprender uma nova forma de pensar estratégia em eco-sistemas;
  • To learn a new way of strategic thinking in ecosystems;
  • To know how to develop busines smodels with SmartContracts and to test their competitive feasibility.

Paulo Cardoso do Amaral, Program Director, presents some insights about Impact on Competitive Environment:

Paulo Cardoso do Amaral, Program Director, presents some insights about Blockchain Investments:

Paulo Cardoso do Amaral, Program Director, presents some insights about The Impact on Market Balance and Confidence: