Understanding Blockchain Technologies & Applications: An Experiential Programme - HKPC Academy
Understanding Blockchain Technologies & Applications: An Experiential Programme
HKPC Building 78 Tat Chee Avenue Kowloon
Ms jade - 2788 5677


This experiential programme aims at helping non-tech professionals such as HR, marketing, sales, finance, or even senior management to gain a practical understanding of Blockchain technologies. With the use of experiential learning methods, participants can experience Blockchain in an engaging way for digital transformation in the ABCD+ era.

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Programme Highlights

The Blockchain Experiential Programme explores the issues of current internet model: lack of peer to peer trust and the issue of centralisation and see how Blockchain addresses trust issues.

Participants can learn Blockchain concepts step by step through experiential games:

  • Definition of Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)
  • Explanation on the benefits of decentralisation architecture that enables peer to peer transactions
  • Walkthrough of Operation in Distributed Ledger among Networks nodes
  • Explanation on Consensus Protocols that facilitate trust in decentralised architecture
  • Illustration of the concept of asymmetric key encryption
  • Public Key & Private Key
  • Highlight the benefits of Smart Contract that can eliminate 3rd parties
  • Explanation of the benefits of Distributed APP (DAPP) on Blockchain network


4 Aug 2021 (Wednesday)


09:30 – 17:00


6 lecture hours


HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong


Cantonese & English

Course Fee – RTTP Approved

HK$3,900* (may apply up to HK$2,600 subsidy)
* Maximum saving, with the final grant subjects to approval.
This course is an approved Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme (RTTP) with up to 2/3 course fee reimbursement upon successful applications. For details: https://rttp.vtc.edu.hk.

Member of HKRMA can get 10% off

Course Structure

AM session

1. Polling to bust the common myths and misunderstanding of Blockchain

2. The essence of Blockchain technology

3. Blockchain Experiential Activities – Boardgame and Debriefing

  • Understanding the fundamental concepts of Blockchain
  • Benefits of Decentralisation
  • Distributed Ledger System overview
  • Distributed Ledger in Networks nodes

PM session

1. Continue the Blockchain Experiential Activities using boardgame to learn the following concepts:

  • Distributed Consensus (Proof of work, Proof of Stake, Mining)
  • Cryptography (Public Key & Private Key)
  • Smart Contract
  • Distributed APP (DAPP)

2. Application Case Studies for different functional units and industries e.g health care, real estate, logistics, HR… etc

3. Group exercise: Applying mini-design thinking methodology to enable participants in small groups to come up with new ideas/prototypes that can leverage the understanding of Blockchain for innovation in their own industries/disciplines.

4. Homework and participating in social learning WhatsApp group

Programme Instructor

Dr. Andrew MA

  • Coming from a high-tech background, Andrew has extensive global management experience in diverse disciplines, including marketing, business development, strategic & product management, system engineering, and consultancy & training.
  • He is also recognised for outstanding academic achievements, including a Ph.D from School of Business and Leadership, with a research focused on cross-cultural & cross generational leadership, MBA; M.Sc. (Optical Communication); B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering); and BA (Economics).
  • Furthermore, Andrew is a certified trainer for The Potential Project CBMT (Corporate Based Mindfulness Training), qualified and accredited administrator of the MBTI, master trainer for MRG, and experienced in EQ related teachings and trainings.