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

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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.

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 November 2021 (Thursday)


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

Award of Certificate

Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participants who have attended all lessons.

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.