Introduction to DAOs: Decentralised Autonomous Organisations
Develop your understanding of DAOs with RMIT University
DAOs (Decentralised Autonomous Organisations) emerge when people come together with a common purpose to coordinate using blockchain technology. They are an entirely new kind of organisational structure.
This four-week course from RMIT University will help you gain a solid understanding of the fascinating world of DAOs.
From the blockchain technology that supports them to DAO functions and how you can get involved, you’ll develop your knowledge of this emerging, disruptive, and exciting technology.
Through real-world examples, you’ll explore DAOs’ capacity to disrupt organisations across all disciplines and change how we think about collective action.
Unpack the types of DAO tools
To understand how DAOs start, you’ll be supported through the tools used to create and interact with them.
You’ll also learn how to communicate with others about DAOs to help you become confident in interacting and working with this new type of governance structure.
Explore the role of DAOs in the digital economy
Next, you’ll discover the ‘why’ behind DAOs. You’ll unpack their importance, what they can do, and their role in the digital economy.
By delving into different purposes of DAOs such as investment, collector, and protocol management, you’ll be able to find the one that interests you.
Discover the DAO community
Finally, you’ll be introduced to the DAO community. You’ll discover not only how you can become part of one but also how you can build a good DAO community.
By the end of the course, you’ll have the skills to confidently, safely, and effectively enter the world of DAOs.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explain The Concept Of A Decentralised Autonomous Organisation (Dao)
- Describe The Functions And Tools Necessary To Interact With A Dao
- Discuss The Importance Of Daos
- Explain The Opportunities And Risks Associated With Daos
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for those with some knowledge of blockchain and cryptocurrency and with an interest in DAOs.
It is suitable for any age and will be beneficial if you’re looking for a guided entry into the world of DAOs to interact with them effectively and safely.
RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub is the world’s first research centre on the social science of Blockchain.
We are an interdisciplinary team of researchers in economics, political-economy, organisational theory, law, sociology, politics and communications. We work on crypto-economics, business strategy and adaptation to blockchain technologies, mapping the blockchain economy, and identifying the public policy challenges that will hold back or accelerate this economic revolution.
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