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Week 3 summary

Congratulations on completing week 3 of Decentralised Finance: Blockchain, Ethereum, and The Future of Banking! You have now explored borrowing and lending applications in DeFi and experienced some of the …

Week 2 summary

Congratulations on completing week 2 of Decentralised Finance: Blockchain, Ethereum, and The Future of Banking! You have now performed some key tasks in DeFi. By completing this week, you should …

Week 1 summary

Congratulations! You have completed week 1 of Decentralised Finance: Blockchain, Ethereum, and The Future of Banking. By completing this week, you should now be better able to: define key DeFi …

What are the crypto valuation risks?

In addition to the lack of generally accepted valuation models that make valuation and pricing of crypto-assets difficult – adding to volatility and investment uncertainty – there are other risks …

Liquidity pools in practice

Now that we understand the important role that liquidity pools play in DeFi, let’s explore how we can get involved, specifically by becoming a liquidity provider. Watch Dr Darcy Allen …

Dangerous games

In order to safely navigate the DeFi world, it is important to understand the dangers that you might encounter. Watch Associate Professor Chris Berg and Professor Sinclair Davidson discuss some …

What are liquidity pools?

In financial markets such as foreign exchange markets, stock markets, bond markets, there needs to be some mechanism for providing liquidity so that trade in the asset can take place. …

Week 4 Introduction

In this final week of the course, we will discuss the tools and knowledge that will help you explore the DeFi world going forward. Watch Professor Jason Potts and Associate …

Week 3 Introduction

Welcome to Week 3! Now that we have performed some hands-on DeFi tasks in Week 2, we will turn our attention to the ways we can put our tokens to …

Week 2 introduction

Now that we have the basic DeFi knowledge provided in Week 1, it’s time to take a hands-on approach to DeFi. Watch Professor Jason Potts and Associate Professor Chris Berg …

DeFi disruptions

One of the exciting things about DeFi is how disruptive it is to traditional financial markets. Watch as Professor Jason Potts discusses some of these disruptions with Dr. Imon Palit. …

Benefits of Smart contracts

Now that we have a better understanding of what smart contracts are and how they work, let’s explore the benefits they provide. Watch Professor Jason Potts speak with Dr. Aaron …

Week one introduction

Welcome to week one of the Decentralised Finance: Blockchain, Ethereum, and The Future of Banking course. This week we will focus on demystifying the world of DeFi. Watch Associate Professor …

Course Introduction

Welcome to Decentralised Finance: Blockchain, Ethereum, and The Future of Banking. This online course is brought to you by the RMIT University Blockchain Innovation Hub. During this course, you will …

How does DeFi work?

Decentralised Finance, or DeFi for short, represents a system of financial products built on top of decentralised and open-source blockchains. As opposed to centralised finance there are no central authorities …