Blockchain Business Professional Certification digital badge from the Blockchain Certification Association

Blockchain Business Professional Certification

Exam Cost: $150.00 USD
Number of Questions: 75 Questions
Pass Score: 70%
Time Allotted: 90 minutes to complete exam
Exam Language: English
Voucher Expiration Date: One Year from Purchase
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BCA Certifications are the independent method for validating your blockchain credentials with specific market knowledge.  

The Certified Blockchain Business Professional exam tests your knowledge of blockchain basics, development decisions, and business strategy.

This exam is intended for business professionals and current higher education students who have completed formal comprehensive blockchain training.

This is not an industry specific assessment so individuals of all business backgrounds are encouraged to complete training and register for this exam. 

Blockchain and DLT origins and history

What can and cannot be done with data on a blockchain

Basic understanding of different types of cryptography 

Private and Public Key functionality and purpose

Firm grasp of hashing 

Understanding the importance of a consensus mechanism, and how it works. 

Differences between Proof of Work and Proof of Source

Differing types of wallets, how they work and security implications 

Smart Contract basics

Transaction capabilities of existing blockchains

Benefits and drawbacks of this technology

Decentralization implications and regulation

Identifying the decisions and participants in a successful blockchain implementation

Existing blockchain platforms – Open Source and Commercial

Types of information that should not go on a blockchain

Blockchain platform decisions related to transaction speed 

Types of consensus mechanisms

Blockchain regulators roles for a business network

Implementation, documentation, and application development

Consortium blockchains and Sidechains

Business decisions on private vs public blockchains

Permissioned vs Permissionless business decisions 

Disintermediation and industry implications. 

Official scores for exams come immediately following the exam. A passing score is 70%. Exam results are reported PASS/FAIL and you will be provided your percentage. Blockchain Certification Association does not report scores on individual items, nor will it provide additional information upon request.

  • Students are allowed to retake the test one time at no additional cost.
  • Applicants who wish to retake the test beyond the 1 additional time, must purchase a new voucher.
  • A student who has passed a certain exam may not take the same exam (defined as an exam of the same version with the same exam number) again within 12 months of when the exam was passed. A student who wishes to take the exam again in order to re-certify may do so after the 12-month period.

To take any BCA exam, an applicant must provide photo Identification at the start of any exam.

Any applicant that is unwilling or unable to provide a valid government issued ID will not be allowed to take the assessment.

You can register to take the exam here on the BCA website. 

Please use your Legal name as displayed on your government issued IDs. Your first name, last name, the use or not of a middle initial, and your email address must match exactly in these two profiles. Please also use your personal email address as your primary address.

How frequently is the exam updated?

Blockchain Certification Association conducts a quarterly review of all exams.  Based on that review, we can modify them quarterly.  However, our policy is to modify them at a minimum annually.

Will I need to update my certification?

Each certification has a term of 2-years from the date of passing the exam.  However, with a fast changing market, the value of the certification is subject to change.

I did not received my certificate?  How can I access it online?

If you pass your exam, you can immediately access your certificate.  In the event that you lose your certificate, you can login and print a new copy of it.

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