Course Description

Join Duke University in exploring the rapidly growing field of Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Infrastructure. This course offers a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and technologies that underpin the decentralized financial ecosystem. Through a combination of lectures, case studies, and hands-on projects, you will gain a deep understanding of the fundamentals of blockchain, cryptography, and FinTech. You will also learn about the algorithms and protocols that enable decentralized finance and how they are used to create innovative financial products and services. In addition, this course will cover the role of decentralized finance in traditional finance and banking, as well as the potential impact on payment systems and data mining. You will also explore the complex regulatory and compliance landscape surrounding DeFi and the importance of risk management in this space. By the end of this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to navigate the world of decentralized finance and be able to analyze and evaluate different DeFi projects. This course is designed for beginners, so no prior knowledge of DeFi