Chicago, which hosts the CME, CBOE and many other investment platforms, is the financial trading center of both America and the world. So it is not surprising that the students in the region are excited to learn Bitcoin, which is a big part of the economy of the future.
Illinois finance, business and computer science students are very keen to learn more about Bitcoin and its underlying technology. In addition to these enthusiasm of students, university professors also state that they are ready for all the challenges they will face in order to provide this training.
The debate about crypto money in the recent times has been seen as a fun era, but now financial students want to improve themselves. Lamont Black, associate professor at DePaul University on the subject, says his students are starting to work on the creation of the Bitcoin class.
The Illinois Institute of Technology is preparing to open training classes on Blockchain this summer. Professor Gib Bassett, who is also the head of the finance department at the University of Illinois at Chicago, says he will be teaching Bitcoin for the first time because of student demands. Bassett relates, “They want to learn Bitcoin. Their parents tell our students that Bitcoin is the tulip balloon. But this is totally absurd because I have friends who invested three years ago and are now rich. There is clearly a phenomenon belonging to the object in this phenomenon. ” in the interpretation.
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Sarit Markovich, an associate professor at the Department of Business Administration at Northwestern University, “We are not too far ahead, but we are confident that we will not be back.” says. Markovich said he started talking about Bitcoin five years ago in class, but Bitcoin is very hard to fill the class for a private lesson, “At that time my students were interested in traditional banking. What they wanted to hear was not Bitcoin, but bank mergers and acquisitions. ” with words. But it adds that in 2017 more than 50% of students have changed their minds by saying they want to learn crypt money. Markovich also says he has received the necessary approvals for MBA students to create a class that focuses on this subject.
Andrew Miller, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois, says he is interested in smart contracts and is ready to teach. He says his students are very enthusiastic about entering into the field of financial technology.