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Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA) Certification Crash Course

Joe Holbrook

This training is focused on preparing IT professionals to successfully pass the Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA) Exam by the Blockchain Training Alliance. It is also a primer for Blockchain architecture and design principals. Topics that will be covered include Blockchain terminology overview, Blockchain deployment models, Consensus Algorithms, Blockchain use cases as well as Ethereum and Hyperledger blockchain basics required for the exam. This course will also provide insight into how to successfully study, practice and pass the exam. This course provides a concise study guide to help you prepare for the CBSA Exam.

What you'll learn-and how you can apply it

  • Understand the objectives for the Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA) Exam
  • Blockchain Architecture basics and advanced concepts
  • Choose appropriate blockchain systems for various use cases
  • Work effectively with both public and permissioned blockchain systems
  • Blockchain Terminology critical to know for the exam
  • Resources to help study for the exam

This training course is for you because...

  • You are new to blockchain technology and want to understand basic concepts of blockchain and what materials to study for a Blockchain certification.
  • Anyone who has interest in Blockchain technology and would be interested in obtaining the Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA) Certification
  • You need an introduction to the objectives of the Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA) exam in a concise format that provides study materials
  • You are an aspiring blockchain architect that would like to validate your knowledge with the industry leading blockchain architecture certification
  • You need to understand the use cases for blockchain and resources to help get started in the blockchain space.


Resources - Review the Blockchain Training Alliance Certification website
- Review the Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBSA) Complete Video course

About your instructor

  • Joe Holbrook has been in the IT field since 1993 when he was exposed to several HPUX systems onboard a US Navy flagship USS JFK. He has migrated from UNIX networking world to Storage Area Networking(SAN) and then onto Enterprise Cloud/Virtualization and Blockchain Architectures. He has worked for numerous companies like HDS, 3PAR Data, Brocade, Dimension Data, EMC, Northrup Grumman, ViON, Ibasis.net, Chematch.com, SAIC and Siemens Nixdorf. He also has been a contract technical trainer for HPE (3PAR), Hitachi Data Systems, Training Associates, ITPrenuers and Global Knowledge. Joe is also a widely published course author on outlets such as LinkedIn Learning, INE.com, and Pearson Safari

    Currently, Joe is the owner of MyBlockChainExperts and is based out of Jacksonville, FL. He is also a frequent conference speaker and blogger and technical marketer. Joe also accomplished the Google Analytics Individual Qualification(GAIQ) and has provided technical marketing guidance for numerous small businesses. Joe previously owned HPE Property Management for 10 years, which he utilized Google Analytics proficiently to take over the Reston, VA market before selling to a competitor in 2018.

    Joe is also a Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP), Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA) and Certified Blockchain Developer- Hyperledger Fabric- (CBDH), and avid Blockchain and Cryptocurrency geek. He also holds Industry leading certifications from Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Brocade, Hitachi Data Systems, EMC, VMWare, CompTIA, HP, Cloud Credential Council, Palo Alto Networks and numerous other organizations

    Joe is the author of “Architecting Enterprise Blockchain Solutions” Wiley October 2019


The timeframes are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing

Segment 1 Introduction to the Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBSA) Exam (30 mins)

Segment 2 Blockchain Terminology (30 mins)

Segment 3 Blockchain Deployments Models (30 mins)

Break 10 Minutes

Segment 4 Blockchain Use Cases (60 mins)

Segment 5 Ethereum and Hyperledger, Resources to review to prepare (30 mins)