Tokenomic Essentials

Tokenomic Essentials

Mastering the New Economy: Discover the Power of Tokenomics

This course provides an introduction to tokenomics, the study of crypto token design and economies. Participants will learn the history of tokens, key concepts in crypto tokenomics, designing token economies, and the future outlook for tokens. Through examples and activities, this course will build participants’ knowledge to apply tokenomics concepts within blockchain projects.  

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • Total Hours: 2
  • OnDemand: 2 Hours+
  • Tuition: $149
Courses in this ProgramHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 HourLIVE Online (optional)
Tokenomic Essentials2 HoursLIVE Online
LIVE Instructor AMA - bi-monthly1 Hour +LIVE Online (optional)

Upcoming LIVE Instruction Dates

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

Understand the history and evolution of tokens

Explain key concepts like fungible vs. non-fungible tokens

Identify different types of crypto tokens and how they function

Learn steps for designing a token economy

Discuss the future outlook and role of tokens in decentralized finance

Certificate of Completion: Tokenomic Essentials – 2 Hours

Prerequisites & Target Audience

It is recommended that learners have:

  • Basic knowledge of blockchain technology
  • Interest in crypto assets and tokenization

Please note that this course is designed to be accessible to learners from diverse backgrounds, including compliance officers, risk management professionals, blockchain developers, as well as non-technical staff.


Questions We’ll Explore

What is the historical development of tokens and how has it influenced modern token economies?

What are the key differences between fungible and non-fungible tokens?

What are the various types of crypto tokens, and how do they function?

How can one design an effective and balanced token economy?

How will the future of tokenomics shape and be shaped by the world of decentralized finance?

What are the key factors that influence a token’s network effect and its valuation?

How is the need for regulatory oversight changing in the face of evolving token economies?

Tokenomic Essentials Course Outline:

Module 1: History of Tokenomics
  •  Origins of tokens and customer loyalty programs in the 1700-1800s
  •  Airline mileage programs as an early example of a token economy
  •  Explosion of modern loyalty programs using tokens
Module 2: Crypto Tokenomics 
  •  Defining tokenomics and crypto tokens
  •  Types of tokens: currency, equity, utility, security 
  •  Fungible vs. non-fungible tokens
  •  How different tokens work
Module 3: Designing Token Economies
  •  Steps for creating a token economy
  •  Key elements of a token economy
  •  Balancing technology and governance  
Module 4: The Future of Tokenomics
  •  Need for regulatory oversight
  •  Network effects and valuation
  •  Inflationary vs. deflationary token models
  •  Role of tokens in decentralized finance (DeFi)
Module 5: Summary and Conclusion

Course Info

  • October 26, 2023, 10 AM - 1 PM EST
  • LIVE Online
  • Tuition: $149
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 2 Hours
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Additional Information

  • Module Quizzes and Knowledge Checks
  • Guest Lectures & Networking
  • Student Orientation
  • LIVE Online Instructor AMAs
  • Certification Exam Prep – Blockchain Enterprise Advocate and Blockchain Financial Analyst Certifications

Certification Competencies

This course provides education toward two Web3 Certification Board (W3CB) Focus Areas Certification Exam Competencies. 

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This course is part of the following Certification programs.

Certified Blockchain Financial Analyst

  • Web3 Foundations
  • Blockchain Foundations
  • Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive
  • AI Essentials
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Web3 Foundations Level 1 Certification
  • Blockchain for Finance
  • CBDC Essentials
  • Fundamentals of DeFi & Primitives
  • Key Management
  • Tokenomic Essentials
  • Blockchain Enterprise Strategy
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Blockchain Financial Analyst Level 2 Certification

Certified Blockchain Enterprise Advocate

  • Web3 Foundations
  • Blockchain Foundations
  • Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive
  • AI Essentials
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Web3 Foundations Level 1 Certification
  • Blockchain Development Decision
  • Key Management
  • Blockchain Enterprise Strategy
  • Fundamentals of DeFi & Primitives
  • Non-fungible Token Essentials
  • Tokenomic Essentials
  • Understanding L1 and L2 Blockchains
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Blockchain Enterprise Advocate Level 2 Certification