Bitcoin Essentials

In the 2 days of our Bitcoin Essentials course, you will learn what nodes are, how mining works, how public / private key cryptography works, how addresses are built and everything else for a solid understanding of Bitcoin.
This course is the perfect introduction to Bitcoin. It also provides the necessary knowledge for our Bitcoin Masterclass.

Next course: 14 – 15 November 2024


  • Comprehensive Understanding: Gain a solid foundation in Bitcoin, including how nodes, mining, and public/private key cryptography work.
  • Practical Skills: Learn to build and manage Bitcoin addresses and wallets, and understand transaction processes and security measures.
  • In-Depth Knowledge: Explore key concepts such as the blockchain, proof-of-work, consensus mechanisms, and cryptography basics
  • Hands-On Learning: Engage in practical exercises and discussions, enhancing your ability to apply Bitcoin principles in real-world scenarios
  • Career Advancement: Equip yourself with the knowledge necessary for our Bitcoin Masterclass and professional opportunities in the blockchain industry


  • No further requirement needed, just an interest in Bitcoin
  • Bring your laptop


    • Morning 09:00 – 12:00
    • Lunch @Ristorante Cucina (included)
    • Afternoon 13:30 – 17:00
At the end of the last day there will be an Apéro in the evening. 
Course language is English 
Teacher also speaks German and French 
Download the detailed programm soon here.


HWZ – Hochschule für Wirtschaft Zürich

Lagerstrasse 5
8004 Zürich


  • Corporate price: CHF 2’150 
  • Individual / Startup price: CHF 950
  • Extra 50% discount for students: 475 CHF
    (Discount possible thanks to our sponsors)
  • Pay in CHF or Bitcoin
  • Lunch is included in the price 


Dominik Spicher 21 Lectures

Dominik Spicher

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