Complete Introduction to Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

Learn about the many aspects of the cryptocurrency field, including DeFi, coin analysis, and NFTs – all in one place!

In this course we will discuss many aspects of the cryptocurrency and blockchain field, including:

What you’ll learn

  • Categorize cryptocurrency projects and coins based on their underlying technology and use case..
  • Construct templates to analyze cryptocurrency projects based on their fundamental properties..
  • Compare and contrast the many types of cryptocurrency wallets available in the space..
  • Learn about the many components of the DeFi space including DeFi applications, DAOs, exchanges, and gaming..
  • How to compare and use lending protocols in the DeFi space..
  • How to analyze blockchain transactions on a block explorer..
  • Know how to send and receive cryptocurrency off exchanges and onto your private wallet safely..
  • Learn how to set up a cryptocurrency exchange account and wallet..
  • Learn how to manage crypto and NFT assets on a cryptocurrency wallet..
  • Debate and discuss the merits and inherent value of non-fungible tokens..
  • Learn how to sort through social media to assess the impact of trends and news updates on the cryptocurrency space..
  • Identify the stages of a market cycle to make the most out of a crypto cycle..
  • Learn how to compare the performance of various cryptocurrencies based on a research based statistics..
  • Learn how to stake and lend your coins to receive passive income..
  • Compare the benefits and downsides of proof-of-work (PoW) mining protocols versus proof-of-stake (PoS) staking protocols..

Course Content

  • Basic Coin Categorization and Analysis –> 10 lectures • 1hr 49min.
  • Basic Cryptocurrency Market Analysis –> 4 lectures • 1hr 23min.
  • Introduction to Decentralized Finance (DeFi) –> 16 lectures • 3hr 7min.
  • Account and Wallet Management –> 8 lectures • 1hr 26min.
  • Introduction to NFTs –> 6 lectures • 1hr 10min.

Complete Introduction to Cryptocurrency and Blockchain


  • No experience or prior knowledge required! Complete beginners to cryptocurrency, finance, and technology are welcome. Feel free to take our FREE intro to cryptocurrency course before taking this one..

In this course we will discuss many aspects of the cryptocurrency and blockchain field, including:

  • Introduction to coin categorization
  • How to classify coins based on market capitalization, block chain networks, coins within the Ethereum ecosystem, payment coins, stable coins, and more
  • Basic coin analysis including how to properly research coin projects
  • Templates for cryptocurrency research


  • Overview of decentralized finance
  • Comparing centralized finance to decentralized finance
  • DeFi applications
  • Lending and borrowing protocols
  • Liquidity pools
  • Yield farming
  • Decentralized exchanges
  • DeFi gaming
  • Decentralized autonomous organizations
  • Staking protocols
  • Staking pool operation and delegation
  • Proof of work vs proof of stake comparisons


  • Basic account management
  • Transaction fees
  • Account security
  • Coin custodianship
  • How to send and receive cryptocurrency
  • Private keys, public keys, and addresses
  • How to use a block explorer
  • Network fees
  • Cryptocurrency wallets
  • Wallet setup
  • Seed phrases
  • General wallet management and practices


  • Market cycles
  • Bear and bull markets
  • Market capitalization
  • Bitcoin dominance
  • Alt coin cycles
  • Market sentiment
  • Analysis of the effects of social media and the news


  • Introduction to non fungible tokens – what they are, how they work, types of NFTs
  • NFT creation/minting
  • How to buy and sell NFTs
  • NFT marketplaces
  • NFT management
  • NFT project analysis


Learn about the world of cryptocurrency in layman’s terms without the overly technical jargon from people who have actual experience mining, investing, and trading cryptocurrency and NFTs.

Constructed by professionals at FAL Consulting, this course is THE perfect entry point into the cryptocurrency space. Designed specifically for complete beginners to cryptocurrency and finance, this course has been tested in multiple live classes and is now available on the Udemy platform. At FAL Consulting, we provide users with a wide variety of cryptocurrency consulting services. We have serviced a wide variety of clients from every day retail investors to Wall Street financial firms. Our in house specialists focus in cryptocurrency mining, trading, NFT management and creation, DAO management, cyber security, staking pool operation, and more. You can trust that when partnering with FAL, we have your best interests in mind.

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