The Complete Cryptocurrency Trading Course

Mode of delivery: Online

Schedule: to be completed within 3 months

Fees: £2000

Course objectives:

  1. To provide the knowledge and skills to trade profitably in cryptocurrency markets
  2. To provide a comprehensive understanding of how fundamental and technical analysis are used in real life situations by cryptocurrency market professionals
  3. To teach students how to apply academic knowledge to manage risk and build reliable strategies for trading real-time financial markets
  4. To introduce students to market-leading software, data and applications
  5. To demonstrate the importance of trading psychology and strong mental control when trading

Unit 1: Fundamental Analysis of CryptoAssets

Week 1 and Week 21) Introduction to course: A brief history of money
2) The Byzantine’s General Problem
3) Basics of cryptocurrency
4) Bitcoin in practice – Part 1
5) Bitcoin in practice – Part 2
6) Alternative uses of the Blockchain
7) Alternatives to Bitcoin (Beyond Bitcoin – Alternative Digital Currencies)C
8) Cryptocurrency and Central Banking
9) Digital currency and Financial Institutions
10) Regulatory and tax treatment
11) Cryptocurrency and Innovation
12) Digital currencies in the developing world  

Unit 2: Technical Analysis of CryptoAssets

Week 3Introduction to Cryptocurrency Markets & ICOMarket History & Size
 Market OverviewPrice construction
  Market participants
 Financial Trading Terms 
 Market AnalysisDefinition of Technical Analysis  
  Primary and secondary indicators
 Chart typesLine, bar and candlestick charts
 Support and resistanceTrends and trendlines
  Trend channels
Week 4Filter and gapsTime filter
  Price filter
  Impulsive breakout
 Japanese candlestick chartingCandle construction
  Single candlestick pattern
  Double candlestick pattern
 How to develop a structured trading planBasic rules
  Risk management
Week 5Trading psychologyMental accounting
  Prospect theory – loss aversion
 FibonacciFibonacci sequence, spiral and ratios
  Fibonacci retracements
  Fibonacci extensions
 Price pattern recognitionContinuation patterns
  Flags and pennants
  Reversal patterns
  Head and shoulders
  Double / Triple Tops and Bottoms
  Rising / Falling Wedges
Week 6Average Directional IndexIdentifying trading markets
 Directional Movement IndexDMI Trading System
 Wilder’s Parabolic SARParabolic calculation and implementation
Week 7Investment StrategyLong terms asset holding / wealth creation  / portfolio selection / ICO market analysis

Unit 3: Trade Assessments

Week 8, 9 , 10Test demo trading with 5BTC
 Assess and manage a live portfolio
Week 11Final grading and presentation

PS: All trading tools will be provided during the course