Understanding Tech in Business

Technology and Operational Enablers

Understanding Tech in Business

Sponsored by Digital Frontiers Institute

This self-paced course will give you the foundational knowledge you need to understand the ever-evolving role of technology in business and to actively participate in conversations about technology within your industry.

Course Details

Duration

Self-paced

Delivery

Online
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Certification

Digital Frontiers Institute
Understanding Tech in Business

Course Information

Technology is transforming traditional business models. Powered by incredible technologies, the digital revolution has radically disrupted the way we interact and relate to each other and redefined how we work.

  • Learn foundational knowledge and understand the ever-evolving role of technology in business.
  • Learn from industry experts through interviews and case studies.
  • Actively participate in conversations about technology within your industry.

What This Course Gives You:

Foundational Knowledge
This course is designed to give you a broad understanding of technological considerations within an organisation.

Ability to Join the Conversation
You will learn about key concepts and digital competencies relevant to Fintech and be able to participate in conversations about how to leverage tech opportunities within your organisation.

Understanding Context
You will discover how technology, as an enabler for businesses and organisations, can be put into practice within your own industry.

Expert Interviews

  • Antonio Piraino, CTO of ScienceLogic
  • David Brown, Software Engineer from Amazon Web Services
  • Meghan McMeghan McCormick, Founder and CEO of Ozé
  • Ugwem Eneyo, Co-founder and CEO of Shyft Power Solutions

How It Works

Understanding Tech in Business is a self-paced course, which gives you the freedom to proceed through the material at your own speed, without needing to keep up with a set schedule or with others on the course.

  1. Watch lecture videos and interviews with industry experts to hear how technology has influenced the workplace in the real world.
  2. Read through notes from industry experts.
  3. Test your knowledge with quizzes and interactive activities.

Is This Course For You?

This course is a beginner’s guide to the role of technology in business and will provide great value to you if:

  • You’re a ‘non-techie’ who wants to gain an understanding of the technical terms and concepts related to tech within your organisation.
  • You’re interested in learning how to leverage tech in business, such as using big data or data analytics to better understand your customers.
  • You understand the basics of technology as it relates to your organisation and want to build your digital understanding.
  • You need practical information about tech, such as how to design the IT infrastructure for your office.

Curriculum Outline

Module 1


Introduction to Tech

Introduces key concepts and discusses technology as an enabler for businesses and organisations.

Module 2


Infrastructure

Covers technological infrastructure and discusses considerations for different situations.

Module 3


Applications and Development

Explains key software development methodologies, engineering concepts and development languages.

Module 4


Data

Covers databases, structured data, big data, AI and machine learning, and discusses data analytics.

Module 5


Tech in the Future

Examines the impact of technology on the current and future workforce.