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Understanding Tech in Business

Sponsored by DFI

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.

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Start Date


Self Paced

Learn according to your schedule


Online. You have up to 6 weeks to complete this course from your start date

Understanding Tech in Business

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

Meghan McMeghan McCormick, founder and CEO of Ozé

Ugwem Eneyo, co-founder and CEO of Shyft Power Solutions

David Brown, software engineer from Amazon Web Services

Antonio Piraino, CTO of ScienceLogic


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

Course Curriculum


Jaqui Latimer

Consultant, Program Manager
Vula Mobile

Willem Botha

Business Intelligence, Finance Professional
Greater Than BI

Owen Meredith

Founding Partner
GLU Global

Paul Hobden

Chief Executive Officer