Technology "101" for Finance and Business

Saturday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: CFALA Member Center - Biltmore Court
520 S Grand Ave. Suite 655
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Instructor: TBA
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Morning Session
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Lunch Break
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Afternoon Session
Dress: Casual
Add to Calendar 05/04/2019 9:00 AM 05/04/2019 5:00 PM America/Los_Angeles Technology 101 for Business and Finance - Live Course CFALA Member Center - May 2019 This one-day, non-programming-based course highlights some of the inner workings of key technologies that we use / experience every day. By the end of the course, you will have a deeper understanding of the technology industry including how such technologies work. Online CFALA false MM/DD/YYYY
An Education Committee Sponsored Event - Part of the Cognitir Tech Skills Training Non-Programming Track


How many of you wonder how the internet actually works? How many of you wonder what the internet actually is? How many of you wonder how a computer is actually able to do the things that it can do?

Technology is disrupting every single industry from brick and mortar retail to metals and mining and is becoming a critical driver of competitive advantage creation. Companies who adapt and innovate will sustain while others that choose to not or adapt too slowly will die. It is critical that business and finance professionals have a solid understanding of how today's key technologies work so that they can have more meaningful conversations with their technical teams.

This course is not a programming-based course and instead covers what today's relevant technologies are and how they work. Attendees will leave with a deep understanding of the "what" and "how". Armed with this knowledge, they can approach traditional business and finance problems with a technological eye and create and sustain competitive advantages.

A computer is not necessary for the training although it can be used to access workshop slides

What This Course Offers
  • Overviews of key technologies
  • Understanding of how these technologies work and can be used to solve challenging finance and business problems
  • Introduction to number systems
  • Exposure to technical language
  • Course notes, certificate of completion, and post-seminar email support for 3 months
  • An engaging and practical training approach with a qualified instructor with relevant technical, business, and educational experiences
Who Is This Course For:

This course is relevant for any professionals who want to gain a higher level understanding of key technologies in our world. Attendees generally tend to be a bit more senior given the higher level nature of the work.


Course Curriculum and Contact Information
Early Registration Fees (until April 20th)
$399 (Members) | $499 (Non-Member)
Registration Fees
$499 (Members) | $599 (Non-Member)
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Payment Information
We accept the following:

If you prefer to pay by check please email and request to pay by check. Your registration will be completed manually and you will receive an email confirmation.

Mail check to: 
CFA Society of Los Angeles, 520 S. Grand Ave, Suite 655, Los Angeles CA 90071.

*Credit card payments will only be accepted through the secure online registration, and not by phone or email.

Enrollee cancellations must be made in writing and received at least 5 business days before the first day of class. All cancellations will incur a $30.00 processing fee. If enrollment is canceled after the 5-day deadline, a 50% cancellation fee will be charged.
Rama Malladi, CFA
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