Course ID: IEDTF

An Introduction to the Essential and Disruptive Technologies of the Future

Recent advancements in technology have significant impact on how we learn, communicate, and think. Today’s disruptive technologies bring the promise of greater insights, increasing our ability to discover new opportunities to power or businesses. Technologies such as blockchain, cryptocurrency, and artificial intelligence offers leaps in human understanding but may come with significant and yet to be known risks.

In this presentation, we will explore some of these technologies. Specifically, we’ll discuss how these technologies may shape the future of accounting and finance, the promise and dangers, and what lies ahead as we learn to govern these technologies to maximize their potential, while limiting their disruptions and risks.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify some today’s most disruptive technologies
  • How to manage and anticipate risks of disruptive technologies
  • Evaluate future education needs for accounting and finance professionals to help manage disruptive technologies

Major Topics
  • An introduction to five of the most disruptive but essential emerging technologies
  • The promise and risks of disruptive technologies
  • Skills required to adopt and to adapt to disruptive technologies

Advanced Preparations


Who Should Attend

Accountants and Financiers, newly exposed to technologies and those seeking a basic understanding of how technology may shape the future of accounting and financing.

Fields of Study
Information Technology



Business Learning Institute

CPE Credits


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