How Corda works in 5 words

Sign, Hash, Verify, Notaries, Commit.

Richard Gendal Brown does a great write up in a little more detail here.

The graphics below from the Corda documentation also help visualize how it works,

Transaction contract Sign and Hash

Work Flow, Verify, Notaries and Commit

Of course all this will not work without a network of connected nodes that talk to each other, this is provisioned by an infrastructure layer and messages are sent between nodes using Apache ActiveMQ Artemis

Zoom in on a Node

And finally the change in perception that Shared ledger technology brings.

For more in-depth technical information check out Corda’s technical documentation here.

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