This broad and comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of the payments ecosystem, gives an in-depth snapshot of the entire industry for a better understanding of how it all fits together.

This intensive but interactive one-day training course combines presenter-led sessions, thought-provoking videos and discussions. Drawing on real life examples, it weaves together the underpinning principles, legislation, key stakeholders with practical applications of all three.

Course content:

  • Payment cards overview
  • Authorisation, clearing and settlement
  • Key economics (e.g. MSC, interchange)
  • ACH payments overview
  • Alternative payments, FinTech, regtech, etc.
  • New technologies, Open Banking, etc.
  • Regulations and licences overview (incl. SEPA)
  • Payments channels and payments value chain overview (including role of master merchant)
  • Value distribution
  • EU regulations (PSD2, AML, GDPR, etc.), card scheme rules & PCI DSS and future outlook

Who should attend?

  • Existing payments professionals who would like to further their understanding of the entire payments ecosystem
  • Experts in cards, banking, remittance, lending or other variations who may need to get an appreciation of all other aspects of payments they may not be familiar with
  • FinTech organisations or technology companies needing to get a grasp on all aspects of payments they are trying to incorporate into their business models
  • New to payments and wondering what it is all about

What will you gain?

  • An in-depth snapshot to the entire industry
  • Better understanding of how it all fits together
  • Take-away reference material you will be able to use for a long time

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