Payments Landscape
Payments Landscape

Introduction to the Payments Landscape: Understanding Acquiring (In-Person)

Type Scheduled In Person
Topic Payments Landscape
Level Introductory
Duration 3 days (8 hours per day)
Language English

Discover what it takes to run an acquirer business and develop a successful merchant network.

During this course, you’ll take a detailed look at the decisions and actions needed to operate an efficient and profitable acquirer business in today’s ever-changing payments ecosystem. You’ll also gain a stronger understanding of key acquirer functions, operational considerations, emerging payment options, merchant relations and risk management.

This is a highly engaging course where you’ll learn from a Visa expert as you share ideas and experiences with your peers during group activities and discussions. Whether you are new to acquiring or an experienced professional looking to refresh your knowledge, this course is for you.

Key topics:

  • Acquiring overview
    • What is acquiring?
    • Acquirer profitability
    • Merchant sales and acquisition
  • Operations
    • Merchant acceptance rules
    • Transaction processing
    • Card-present acceptance
    • Card-not-present (card absent) acceptance
    • Dispute management
  • Risk management
    • Acquirer risk management
    • Monitoring merchant fraud
    • Understanding merchant fraud
    • Card-present fraud prevention tools
    • Card-not-present (card absent) fraud prevention tools

    Who should attend:

    • Management, sales and marketing staff from new acquirers
    • New management, sales and marketing staff from existing acquirers
    • Experienced staff looking to refresh and update their acquiring knowledge

    Important notes:

    • Enrollment for in-person courses closes three weeks prior to the session start date
    • Special offers: Save 15 percent when you register more than six weeks in advance with promo code Save15 or register four individuals from your organization and receive an additional registration at no additional cost. Offers cannot be combined.
    • For all in-person events, Visa University will adhere to local COVID guidelines

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