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Payments Landscape
Payments Landscape

Payments Fundamentals

Type Scheduled Virtual
Topic Payments Landscape
Level Introductory
Duration 28 hours over 7 days
Language English
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New to payments or looking to strengthen your skills? Set yourself up for success by building a strong foundation of payments industry knowledge.

You’ll begin by exploring the payments landscape, where you’ll learn about the history and value of payments and how they work. You’ll discuss emerging payments models and see how issuers and acquirers can leverage new opportunities.

You’ll then receive an overview of operations as you dive into network processing, transaction use cases, billing and settlement and how to navigate Visa’s core rules. Next, you’ll discover why fraud matters, types of fraud and strategies issuers and acquirers can use to mitigate risk.

The course will conclude with a discussion on portfolio management, where you’ll learn more about getting into (and to the top of) customers’ digital wallets and how to measure your performance.

Upon completion of the course, you’ll return to your role with the knowledge and skills you need to help build and evolve strategy in your organization and drive business growth.

Key topics:

  • The payments landscape (2 days)
    • Evolution of payments
    • Value of payments ecosystems
    • How payments work
    • Emerging trends, including real-time payments
    • Issuer foundations
    • Acquirer foundations
  • Operations (2 days)
    • Network processing 
    • Transaction use cases 
    • Billing, settlement and Quarterly Operating Certificates
  • Fraud (2 days)
    • Fraud Overview
    • Fraud by channel
    • Issuer fraud management 
    • Acquirer and merchant risk management 
  • Portfolio Management (1 day)
    • Acquiring new Customers: Getting into (Digital) Wallets
    • Lifecycle management: Getting to the top of the (Digital) Wallet
    • Performance analysis: Measure to Act

Who should attend:

  • Individuals who are new to payments or who would like to strengthen their knowledge of the payments industry and key concepts and processes.
  • Individuals who are in the banking industry and new to payments.

Important notes:

  • Accompanying course participant guides will be provided for you to download.
  • Enrollment closes one business day prior to the session start date for virtual courses. You will not be able to enroll in a virtual course on the day of the session.
  • Register for select multi-day virtual courses at least six weeks in advance and receive a 15% discount. Enter the code Save15 at checkout to receive this offer.

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