Mastercard Academy

Authorization processing

19 & 20 March 2019, Lisbon

Authorization is the first step in the transaction lifecycle and is designed to determine if the card as well as the cardholder are genuine and provide a yes or no decision for an individual transaction. This course will introduce you to the basic concepts of authorization operations. You will develop a good understanding of the importance of authorization, the reason behind different response codes and how transactions are routed. We will cover a variety of topics such as transaction types, network and message specifications, authorization methods and value added on-behalf services. You will learn the most important concepts in authorization processing and will be able to apply those to your specific working needs.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Describe the role of authorization in the transaction lifecycle and how it occurs
  • Define the differences between on-line and off-line authorization¬†
  • Compare dual and single message authorization processing¬†
  • Evaluate different authorization services and the benefits they provide

Available via Open seminar Open

On Demand OD
Duration 2 days
Of interest to Issuer - Acquirer - Service provider
Level Get started
Profile Business - Operations - Technical

Venue info:

Iberostar Lisboa, Rua Castilho, 64 , 1250-071 - Lisboa Portugal

  • Card acceptance and terminals
  • Authorization network and transaction routing
  • Stand-In and calue-added services
  • Security
  • Payment technologies