Mastercard Academy
Payment Foundations

Understanding the payments business

1 & 2 October 2019, Frankfurt

This interactive training programme offers a fast track introduction into the payments business for those new to the industry. From the origins of payments to the current payments landscape you will learn about key industry trends, who the different payment players are and their roles within the payment value chain.

You will also gain an understanding on the key drivers of payment profitability along with how credit risk, fraud and security is managed. The key regulatory initiatives driving change in the payments industry will be explored, along with how mobile and digital are influencing how payments are made and accepted. The program finishes with a look at some of the new technologies which may shape the future of the industry.

Available via Open seminar Open

On Demand OD
Duration 2 days
Of interest to All
Level Get started
Profile Business/Commercial - Operations - Programmer/Technical

Venue info:

Mastercard Office
Frankfurt, Germany

  • Payment evolution and payment types
  • Factors shaping the payment landscape
  • Payment processing
  • Risk management
  • Payment value chain and business models
  • Types of payment risk
  • Economics - key income and expense drivers
  • The role of consumers and merchants
  • Impact of regulation
  • Mobile and digital commerce and payments
  • New payment technologies