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Understanding Payments - 101

The Payment Business School

Thursday, 2 November 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

Understanding Payments - 101

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Understanding Payments - 101

'All you need to know about the world of payments'



The payments industry has never been more exciting or dynamic. But in this ever changing environment, bringing those new to payments up to speed quickly on the business has never been more challenging.

‘Understanding Payments - 101’ is a comprehensive fast-track programme that helps you understand all the key aspects of today’s payment business and to gain an insight to the world of payments tomorrow.

The programme will cover many topics including the role and value of payments, the business models (how money is made and by who), the main payment systems and the evolving world of risk and fraud. The changing payment landscape will also be explored, looking at key developments and initiatives in regulation, mobile, digital and emerging payments - along with the future opportunities and challenges for the industry.

With numerous case studies and examples from around the world this interactive programme provides an invaluable introduction to the world of payments, insight-fully delivered by one of The Payment Business School’s lead faculty members who specialises in this area of education and has experience of working in over 130 markets.

Who is it for?

Anyone with a limited understanding of payments, or who has just joined the industry and wants to gain a fast-track holistic overview of the exciting world of payments.


What is covered?

  • the factors driving the payments landscape and who the key players are
  • how money is made in payments and by who – the economic models and key commercial drivers
  • how the main payment systems work - card schemes, inter-bank (ACH),etc.
  • key principles for successfully managing payment programmes
  • managing payment business risk and the evolving world of fraud
  • engaging consumers and retailers to adopt and drive payment use
  • the implications of payment regulation
  • new and emerging payment channels and technology
  • future trends in payments and their implications
  • understanding on the key terminology used within the industry


What will you learn?

  • role, value and risks of payments to all stakeholders involved in the payment transaction chain
  • different commercial business models and strategic approaches
  • the competitive landscape and key players
  • key revenue and profit drivers behind payment acquiring and issuance 
  • importance of segmentation, product development and marketing of payment cards and services
  • key components of today's payment credit and fraud risk management
  • regulatory changes and these are impacting the industry
  • the implications of emerging payments and channels

What people say about the programme:

"Excellent – comprehensive introduction into the payment industry which covered more than I could have learnt in a year on the job"

"If you have just started in payments or want to work in the industry, then you need to attend this course - its superb"

Well structured with practical examples and insights providing me with a clear understanding on the challenges and opportunities of our business.”

“Peter was an excellent presenter – well-balanced with insight and also with some humorous examples that helped get his point across well.”

“Highly recommended – great presenter.”

“Very good subject knowledge, and the course was delivered in a simple and easy to understand manner.”

“The programme was excellent - great content and interactivity”


The Presenter - Peter Hall

Peter is a payments consultant, trainer and executive coach who has over 30 years direct experience in 118 different markets around the world. Having a range and depth of national and global exposure, means he has a unique understanding of key industry issues, from a bank, service provider, retailer and global card scheme perspective.

He has delivered 450+ card related seminars & workshops to over 10,000 payment executives in the past 15 years. 


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How do I get to the event?

etc.venues Moorgate at Tenter House is located in the heart of the City of London’s Square Mile a few yards from Moorgate underground station and 5 minutes walk from Liverpool Street mainline railway station. Once at Tenter House – check in to Reception where they will direct you up to the eighth floor.

By Underground - Moorgate Station (Northern, Metropolitan, Circle, Hammersmith and City Lines). Moorgate has 4 exits and you need to head towards the 2 exits either side of Moorfields Road (these exits are towards the Metropolitan line gates). As you come out onto Moorfields Road you will see a Holland and Barrett store adjacent to the tube station – Tenter House is the next building a few yards further up on the same side of the road, just before the Red Cross building and opposite Boots.

By Main Line Rail - Liverpool Street (Central, Metropolitan, Circle, Hammersmith and City lines). Head West towards the main Moorgate Road (past Finsbury Circus). Tenter House is on Moorfields Road (parallel to the Moorgate Road) a few yards from the tube exits next door to Holland and Barrett and opposite Boots.

By DLR - Bank Station Take Prince’s Street and turn right onto Moorgate. After a few hundred yards turn left into Moor Place and walk through to Moorfields. Tenter House can be found next to Holland and Barrett a few yards from the Moorgate Tube exits and opposite Boots.

By London Cycle Scheme - There are 3 “Boris Bike” docking stations within minutes of the venue – situated on Moorfields, Fore Street and London Wall.

By Bus - Tenter House is served by a number of bus routes along the main Moorgate Road including 21, 43, 76, 100, 133, 153 and 205.


Where can I get more information or help with any questions?

For any additional information or questions on the event then please contact us at The Payment Business School on +44 (0) 205 2676 or email - we'll be only too happy to help!

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, please bring your printed ticket to the event, but if you forget please don't worry as we can always print off for you on the day.

What is the dress code?

Business casual

What is the refund policy?

Providing notification in writing is received, our refund policy is:

Notification received 4 weeks or more before the event                 100%

Notification received 2 - 4 weeks before the event                          50%

Notification received less than 14 days before the event                 Sorry, no refund


Should the event be cancelled by The Payment Business School, a full refund will be provided.

We advise not to book any non-refundable travel until you have received the Joining Instructions as we are unable to refund any associated costs in the event of a cancelation. These will sent out no later than 2 weeks before the event.


Do you have questions about Understanding Payments - 101? Contact The Payment Business School

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Tenter House, 45 Moorfields
United Kingdom

Thursday, 2 November 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

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The Payment Business School

We are an independent specialist company providing payments education & training throughout Europe. Our range of programmes are delivered by some of the best experts and teachers in the business with a focus on helping banks, retailers, payment providers and telcos understand the complex, fast-moving world of payments.

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