Singapore, 4-6 Dec 2019

3 day Masterclass



Be the first to identify and exploit new opportunities.

At the 3 Day Masterclass in Payments, our expert trainer will walk you through the complex world of the global cards and payments industry. You will be walked through the essentials of the payment industry, different payment options, operational challenges and latest regulations.

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Understand the economics of payments in emerging markets

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get the latest insight

Explore the technological innovations entering the markets, their impact and potential

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address key challenges

Learn how to overcome the operational challenges unique to the sector


The 3 Day Masterclass in Payments is an introductory-level course that is aimed at those who are new to the payments industry. It offers a comprehensive overview of the industry and will get you up to speed on vital jargon and current industry issues. 

As well as being useful for new entrants, the course is also aimed at investors, regulators and suppliers who need a big picture introduction into this complex industry.


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In just 3 days you will:

  • Understand the economics of payments and emerging markets
  • Get to grips with emerging markets
  • Master project appraisal
  • Explore the innovations entering the markets, their impact and potential
  • Find out about new types of cards
  • Explore emerging payment methods

Meet your instructor

David Cole teaching Payments for Terrapinn Training

David Cole has over 30 years' experience in cards, retail banking, payment systems, computing and management services. He has excellent knowledge of applications in the credit, debit, charge, pre-paid, mobile, NFC, loyalty and the payments industry in general.

Over the last 15 years he has been involved heavily in the emergence of smartcards and the EMV standards. He has become a leading exponent in the use of smart cards across all market sectors to exploit and utilise the opportunities the technology provides for expansion, efficiency and increased profits.

Organisations that will benefit:

  • Card issuers
  • Banks
  • Government & Regulating Bodies
  • Retailers
  • Mobile operators
  • Consultants
  • Cards and payments suppliers

Who will attend:

  • C-Level Executives: CEO, CFO, COO
  • Heads of NFC
  • Heads of Payments
  • Business Development & Sales
  • Marketing & Public Relations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Procurement & Sourcing

Course Agenda

  • Big Picture
  • Speed Networking
  • Main stakeholders
  • Economics of payments
  • Emerging markets in payments
  • Future and innovation: Their impact and potential
  • Exercise: Plan the launch of a payment product into a new geographic marketplace
  • Project appraisal
  • Mobile – will the phone replace the cards, terminals, bank transfers etc?
  • New types of cards, dual application, prepaid and NFC
  • Wallets
  • Other emerging payment methods: Square and Facebook Credits
  • Unbanked payment methods
  • Newer banking technologies
  • Case study: Assess the launch of a live payment method and determine the steps taken and how they affected the uptake of the product
  • Types of fraud
  • Exercise: Develop a plan to contain and prevent fraud involving a payment scheme using a mobile-based payment method in this region
  • Operational challenges
  • Documentation/legal aspects
  • Exercise: Review and define the legal aspects needed to operate in a European country and the appropriate regulations required
  • Negotiation
  • Regulation
  • Wrap Up

For further information please call: +44 (0)207 092 1045

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  • “The depth and knowledge of my trainer was extremely impressive. In 3 days I have had, without a doubt, a masterclass on the industry. Truly world class.”

    - Gordon Dowall Potter, Past Delegate

  • “Well worth 3 days of study!”

    - Syed Hamza, Past Delegate

  • “The training was excellent! I give it a 10 and will get my trainer's support for my next challenges.”

    - Head of Partnerships & Customer Loyalty at Avis Budget, Past Delegate

  • “Extremely constructive course with a very good dynamic and passionate trainer.”

    - Managing Director at BNP Paribas, Past Delegate

  • “Impressive and cooperative trainer who wanted to make sure the delegates understood.”

    - Budgeting, Planning & Reporting Manager, Past Delegate


We can come to you too! If you have a team of six or more, why not hold a private course? Our experts come to you and the course is tailored to your requirements.

Call +44 (0)20 7092 1045 (United Kingdom)
or (Asia Pacific)
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