2 Day Masterclass in Payments Card Issuing & Acquiring | Terrapinn Training
2 day Masterclass

Card Issuing & Acquiring



This course will show you exactly how Issuing and Acquiring systems, processes, procedures and regulations work around the world, and the way they have to evolve in the future.

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expand your knowledge

Understand what acquirers and issuers are and how to become one

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develop new skills

Learn the types of fraud and prevention techniques

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be inspired

Get an outlook for the future of card payments

what will YOU learn? 

This 2 Day Masterclass will offer you a complete end-to-end explanation of card issuing and acquiring, with international schemes, local schemes and white labelling. 

In Issuing - for cards, debit, credit, charge, prepaid, mobile wallets, NFC and any other account supported.

In Acquiring - for any channel that can be used in acquiring, ATM, Physical POS, Mobile Payments, eCommerce, NFC, or even paper vouchers.  

In just 2 days you will:

  • Learn the payments market and how it has developed
  • Understand what an acquirer is, the risk and benefits and what you need to do to become one
  • Understand what an issuer is, the risk and benefits and what you need to do to become one
  • Become well versed in types of fraud and prevention techniques
  • Learn about new types of Cards: Dual Application / Prepaid / NFC
  • Explore Wallets – Will these take over from credit/debit/prepaid in the future?
  • Explore other emerging technologies

Organisations that will benefit:

  • Retailers
  • Mobile Operators
  • Banks
  • Card Issuers
  • Cards & Payments Suppliers
  • Payment Platform Companies
  • Government & Regulators
  • Lawyers
  • Merchants
  • Insurers
  • Consultants

Who will attend:

  • C-level executives: CEO, CFO, COO
  • Business Development & Sales
  • Marketing & Public Relations
  • Investor Relations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Procurement & Sourcing
  • Operations

Course Agenda

  • Big Picture
  • Speed Networking
  • The payments market and how it has developed
  • What does an acquirer do?
  • What does an acquirer need to be an acquirer?
  • How does an acquirer make money?
  • What are the drawbacks of being an acquirer?
  • What does an issuer do?
  • What does an issuer need to be an acquirer?
  • How does an issuer make money?
  • What are the drawbacks of being an issuer?
  • Types of Fraud and What we are doing
  • Exercise: Develop a plan to contain and prevent fraud involving a payment scheme
  • Payment Options
  • Mobile – Will the phone replace the card?
  • New Types of Cards Dual Application / Prepaid / NFC
  • Wallets – Will these take over from credit / debit / prepaid – what is their future
  • Other Emerging Payment Methods like Square and Facebook Credits
  • Unbanked Payment Methods
  • Faster Payments
  • The Future
  • Case Study: Study the launch of a live payment method
  • Operational challenges unique to the industry
  • Wrap

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

  • “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 +65 6322 2333 (Asia Pacific)
for more details