Dubai, 25-26 Jun 2019

2 day Masterclass

2 Day Payments


A crash course in new payment technologies, strategies, issuing and acquiring and merchant acquisition.

The 2 Day Masterclass in Payments is designed to give you a crash course in new payment technologies, strategies, issuing and acquiring and merchant acquisition; explore the payment market and how it has developed.

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get the latest insight

Learn how leading-edge innovations in cards and payments impact the industry and are being used for business growth

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gain strategic advantage

Understand how to make money either as an issuer or acquirer

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learn from the best

gain an expert overview of the industry from an industry veteran

gain an EXPERT VIEW ON NEW PAYMENT SYSTEMS, issuing, acquiring and merchant acquisition

The course will provide attendees with insight into how the payments market is changing and developing and introduce the new players, payment methodologies.

Learn what it takes to be an acquirer, an issuer and the drawbacks of both.


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In just 2 days you will:

  • Understand all the major new payments methods and how they can facilitate providing payments capabilities to ‘The Unbanked’
  • Get an in-depth view of mobile, Near Field Communications and mobile wallets
  • Review the main players in the process
  • Understand the types of fraud prevalent today
  • Understand the impact of Mobile
  • Examine new types of cards dual application, prepaid and NFC
  • Gain invaluable insights into the future of the payments industry

Meet your instructor

David Cole teaching 2 Day 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:

  • Merchant Acquirers
  • Cards Payment Processors
  • Retail Banks
  • Mobile operators
  • Consultants
  • Cards & Payments Suppliers
  • Government & Regulating Bodies

Who will attend:

  • C-Level Executives
  • Merchant Acquiring Managers
  • Payments Managers
  • eCommerce Managers
  • Mobile Managers
  • Payment Gateway Managers
  • Corporate Innovation Leaders
  • Product Development
  • Heads of Strategy
  • Heads of Operations
  • Merger & Acquisition Managers

Course Agenda

  • 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?
  • Merchant Acquisition
  • Types of Fraud and What we are doing
  • 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, WhatsApp and Facebook Credits
  • Unbanked Payment Methods
  • Faster Payments
  • Digital Payment Strategies Round Up for the Future
  • The Future
  • Operational Challenges unique to the industry

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 (Asia Pacific)
for more details


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