Introduction to Payments Training

Introduction to Payments Training




8 hours




English & Dutch

Are payments broadly new to you? Have you just arrived at the Payments department of your employer, and have you found out that your job requires practical understanding and skills about Payments? Would you like to become familiar with terms and abbreviations in Money, Payment Instruments, Payment Schemes, Clearing and Settlement Mechanisms, Messaging, Regulations, PSD2, and recent Innovations? This one-day course will take you through the basic concepts of Payments and prepare you for work in Payments via presentations, interaction and short discussions. 

Course objectives

  • Gain basic knowledge and skills about the fundamentals of payments processing.  
  • Understand the fundamental concepts of payment instruments, operating models, schemes, standards & messaging, regulations, and innovations. 
  • Be able to apply these concepts in your daily work 

Course outline

  • 09h00 Introduction & Setting the Stage 
  • 09h30 Money 
  • 10h00 Payment Instruments  
  • 10h30 short break 
  • 10h45 Operating Models 
  • 11h15 Payment Schemes 
  • 12h15 lunch break 
  • 13h30 Standards & Messaging 
  • 14h00 Regulations 
  • 14h30 short break 
  • 15h00 Innovations 
  • 15h30 Evaluation 



4.8 (out of 5)
“Compliments for the organisation of the entire course, your enthusiasm, the lunch, all the goodies available throughout the day, and the right mix with guest lecturers.”
4.6 (out of 5)
“I’ve learned a lot; I already notice a difference in my work with my new knowledge.“


Everything you need to know

  • When: On request
  • Where: Our offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, London and/or Frankfurt or on request
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Price: On request
  • For whom: All financial services professionals who are new to payments, or who have recently begun to work in the payments domain
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Certification: Not included
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