AAP Prep School of Study
One of the biggest benefits of TPI is its ability to prepare future Accredited ACH Professionals (AAPs). This School of Study is designed specifically to complement your existing AAP exam preparatory education. Coursework focuses on topics that parallel the exam topic areas, including the Nacha Operating Rules, the ACH Network and other payments systems, technical and operational ACH requirements, risk management and government regulations. TPI Faculty will share study tips, exam preparation suggestions and resources for further study, including Payments Association training opportunities.
APRP Prep School of Study
The APRP Prep School of Study is designed specifically to complement your existing APRP exam preparatory education. Coursework focuses on topics that parallel the exam topic areas, including payments risk management fundamentals, payment systems, payments risk policy and governance, payments risk management systems and controls, physical and information security and regulatory environment. TPI Faculty will share study tips, exam preparation suggestions and resources for further study, including Payments Association training opportunities.
General Payments Systems School of Study
In this School of Study, you'll carefully examine the core payment systems such as the ACH Network, and payment instruments like checks, cards, wires and some of the emerging payment channels such as RTP®. You'll learn the characteristics and uses of each payments system, participant roles and responsibilities, operational aspects of payment-related products and gain an understanding of the relationships between those mechanisms.
Payment Innovations & Technologies School of Study
In this School of Study, you'll focus on emerging industry developments and disruptors. You'll learn blockchain use cases, how payment technology is driving payment experience, strategies for partnering with fintechs and uses for APIs.
Payments Risk & Compliance School of Study
In this School of Study, you'll examine the risks associated with payments systems as well as the rules and laws governing compliance. Courses focus on emerging trends in fraud, fraud prevention and data security and privacy. You'll also complete a comprehensive study of the associated rules and regulations, coming away with a deep understanding of the evolving risk and regulatory environment as well as the tools to mitigate threats.
Lecture Halls encompass a wealth of topics, and are intended and recommended for all students. These sessions enhance the focused education you'll receive at the Payments Institute.
Nacha is pleased to offer two options for advanced learning at TPI 2020 - the Master's Program and the Payments Risk Management Master's Program. Both programs are open to AAPs, APRPs, Alumni who have attended in TPI in the last three years, and AFP accredited individuals. Advanced enrollment in TPI 2020 and the master's program is required. Contact Stephanie Prebish for more information and to see if you're eligible.
The Master’s Program is for those wanting to explore the business strategies shaping payments today. You'll contribute to sessions and discussions to define the impact of new and emerging payments, and participate in practical, hands-on scenarios planning to respond swiftly in today’s changing environment.
Payments Risk Management Master’s Program
In the Payments Risk Management Master’s Program, you'll ace the complexities of risk management across traditional and emerging payment types. Effectively managing payments risk is crucial for organizations that provide payment services. Students sharpen their skill set on risk management strategies, concepts and mitigation techniques within the payments ecosystem.