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 will carefully examine the core payments systems such as the ACH Network, checks and image-based checks, debit and credit cards and wires. You’ll receive a thorough knowledge of the characteristics and uses of each payments system, participant roles and responsibilities, operational aspects of payment-related products and a keen 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 such as cryptocurrency and blockchain, mobile and digital banking, tokenization, APIs and more.
Payments Risk & Compliance School of Study
If you deal with risk and compliance, you will benefit from this School of Study. In it, you’ll examine the risks associated with the core 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 will 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.
In addition to attending courses through your chosen School of Study, the Payments Institute gives you the opportunity to learn from our daily Lecture Halls. Lecture Halls encompass a myriad of evolving topics, which enhance the focused education offered at TPI.
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.
If you are a seasoned payments professional wanting to explore the business strategies shaping payments today, you should consider the Payments Institute’s Master’s Program. In it, you will contribute to sessions and discussions to define the impact of new and emerging payments, and participate in practical, hands-on scenario planning to mitigate risk in a changing environment. The Master’s Program provides you with a sharper skill set to better equip you to contribute to your organization and succeed in your career.
Payments Risk Management Master’s Program
Mastering the complexities of risk management across traditional and emerging payment types is a skill that will continue to increase in value to payments risk professionals and the diverse organizations that employ them. Effectively managing payments risk is crucial for organizations that provide payment services, such as financial institutions, solution providers and processors, businesses and other end-user entities that use these services,and examiners who oversee this activity. The Payments Risk Management Master’s Program provides you with a sharper skill set to better equip you to become an expert in knowledge of risk management strategies, concepts and mitigation techniques within the payments ecosystem.