Risk Management Master's Program

Sunday, July 21

UNDERSTANDING THE PAYMENTS RISK ENVIRONMENT

Payments Risk Management Masters Program
1:45 PM PM-3:45 PM | Azalea

This level-setting course introduces students to foundational risk principles in the payments industry. The instructor discusses risk management across ACH, check, wire transfer, and card payment channels, as well as disaster recovery and contingency planning. Students learn core components of enterprise risk, such as risk management life cycles, key terms, and risk mitigation business drivers.

Jen Wasmund, AAP, CTP, NCP
Enterprise Payments Risk Manager, Capital One

NEW! MASTERS CLASS SHARE & TELL

Masters Programs
4:00 PM-5:30 PM | Lullwater I-II

This class offers students the opportunity to mingle and interact with fellow students to discuss situations they have encountered, vendors they have used, Rules they don't fully understand  (or think could be changed). Students are encouraged to send in suggested topics in advance of TPI. Both Payments Risk Management Masters and Masters Program students will engage in this interactive setting. 

TPI Board of Regents Members

Monday, July 22

ONBOARDING & AGREEMENTS: PROTECTING YOUR ORGANIZATION FROM RISK 

Payments Risk Management Masters Program
10:00 AM-11:30 AM | Azalea

Partnering with vendors to outsource responsibilities oftentimes improves the day-to-day processes, but ensuring that the agreement clearly defines the responsibilities of each party is critical.  Once a vendor has been selected the onboarding process begins. This course reviews the steps to be taken to define the role of each party, ensuring that the agreement clearly spells out the liabilities for non-compliance. Different types of vendor relationships including selecting third party processors, core processors and other service providers. Following an overview of the topic students will work in group to develop a detailed checklist of items to consider when vetting vendors and examining the impact to an organization if warranties and liabilities are not well established. 

Matthew C. Luzadder
Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

ADVANCED ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT

Payments Risk Management Masters Program
12:45 PM-2:45 PM | Azalea

The ability to understand, control and articulate risk levels in pursuit of business strategies and accountability for risks taken resonates with stakeholders when it comes to expressing confidence in an organization. This advanced course explores the functionality of enterprise risk management (ERM) from a financial institution perspective. ERM topics covered include identifying, reporting and controlling risks, and the progress being made in the financial world when it comes to ERM.

Elizabeth A. Cronenweth, AAP, CTP
SVP, ACH Segment Manager, Huntington National Bank

FASTER PAYMENT RISK STRATEGIES

Payments Risk Management Masters Program
3:15 PM-4:30 PM | Azalea

The faster payments movement in the U.S. shows no signs of stopping. All payments participants will be impacted in some manner by a new product, payment system or process. As payments move faster, it is critical to identify processes to use these mechanisms while ensuring steps are taken to recognize risk. Building a strategy for identifying and mitigating faster payments risk goes beyond understanding the “hows” and the “whys.” It must also include the “why nots” and the “what ifs.” Faculty in this course explore faster payments offerings available in the marketplace while examining the need to develop procedures to recognize and mitigate risk in the faster payments environment. 

Tristan Thompson
SVP, Payments Group Manager, Bank Product, UMB Bank, N.A.

Tuesday, July 23

ADVANCED APIS

Payments Risk Management Masters Program
9:45 AM-11:00 AM | Azalea

The ABCs of APIs introduced students to the concept of APIs. This deeper-dive course examines cloud computing and how APIs factor in to the Internet of Things (IoT). Also discussed will how APIs differ between local, web and program and why design and data structure are important.

Orlando Santos
Vice President, Product Strategy and Innovation, Payrailz

 

BSA & AML SANCTIONS: CROSSING ORGANIZATIONAL SILOS TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE

Payments Risk Management Masters Program
11:15 AM-12:30 PM | Azalea

Having a keen understanding of the role and impact of OFAC and the requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering laws as well as new FinCen rules could prevent all financial institutions from facing large penalties, both financial and reputational. Faculty in this course examine why understanding all requirements are necessary and how to ensure the business and operations side of an organization are working together to fully understand the implications of non-compliance.  

Matthew C. Luzadder
Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

USING APIS FOR RISK MITIGATION

Payments Risk Management Masters Program
1:30 PM-3:00 PM | Azalea

This interactive course breaks students into small groups to participate in a white board activity to develop ideas on how APIs can be used to mitigate or identify risk threats. Students will consider functionality of the API and will present ideas to faculty judges to determine which group has created the next big thing in APIs.

Jane E. Larimer
President & CEO, Nacha

Kathy Levin, AAP
Senior Director, Strategic Payments Analyst, Nacha

Les Smith
Senior Sales Executive, Fiserv

THE PAYMENTS COURT: RISK & CYBERCRIME

Payments Risk Management Masters Program
3:15 PM-4:30 PM | Azalea

In the payments system, regulations are created to protect the innocent. In this course, the dedicated students who listen to these cases become the judge and jury as they preside over payments risk-related legal rulings. Teams are divided into plaintiffs, defendants and jurors as they strategize to break down the facts of each case. Several preeminent payments attorneys assist in this engaging, interactive course. These are their stories.

Duncan Douglass
Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

Richard M. Fraher
VP & Counsel to the RPO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Matthew C. Luzadder
Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Wednesday, July 24

PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS

Payments Risk Management Master's Program
10:00 AM-11:30 AM | Lullwater I-II

Never before has effective strategic planning been more important in the payments world. Yet, the ability to do it effectively is interrupted by the rapid, and frequently unpredictable, changes in the environment. This course proposes a contemporary strategic planning model that maximizes the opportunity for long-term success.

Richard R. Oliver
Independent Consultant

HOW TO PRESENT TO YOUR BOARD ON RISK EVENTS

Payments Risk Management Masters Program
12:15 PM-1:45 PM | Azalea

Presenting ideas to your Board can be a daunting task, oftentimes one that seems intimidating even to the most experienced professionals. Even more stressful is when you have to present on urgent issues such as the results of a cyberattack or other risk event.  However, keeping executive staff informed is crucial to maintain the soundness and reputation of your organization. This course offers tips on ways to prepare for these situations. 

Stephen Wojciechowicz, AAP, CTP
Director, Head of Product Governance and Risk, Americas, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas

HOW TO PRESENT TO YOUR BOARD ON RISK EVENT LAB

Payments Risk Management Masters Program
2:00 PM-3:15 PM | Azalea

This interactive course breaks students into small groups to develop and deliver a mock Board presentation, providing hands-on experience to take back to your organization.

Stephen Wojciechowicz, AAP, CTP
Director, Head of Product Governance and Risk, Americas, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas