Payments Boot Camp

Payments Boot Camp
September 24-26, 2024


Register before August 24 to receive a 10% discount!

Glenbrook’s three-day virtual Payments Boot Camp is just as interactive and educational as the on-site workshop, featuring breakout sessions, presentations, live Q&A’s, group exercises and real-time feedback.



This workshop will be hosted virtually using Zoom Meetings.



Glenbrook’s agenda is structured to ensure that you understand how the industry works as a whole. We emphasize the economics – so that you understand how money is made in the industry, and by whom.

Payments Systems Overview

  • Industry definitions, payments domains
  • Key concepts – open/closed, push/pull, chain of liability
  • How payments systems differ
  • Risk in payments
  • Payments systems economics

Perspectives on Users and Providers

  • End-User perspectives – Consumers, Businesses
  • Provider perspectives – Banks, Networks, Processors, PSPs
  • Other constituents – Regulators

Core Systems

  • Cards – Core concepts, value chains, transaction flow, technology, economics
  • Checks – Value chain, check imaging, remote deposit capture, volume trend
  • ACH – Value chain, transaction flow, direct debit risk model, volume, and trends
  • Wires – Value chain, economics, major players, and trends
  • Fast Payments – Processing model and components, Zelle vs RTP vs FedNow
  • Cash – Usage trends, ATM networks, and digital currencies

Global Payments

  • Local country payments systems – models, common elements, variables
  • Cross-border payments – international wires; cross-border card processing

Payments Domains

  • Domain overview, monetization strategies, key trends for each domain
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Remote Commerce
  • Bill Pay
  • Person to Person (P2P)
  • Business to Business (B2B)
  • Income

Fintech Innovation

  • Market drivers, building blocks and key trends

30,000+ Glenbrook Payments Boot CampTM workshop participants

Attending companies include fintechs, networks, banks, technology providers, investors, and more.

Customer Testimonials

“The Payments Boot Camp® has done an amazing job at giving me a broader understanding of the payments industry in an easy to digest and engaging format.”

– Tessa Dill Money Solutions Specialist – Payments, Shopify

Key Payments Terminology

All the key terms explained on one place.

Glenbrook Press

Comprehensive books that detail the systems and innovations shaping the payments industry.

Daily Schedule

Payments Boot Camp

Day One

  • 11:00am – 1:00pm ET – workshop
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET – break
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm ET – workshop
  • 4:00pm – 4:30pm ET – optional Q&A

Day Two

  • 11:00am – 1:00pm ET – workshop
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET – break
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm ET – workshop
  • 4:00pm – 4:30pm ET – optional Q&A

Day Three

  • 11:00am – 1:00pm ET – workshop
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET – break
  • 2:00pm – 4:00pm ET – workshop
  • 4:00pm – 4:30pm ET – optional Q&A

Fees, billing, discount and refunds


Individual discounts:

  • Save 10% – Early-bird discount. Register at least 1 month in advance of a virtual workshop, or 2 months in advance of an in-person workshop, to receive this special price.
  • Save 10% – Alumni discount. Glenbrook Payments Education alumni wanting to attend another payments education event. Contact us, prior to registering, to request your alumni discount code.

Group discounts:

  • Save 10% – Register 2 people for a Payments Boot Camp
  • Save 15% – Register 3-6 people for a Payments Boot Camp
  • Save 20% – Register 7-9 people for a Payments Boot Camp
  • Save 30% – Register 10+ people for a Payments Boot Camp
  • Group discount rates apply to registrations within a 6-month timeframe.
  • Contact us, prior to registering, to request your group discount code.

Glenbrook client discounts:

  • Discounts are also available for select Glenbrook clients. Contact us to inquire about a discount code.

* Only one discount code may be used per person. Discounts may not be combined with any other sale, promotion, discount, code, coupon, and/or offer.


Payments Boot Camp and workshop registrants may cancel their registration for a full refund if cancelled two weeks prior to the event. Refunds for cancellations within two weeks of the event will be considered on a case by case basis. In some cases, it may be possible to switch registrations to an event at a later date.

Local Airports, Driving Directions, Hotels

This workshop will be hosted virtually using Zoom Meetings.

Reference Materials & Resources


  • Payments News – Glenbrook’s curated daily news feed
  • Payments Views – Glenbrook’s commentary and opinion blog on topical issues in the payments industry
  • Payments On Fire – Glenbrook’s podcast interview series featuring the latest and most interesting developments in payments
  • Glossary – Glenbrook has compiled an expansive industry glossary of key payments terms and acronyms
  • Attending Companies – view a list of companies who have attended Glenbrook Payments Education events

Workshop Leaders

Yvette Bohanan

Yvette Bohanan

Yvette helps our clients develop high-performing payments teams through our Payments Boot Camp® offerings. Leading select engagements in areas such as digital currency systems and payments risk management, Yvette works with our clients to develop strategies for product introductions, revenue generation, and risk management.

Russ Jones

Russ Jones

Russ brings exceptional skills in payments industry analysis, strategy development, and product conceptualization - as well as 35 years as an executive, analyst, and consultant - to Glenbrook clients from across the payments value chain.

Debbie Bartoo

Debbie Bartoo

As part of Glenbrook’s education team, Debbie draws on professional and teaching experiences to help organizations be apprised of the foundations and innovations underway with payments.