Payments Boot Camp

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Introduction

Glenbrook’s popular Payments Boot Camp™ is a thorough two-day overview of the payments industry, from the fundamentals to what’s new and on the horizon. It’s a fast-paced, focused, and fun way to get smart about payments.

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“Over 90% of attendees say the Payments Boot Camp is ‘great’ – and say that it will increase their effectiveness on the job.”

Russ Jones
Partner and Payments Education Program Manager, Glenbrook Partners, LLC


The Classroom Experience

Glenbrook Payments Boot Camps and workshops are designed as small-group, interactive sessions, typically limited to 45 people. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and there is ample opportunity to connect with the leaders and network with other participants. Dress is business casual, and laptops and other devices may be used during sessions.

Why would you come to Glenbrook?

You’re new to the payments world – perhaps working as a payments professional for a merchant. Or having transitioned into a role in payments for a bank. You’re looking for an opportunity to ramp your knowledge quickly and gain a perspective on how we got here – and what’s ahead. This is what we do best. Join us for one of our Payments Boot Camps – you’ll learn quickly!

Network with your peers

Payments Boot Camp and workshop attendees enjoy opportunities to connect with other people in the industry, as well a with the Glenbrook team. Most two-day events have a networking reception at the end of the first day, and there are always chances to network during lunches and breaks.

Who Attends

Glenbrook’s Payments Education Program is useful both for experienced manages, who often want to be updated on what’s happening in areas outside of their immediate domain, and for newcomers, who need a broad overview of the U.S. payments systems to create a context for their work.

Over 15,000 payments professionals have attended Glenbrook workshops. Attendees have included product, strategy, and sales manages, technology, operations, and risk managers, investors, inventors, and analysts, management teams from payments startups.

Agenda

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.

Day One

1. Payments Systems Overview

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

2. Perspectives on Users and Providers

  • User perspectives – Consumers, Merchants
  • Provider perspectives – Banks, Networks, Processors
  • Other constituents – Regulators

3. Core Systems: Card Payments

  • Core concepts, value chains, flows, technology
  • Major card networks and industry evolution
  • Data breaches, security, and fraud
  • Economics and interchange
  • Fundamentals of card issuing
  • Fundamentals of card acceptance

4. Core Systems: ACH, Checks, Wires, and Cash

  • Value chains, products, economics, major players, and trends

5. Networking Reception

Day Two

6. Global Payments

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

7. Payments Innovation

  • Payments innovation meta themes
  • Glenbrook’s payments innovation framework
  • Innovation building blocks
  • Innovators’ Spotlight – PayPal

8. Digital Payments

  • Key technologies, tokenization, wallet models
  • Innovators’ Spotlight – Apple
  • Mobile POS, mobile commerce, and merchant apps
  • In-app payments and remote checkout

9. New Point of Sale

  • Mobile POS and Tablet Acceptance
  • Innovators’ Spotlight ­– Square

10. Faster Payments

  • Real-time Payments – Key concepts, definitions
  • Innovators’ Spotlight – Faster Payments (U.K.)

11. Bitcoin and Blockchain

  • Key concepts, use cases, ecosystem, challenges

Fees, billing, discounts, refunds

Fees

The standard, two-day Payments Boot Camp registration fee is $2195 per person.

Bundle and save $200! The optional, one-day Insight Workshop fee is reduced from $995 to $795 per person when you register for the Payments Boot Camp PLUS the corresponding one-day workshop.

Fees include:

  • instruction
  • instruction materials (including hard and soft copy of presentation slides)
  • breakfast and lunch on instruction days
  • networking reception on the evening of the first day of the Payments Boot Camp

Fees do not include:

  • hotel accommodations

Payments / Billing

Glenbrook accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard, PayPal and Visa for payment upon registration. If required, payment may be made by an invoice sent to your company – with our prior approval. Please contact us to obtain approval for invoice billing.

Discounts*

Individual discounts:

  • Save 10% – Early Bird discount. Register 2+ months in advance of a Payments Boot Camp and receive 10% off. Use discount code GH52R3 when registering.
  • Save 10% – Alumni discount. Glenbrook Payments Education alumni wanting to attend another payments education event. Contact us 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
  • Contact us 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.

Refunds

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

Daily schedule

Day One

  • 8:30am – 9:00am breakfast available
  • 9:00am instruction begins
  • 12:00 – 1:00pm lunch is provided
  • 5:00pm instruction ends
  • 5:00pm – 7:00pm complimentary networking reception

Day Two

  • 8:30am – 9:00am breakfast available
  • 9:00am instruction begins
  • 12:00 – 1:00pm lunch is provided
  • 5:00pm session ends
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