Payments Boot CampTM 

Intense, time efficient, comprehensive, and unbiased.

Over 32,000 payments professionals have attended Glenbrook’s popular Payments Boot CampTM which provides a thorough 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 CampTM is ‘great’ – and say that it will increase their effectiveness on the job.”

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

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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 CampTM 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.

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