On-Demand Modules

Card System Essentials


OnDemand Video Module


As consumers, we all know about Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. These four card networks, and another 80+ card networks around the world, collectively make up the card system. This webinar grounds participants in card system fundamentals and introduces the key concepts and terminology used in the market.

Topics Covered

Card system key value chain (historic and contemporary), transaction processing model, risk exposure by participant, and interchange. We’ll also take a high-level look at the role of the card network vs the card issuer vs the card acquirer.

Learning Objectives

To understand the common card system concepts that span all card networks and how the card system differs from other payments systems.

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.