MRC Online Courses

Introduction to Payments Orchestration

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The Introduction to Payments Orchestration course offers a self-paced, foundational program covering payment orchestration fundamentals. Users will delve into the components of payments orchestration, understand ownership costs, and gain insights into optimal merchant platform implementation practices. The course includes interactive modules and quizzes to ensure a comprehensive and engaging learning experience.

Program Details

Program Level: Basic 

Program Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Program Delivery Method: QAS Self Study

CPE Credits: 1.0

Advanced Preparation and/or Pre-requisites: None

Time to Complete: 1-1.5 hours


  • Define payments orchestration
  • List key challenges that payments orchestration aims to solve
  • Outline how payments orchestration works
  • Identify and describe the components of payments orchestration
  • Identify the key benefits of payments orchestration for merchants
  • Describe payment and fraud management costs
  • Identify initiatives that drive more efficient cost ownership
  • Outline key considerations for merchants looking to partner with a payments orchestration provider. 

Please allow 1-1.5 hours to complete this course. The course culminates with a comprehensive final assessment to evaluate the user's comprehension of the material. Upon successfully completing the final assessment, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion representing their proficiency in the subject matter.


MRC Members: USD $75 (plus applicable taxes)

Non-members: USD $150 (plus applicable taxes)

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What Participants Are Saying

"The First-Party Misuse Essentials course illuminated the complexities of fraud impacting countless merchants. I recommend it to anyone seeking to deepen their understanding." Andrea Fusco | Payment Abuse Lead, LinkedIn 

"The Chargebacks Essentials course is a potent refresher for seasoned professionals." Helen Parker | E-Commerce Fraud Prevention Specialist, TJX Companies 

"The MRC's payments course is a gem I wish I found earlier in my career." Pete Cianci | Head of Partnerships, Spreedly


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RAPID Edu Refund Policy

For the RAPID Edu program self-study courses, refunds and cancellations are determined on a case-by-case basis. Cancellations and requests for refunds must be communicated in writing to Refunds will not be issued once a course is started. Additionally, courses must be completed within one year of the course enrollment date.

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