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Payment Essentials

The Payment Essentials eLearning course is designed to equip you with the foundational knowledge and insights needed to navigate the rapidly evolving payments landscape. Whether you're new to the field or looking to update your skills, this course offers valuable content that will benefit your professional growth. By completing the course, you'll understand the key components of the payments ecosystem, best practices for payments security, essential regulations and compliance requirements, and explore emerging trends in the industry.

Who Should Enroll?

  • eCommerce payment professionals who need a comprehensive understanding of the payment landscape.
  • Fraud prevention specialists seeking to understand how payment processes intersect with fraud risks.
  • Financial analysts responsible for evaluating and managing financial operations in retail, including understanding chargebacks and interchange fees.
  • Compliance officers ensuring that eCommerce operations adhere to payment laws, regulations, and standards.
  • This course may also benefit online retail business owners, customer service representatives, IT and security professionals, and marketing and sales professionals in eCommerce.

What You Will Learn

  • Payments Ecosystem: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the payments ecosystem, including key players, processes, and technologies.
  • Risk Management: Learn about best practices in payment security, risk assessment, and mitigation strategies.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay informed about the latest regulations and compliance requirements affecting the payments industry.
  • Emerging Trends: Learn about the changing payments industry and what the future holds for merchants and consumers.

Program Details

  • Program Level: Basic
  • Program Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
  • Program Delivery Method: QAS Self Study
  • CPE Credits: 3.2
  • Advanced Preparation and/or Pre-requisites: None
  • Pricing: USD $450 (plus applicable taxes) | MRC Members receive complimentary enrollment thanks to

Please allow approx. 3.5 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 and CPE credits representing their proficiency in the subject matter.

CPE credits can be applied toward industry certifications such as the Certified Payments and Fraud Prevention Professional (CPFPP) and the Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE).

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MRC Education Accreditation

The Merchant Risk Council is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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MRC Education Refund Policy

MRC Education eLearning course 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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