The new Master’s Program allows for an even deeper dive into payments industry developments and their impact on the ecosystem to provide professionals with a sharper skill set ...
HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) June 23, 2015
June 23, 2015 – NACHA – The Electronic Payments Association® announced today that it has expanded the curriculum at The Payments Institute, a university-style program focused on continuing education for industry professionals, to include a Master’s Program. TPI will be held July 12-15 at the Emory Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta.
The Master’s Program will allow students to explore the business strategies shaping payments today; contribute to sessions and discussions to define the impact of new and emerging payments; and participate in practical, hands-on scenario planning to mitigate risk in a changing environment.
“Over the course of four days, TPI provides intense professional development in a customized, in-depth curriculum taught by respected industry leaders,” said Scott M. Lang, AAP, senior vice president, Association Services at NACHA. “The new Master’s Program allows for an even deeper dive into payments industry developments and their impact on the ecosystem to provide professionals with a sharper skill set and to better equip them to contribute to their organizations and succeed in their careers.”
In addition to the Master’s Program, TPI offers four other Schools of Study, including the Examiner School, Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) Prep School, Risk and Compliance School, and General Payments Systems School. TPI also provides a selection of lectures and electives. Attendees can earn up to 20 AAP credits.
The curriculum is geared towards the needs and practices of payments professionals on all career levels, whether they are an experienced AAP, working on getting credentialed, or are new to the industry. To register for TPI or for more information, visit nacha.org/PaymtInstit.
About NACHA — The Electronic Payments Association
Since 1974, NACHA – The Electronic Payments Association has served as trustee of the ACH Network, managing the development, administration and rules for the payment network that universally connects all 12,000 financial institutions in the U.S. The Network, which moves money and information directly from one bank account to another, supports more than 90 percent of the total value of all electronic payments in the U.S. Through its collaborative, self-governing model, education, and inclusive engagement of ACH Network participants, NACHA facilitates the expansion and diversification of electronic payments, supporting Direct Deposit and Direct Payment via ACH transactions, including ACH credit and debit payments, recurring and one-time payments; government, consumer and business transactions; international payments, and payments plus payment-related information. Through NACHA’s expertise and leadership, the ACH Network is now one of the largest, safest, and most reliable systems in the world, creating value and enabling innovation for all participants. Visit nacha.org for more information.