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Understanding the Banking World

Date: 02 March 2010
Venue: JW Marriott Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Banking Terms and Definitions

Introduction to the Banking world covering items such as :

  • Issuers, Acquirers, Payment Schemes
  • Card types - Credit, debit, prepaid, stored value, mobile
  • POS
  • Transaction Networks, Payment Gateways, Processors
  • Interchange and Merchant Discount Fees
  • Repudiation
  • Risk Management

Customer Segments & Banking Products

How do Banks segment customers and what are the key segments for customers when considering payment related products.
What are the key financials and potential banking channels considered for:

  • Premium Customers
  • Standard Customers
  • Foreign Customers
  • Students
  • The "Unbanked";

Payment Technologies

Explore the progress of the payment industry over the past 20 years and learn about the impact of:

  • Standard Magnetic Stripe cards
  • Giro transactions
  • Smart Cards & EMV
  • Contactless Cards
  • Mobile technologies (SMS & USSD)
  • Mobile Applications (Banking, Money Transfers)
  • The promise of NFC

Payment Projects and the Payment Industry

What are some of the key areas to understand when considering implementation of payment type projects :

  • What do the Banks consider when building their Business Cases
  • How does the "Eco-System" affect your relationship with Banks, Integrators and Application Providers
  • Whats the big deal about payment security?
  • What role do payment schemes such as American Express, MasterCard, Visa etc play in the payments industry
  • What impact does standards bodies have on the payments industry?

Payment Project Review & Interactive Study Session

Review together some of the experiences of different types of payment projects launched around the world and help build a payment solution for a given market:

  • Discover the key successes of a sample of payment solutions implemented worldwide
  • Review together some of the failures and problems associated with some selected payment projects
  • How to better plan your payment solution
  • Implementation considerations and potential problems
  • Designing a payment project plan around a given case study opportunity

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