MasterCard Academy
  • Upcoming Open seminar

    Introduction to Acquiring with Mastercard

    26 - 27 September 2017, London

    This two day face to face seminar is designed to provide newcomers to the industry with the basics of acquiring. The seminar will help to build their understanding of the 4 party model, the role of the Acquirer and the acquiring value chain and transaction cycle. The seminar will also introduce them to key topics such as chargebacks, fraud and risk and the key factors impacting on Acquirers in today’s European market. This two day session is designed for entrants new to acquiring or anyone wanting to understand more about the acceptance of card payments. It would also be suitable for those in commercial, business, sales and operational roles.

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  • Upcoming Open seminar

    Introduction to risk management for Issuers and Acquirers

    11 October 2017, Barcelona

    This seminar addresses how our core systems and tools can help to mitigate risk and fraud in the card present and card not present environment. We address the main items related to risk & fraud management, trends, Mastercard standards and other essentials, such as Mastercard Connect, for example.

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  • Upcoming Live Event

    Mastercard Connect 2.0

    26 September 2017

    During this Live Event, we will have an overview on Mastercard Connect portal - emphasizing on the new 2.0 version. You will learn about the new Login page, the re-designed Homepage, the new Connect store as well as have an opportunity to familiarize yourself with 2.0 simplified & intuitive interface.

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  • Upcoming Live Event

    Payment Account Reference (PAR)

    19 September 2017

    The EMVCo introduction of Payment Account Reference provides an industry-aligned approach designed to help link Primary Account Number (PAN) based transactions to transactions on associated payment tokens without using the PAN as the linkage mechanism.


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Business Insights

Business insights

To keep yourself up-to-date on what is going on in the card payments business, take a look at our seminars that are designed for all customers, both new and existing.

Bulletin Highlights

Bulletin highlights

Stay up-to-date with the main articles from MasterCard’s Global and European Operations Bulletins

Franchise And Regulatory

Franchise & regulatory

Compliance at all levels is rapidly becoming a business critical activity. Take a look at our seminars that will help you avoid issues and protect your business.

Products And Solutions

Products & solutions

Take a look at our seminars that address latest developments in consumer & commercial products. Don’t miss out on our seminars that cover MasterCard ‘s state-of-the-art technology solutions, such as chip & contactless and digital payments

Issuer Business

Issuer business

If you want to manage your issuing business more profitably, take a look at our seminars that cover the issuing side of card payments.

Acquirer Business

Acquirer business

If you want to grow your business without increasing your risk, take a look at our seminars that cover the acquiring side of card payments.

Implementation & Operations

Implementation & operations

Transactions don’t happen by magic. Take a look at our seminars and drill down to the level of knowledge that you need, in order to optimize your day-to-day operations

Customer Testing

Customer testing

Take a look at our seminars that explain how to go live with MasterCard and how to perform ongoing testing using the MasterCard Simulators



Choose the wrong chargeback reason code and you could lose a transaction dispute. Our seminars are designed to help you progress your knowledge in this highly specialized area.

Risk Management

Risk management

If you want to increase your business without increasing your fraud, take a look at our seminars and learn how to defend your business in today’s fast changing ecosystem.