We provide online and in-person customized learning and training courses for payments veterans, new hires and startups.

GVGroup offers customized learning and education programs that provide business knowledge and insights into the payments industry for payment veterans or new hires.  Our team has extensive experience across all areas of the payments industry and has designed learning programs for key industry players involved across the entire payments value chain, including acquiring, issuing and processing businesses.

Payments Courses

Introductory

Payments 101 Accepting and Processing Electronic Payments in the U.S.

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Intermediate

Deep Dive into Electronic payments - Acquiring focus

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Intermediate

Optimizing Payments Acceptance and Compliance with Enhanced Risk Controls

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Delivering Customized Learning

GVGroup has developed and delivered a wide-variety of educational programs, typically on a customized basis, to meet specific organizational needs and requirements. We provide services on a per project/course or retainer basis, and we are focused on ensuring our clients maximize the return on their educational investment. Topics have included:  

  • Electronic Payments Ecosystem

  • Merchant Acquiring Business and Strategies

  • Mobile Payments

  • Merchant Acquiring, Revenue, Costs, Margins and Profitability

  • Issuer Revenue, Costs, Margins and Profitability

  • Visa and MasterCard Risk Management and Requirements

Engagement Examples

CLIENT

Large payment network

PROJECT OBJECTIVE

Improve financial acumen of merchant and bank sales staff to enhance the design, improve negotiations skill to obtain internal and client approval

GVGROUP ACTIONS

  • Designed a customized curriculum to enhance and refresh financial terminology and skill sets

  • Identified sales and value chain best practices across the financial payments ecosystem

RESULTS

Enhanced training of  sales staff resulting in a significant increase in merchant, acquirer and bank deals and increased payment volume and revenue to the network

 

CLIENT

Major payment processor

PROJECT OBJECTIVE

Provide an overview of the acquiring business from a payment processor perspective to improve understanding of the  relationship management team

GVGROUP ACTIONS

  • Developed customized course

  • Created course materials

  • Presented education modules and supported post course reference and evaluation materials

RESULTS

Successfully enhanced staff knowledge on payment and acquiring business processes, including revenue and expense drivers and operations strategy

 

CLIENT

PayKademy

PROJECT OBJECTIVE

Inform and educate participants about the electronic payments value chain, key players and revenue and expense drivers

GVGROUP ACTIONS

  • Developed multiple in person and online courses that include introductory and advanced learning about the electronic payments industry

RESULTS

Key corporate staff from major payment networks, banks, online market platforms and startups have benefitted from the courses and comprehensive curricula