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Cryptocurrency Essentials - 6680

Cryptocurrency Essentials - A Fundamental Course for Payment Professionals

Developed in partnership with Chainalysis

Course Overview:

In today's rapidly shifting digital transaction environment, cryptocurrency emerges not just as an innovative currency but as a paradigm-shifting challenge. As a payment professional, understanding cryptocurrency is not about grasping a new form of money. It is about navigating the nuances of a dynamic landscape where traditional financial safety nets may not apply.

Designed specifically for payment professionals working in risk management, compliance, and related areas, this course is your first step in decoding the complexities of cryptocurrency. Dive deep into its implications for risk and security, explore the prevalent fraud patterns in crypto, and arm yourself with strategies to counter potential threats.

Who is this course for?

Payment professionals, law enforcement, and merchants navigating the challenges of fraud, regulatory oversight, and the unpredictable nature of cryptocurrency as a payment mechanism.

Course Highlights:

  • Target Level: Novice-Intermediate
  • Duration: 60-90 minutes
  • Format:  This course is asynchronous and interactive. This is not a recorded webinar.  It is an interactive learning experience designed to reinforce learning. You may complete it on your time and schedule.  Once purchased, you will have access to the course for one year.  The course is non-transferrable and worth one (1) ETA CPP credit.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Unravel the significance of cryptocurrency in the current financial framework.
  2. Demystify the foundation of blockchain technology powering cryptocurrencies.
  3. Dive into Bitcoin's mechanics and discover the leading alternative cryptocurrencies.
  4. Navigate the ecosystem, pinpoint crucial participants, applications, and understand areas of risk as well as gain insight into the regulatory landscape.
  5. Explore the capabilities of blockchain analysis in bolstering risk management.
  6. Foresee emerging trends, prepping you for the future of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.

Stay ahead of the curve and ensure you're equipped with the most up-to-date insights in the payment world. Proudly brought to you by the Association for Payment Professionals, in collaboration with Chainalysis.  

Non-Member Price: $125
Member Price: $99