Accredited Payments Risk Professional (APRP)


The APRP credential demonstrates that you, or your employees, have mastered the complexities of risk management for ACH, check, wire, debit, credit and prepaid cards, and emerging and alternative payments.

Effectively managing payments risk is crucial for organizations that provide payment services, such as financial institutions, solution providers and processors, businesses and other
end-user entities that use these services, and examiners who oversee this activity.

Why Become an Accredited Payments Risk Professional?

• Propel your business forward
• Recognition throughout the payments industry
• Show that you mastered the complexities of Risk Management for:
  • ACH
  • Check
  • Wire
  • Debit
  • Credit & prepaid cards
  • Emerging & alternative payments
• Show you’re committed to risk management regulation compliance
• Be the “go-to” expert in risk management across payment types

Who Should get Accredited?

• Anyone involved in payments
• Financial Institutions
• Corporate end-users
• Regulators
• Service Providers
• Processors

UMACHA Can Help!

UMACHA will help you attain the Accredited Risk Payments Professional (APRP) designation. UMACHA will provide, in its pilot year, a variety of preparation training sessions for APRP candidates. Check out our Education Schedule, for these sessions. Continuing education credits are also available by attending Payments University and the Navigating Payments conference.

The 2018 APRP Certification Training Package

The APRP Exam Preparation Series is ideal for UMACHA members who are considering, or are planning on sitting for, the APRP exam in March, 2018.

Class Subjects & Schedule

Webinars will take place from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. (CST)

December 12 APRP Orientation webinar
January 3 Payment Systems-Part 1 webinar
January 10 Payment Systems-Part 2 webinar
January 17 Risk Fundamentals-Part 1 webinar
January 24 Risk Fundamentals-Part 2 webinar
January 31 Payments Risk Policy, Governance and Regulations webinar
February 7 Payments Risk Management Systems & Controls webinar
February 14 Physical and Information Security webinar
March 5 In-Person Exam Review Workshop
UMACHA office - Brooklyn Park, MN
APRP Combo Pack - Prep Webinar Series
2018 APRP Exam Test Window March 5th - 17th, 2018
Register to take the Exam


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