APRP (Accredited Payments Risk Professional Certification)

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The APRP (Accredited Payments Risk Professional) Certification esteems itself to identify those individuals who are competent in risk across payment channels at an enterprise level. In 2018, its pilot year, participation was limited to 250 participants, with 204 individuals who are now APRPs!

Exam Dates: July 1 - 20, 2019

The exam will cover the following areas:

  • Fundamentals of Payments Risk Management - 27%
  • Payment Systems - 16%
  • Payments Risk Policy & Governance - 10%
  • Payments Risk Management Systems and Controls - 22%
  • Physical and Information Security - 13%
  • Regulatory Environment - 12%

APRP Certification Propels Your Business & Career Forward

Becoming an APRP will help you to advance both your financial institution as well as your career. Having an APRP employee shows examiners that your Financial Institution is committed to risk management and regulatory compliance. As an APRP, you can rest assured that you will rise above the rest by exemplifying that you are committed to your payments-related profession and helping your employer remediate risk.

APRP Prep Series

Register for the comprehensive APRP Prep Series that includes webinars that cover the details one needs to know for the APRP Certification Exam and learn all about payments risk.

Click here to Register for the APRP Webinar Based Prep Series 2019
Cost - $650 Members / $1,300 Non-Members

Individual Webinars:
Members - $199
Non-Members - $398

Time for Each Webinar: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Central Time

March 6, 2019 - So You Think You Want to be an APRP?
April 17, 2019 - Payment Systems 2 Part Series
April 24, 2019 - Payment Systems 2 Part Series
May 1, 2019 - Risk Fundamentals
May 15, 2019 - Payments Risk Policy & Governance
May 22, 2019 - Payments Risk Regulations
May 29, 2019 - Payments Risk Management Systems & Controls
June 5, 2019 - Physical & Information Security

Suggested APRP Study Publication

(Publication is individually priced)

APRP Flashcards

Enhancements are being made to the APRP study guide (provided when you register for the APRP Exam) and other reference materials to help prepare for the exam.

Registration for the 2019 APRP Certificate July 2019 Exam window began September 10, 2018. Registration is now open. To learn more, click here!