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Understand and Master the SEPA Credit Transfer

Master SEPA Direct Debit payments

  • 12 Modules
  • 14 hours
  • t170+ Quiz
  • Certificate

Content updated in 2024

This course was designed for payment professionals who want to understand how the SEPA Direct Debit Core and B2B Schemes really work (SDD creditor and mandate, SDD clearing and settlement market infrastructures, SDD scheme messages and their structures, Differences between SDD Core and SDD B2B schemes, SDD implementation guidelines and the ISO 20022 standard, Value chain of the SDD processing, …).

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Course Description

In this course, you will get all the tips to quickly understand domestic payments and the SEPA Direct Debit. You will learn everything you need to know and that is not available in the SDD rulebooks and implementations guidelines. You will discover unique tips to get and stay on top of the SEPA Direct Debit. 

The course contains over 170 quiz questions to help you review and master the content.

Course objectives

  • Understand the basics of SEPA and SEPA payment schemes
  • Know where to find the information you are looking for in the EPC’s multiple SEPA Direct Debit Core and B2B documents
  • Understand how the SDD clearing, settlement and market infrastructures work
  • Get an overview of the messages exchanged in the SDD Core and B2B schemes and master the structures of the different messages
  • Explain the difference between the SEPA implementation guidelines and the ISO 20022 standard
  • Understand what sets the SDD apart – how it differs from other types of direct debits
  • Analyse the value chain of SDD processing (Acquisition and reporting, Order management, Exchange management)

Who can take this course

This course is intended for professionals of the payment industry who want to understand domestic payments in general and the SEPA Credit Transfer: Business analysts, Architects, Software developers, Functional / Non functional testers, Treasurers, Project Managers … Anyone who begins in the industry or wants to master the SCT in a very short time.


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