Basic Learning Path: Check Fundamentals

The world of paper has gone electronic. This certificate is ideal for personnel in check related areas such as item processing, product management, remote deposit capture or other back office check operations. The Check Certificate provides a broad spectrum of education related to rules, risk, processing and products. Features and Benefits - Includes five to six webcasts plus a competency exam - View webcasts on your time, no schedule to keep - Bring staff up to speed quickly - Earning this certificate demonstrates check proficiency - Provide auditors demonstrable proof of internal training practices

John Curtis, AAP, NCP, APRP

SVP, Education & Training

John has over twenty years of experience in payments and has held positions in Treasury Management, Information Systems and Corporate Training and Development. John was Product Manager for Electronic Payments including ACH, EDI and Emerging Payment Technologies for fourteen years at Bank of the West. He has served as Chairman of WesPay’s Education Committee and as an Advisor to the WesPay Board of Directors. John served as the Chairman of the Board of Payments Resource One (PRO). He is a member of the American Bankers Association Task Force on Payments Law and has lectured on payments topics including legal issues, emerging technologies, compliance and risk management.

As Senior Vice President of Education and Training, John Curtis oversees the educational offerings for WesPay to ensure members have access to high quality, timely and relevant training that is critical for success in today’s ever changing payments landscape. Before coming to WesPay, John dedicated the previous fourteen years of his career to the payments arena as a Product Manager for Electronic Payments covering ACH, EDI and Emerging Payment Technologies. He holds the AAP, NCP and APRP accreditations.

Connie LaChance, AAP, NCP, APRP

VP, Education & Training

Before coming to WesPay, Connie has spent nearly twenty years working in the Credit Union industry. She began her career in accounting and quickly became immersed in ACH payments. For over twelve years, she has been in involved in ACH Operations; with the past eight years managing the ACH department at Ent Credit Union and participating in the Federal Reserve’s Retail Payments Advisory Group. Connie currently holds the AAP, NCP, and APRP designations.

Jim Petkovits, AAP, NCP, APRP

VP, Education & Training

Jim is Vice President of Education for WesPay and has over eighteen years of payments experience. Jim is responsible for developing and providing education and training to WesPay members through in-person workshops, webinars and in-house training. Prior to joining WesPay, Jim was the ACH Education and Training Manager for NWCHA since 2001, and a Customer Service Manager for Bank of America’s ACH Regional Processing Center in Seattle. Jim holds the Accredited ACH Professional (AAP), National Check Professional (NCP), and Accredited Payments Risk Professional (APRP) accreditations.

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Check and RDC Risk (Webcast)
Open to view video.
Open to view video. Check processing has changed over the past several years and so has the risk. Image exchange, remote printing, alternative clearing networks and now Mobile Remote Deposit Capture (MRDC) have altered the landscape of this vital network. Regulation CC, ECCHO Rules, OC-3 and other important rules and regulations related to check processing have changed as well. From this session, you will gain an understanding of the rules and new risks surrounding check processing and take away best- practices you can implement to mitigate those risks.
Quiz - Check and RDC Risk
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
Check Returns & Adjustments (Part 1) (Webcast)
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Check Returns & Adjustments (Part 2) (Webcast)
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Quiz - Check Returns and Adjustments
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
Check Rules & Regulations-Regulation CC (Webcast)
Recorded 07/31/2018
Recorded 07/31/2018 While it’s true check volume has been in decline, there are still over 15 billion written each year. The key is understanding changes in how checks are processed, updates in rules and regulations, coupled with new risk as deposit products continue to evolve. In this session, we’ll review Regulation CC, which covers regulatory requirements for check processing, hold and return time frames and, the most impactful section, Check 21, which made Image Exchange and Remote Deposit Capture possible. We recommend you take this Webcast along with Check Rules & Regulations • Uniform Commercial Code to better round out your check knowledge.
Quiz - Check Rules & Regulations
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
eCheck Applications (Webcast)
Open to view video.
Open to view video. eCheck Applications is a comprehensive overview of the ACH rules governing check conversion. We will discuss each participant's rights, responsibilities and obligations. We will also discuss operational procedures, return options and how you can explain these items to consumers. In addition, we will discuss the ODFI/Originator requirements specific to the various check conversion options and check conversions' distinguishing characteristics from Remote Deposit Capture.
Quiz - eCheck Applications
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
Essentials of Checks (Webcast)
Open to view video.
Open to view video. With all of the changes in how checks are deposited and cleared, now more than ever, it is important to understand how a paper item becomes an image and an image becomes an Image Replacement Document. In this Essentials of Checks session, we will discuss the basics of checks, how they are processed and available products. We will also touch on Mobile Remote Deposit Capture and Remotely Created Checks and they associated warranties. This course is intended for individuals new to check operations, front line staff and individuals wanting to learn more about checks.
Quiz - Essentials of Checks
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
Certificate - Check
0.00 credits  |  Certificate available
0.00 credits  |  Certificate available
NCP CE Credits
6.00 NCP credits  |  No certificate available
6.00 NCP credits  |  No certificate available