Certification News
AUGUST 2016
 
Congratulations to 82 New ETA CPPs!
This past June we welcomed 82 individuals to the ranks of over 1,200 ETA Certified Payments Professionals! Earning the ETA CPP is a significant investment in one's career and future. It took time, effort and dedication to earn this symbol of excellence that signifies that an individual has demonstrated the knowledge and skills required to perform competently in today's electronic transactions environment. Now leverage your certification and take advantage of the competitive edge that ETA CPP certification provides.
 
Display your ETA CPP certificate in your office and always use ETA CPP after your name.
Use it on:
Business cards
E-mail signature
Resume (see below for sample language)
Corporate photo ID
Cover letters
Websites
Company directories, staff listings
Articles in professional publications
Certificates, diplomas, name plates, badges
Bios appearing on company websites or in related print materials
 
Include a brief synopsis of what certification means, what is required to get the certification, and why it sets you apart from others in the profession. The ETA CPP is recognized as the industry standard for certification. Employers and customers will recognize and commend your new ETA CPP status.
 
TRANSACT 17 Program Planning Committee Volunteers Needed
ETA is seeking volunteer subject matter experts in the areas of security, risk, fraud, technology, software, international, sales, and government regulations, to participate in the TRANSACT 17 Program Planning Committee.
 
The TRANSACT 17 Program Planning Committee is responsible for guiding the development of general program content and speakers for TRANSACT: Powered by ETA. The committee may also research, evaluate and recommend keynote speakers for general sessions. The committee contributes to development of a speaker profile database for reference in planning future meetings.
 
Committee Priorities
Assist with creating TRANSACT 17 program agenda
Plan and execute the educational sessions for TRANSACT 17 in Las Vegas, May 10-12
Assist with development of marketing, messaging and promotion of TRANSACT 17
Assist with strategizing around new and enhanced methodologies for increased attendance and audience engagement
 
 
How to Volunteer
All those interested in volunteering for this important ETA activity should contact Rori Ferensic at 202.677.7405 or rferensic@electran.org.
 
Recertification Reminder
For those who earned the credential during the May 2013 testing window, it's time to get those renewal credits in by reporting 36 hours of continuing education credits over the last three years!! Certification holders are required to self-report their CE hours through the Castle Worldwide website at www.castleworldwide.com/eta. Detailed information on what qualifies for continuing education and how to report credits can be found here. If you need additional information on reporting credits, please contact Rori Ferensic at 202.677.7405 or rferensic@electran.org.
 
Earn ETA CPP CE Credits Through Quizzes in Transaction Trends
We are working hard to increase the ways in which you can earn your ETA CPP CE credits. In each issue of Transaction Trends, you will find a relevant and timely industry-related article accompanied by a short quiz to take after you've read the article. Submit a quiz and you will receive a CE Statement of Credits. It's that simple!
 
ETA Events
Check our calendar of events here for updates on industry events and additional continuing education activities.
 
Join the LinkedIn Group
Join our ETA CPP group on LinkedIn and start a conversation! Tell us how the ETA CPP credential has set you apart from competitors. Ask your peers about their successes. Get updates on ETA activities and CE opportunities. Get "linked-in" with your elite ETA CPP network to stay current on payments! The group is called ETA Certified Payments Professionals. You must request to join the group within LinkedIn.
 
Keep in Touch With ETA
As always, feel free to contact me with any input or feedback. We would love to hear from you.
 
Rori Ferensic
Director, Education and Professional Development
rferensic@electran.org
202.677.7405
 
 
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