Market Overview

The NAPCP Announces Canadian Commercial Card Program Management Workshop


The NAPCP Announces Canadian Commercial Card Program Management Workshop

Canadian Workshop: Commercial Card Program Management--Beyond the Basics, will be held Tuesday, October 23 - Wednesday, October 24, 2018, in Toronto, Ontario. Learn more about the NAPCP in this short video, then register for the event.

PR Newswire

WAYZATA, Minn., July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The NAPCP, a professional association serving the Commercial Card and Payments industry since 1999, will host a Commercial Card educational workshop on Tuesday, October 23 - Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at the Twenty Toronto Street Conferences and Events Center, in Toronto, Ontario.

"Commercial Card Program Management—Beyond the Basics," is dedicated to enhancing the knowledge of Commercial Card professionals. A step beyond the basics, the agenda will focus on the administration and management of an established P-Card and/or Travel Card program and the related best practices. The workshop, attendees will participate in an interactive presentation, as well as open discussion around program challenges and successes. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and exchange ideas and will leave with the tools necessary to advance programs.

This comprehensive course is recommended for individuals who are familiar with the mechanics and benefits of Commercial Cards, but are seeking to broaden their understanding of P-Card and/or Travel Card program management; or are pursuing Certified Purchasing Card Professional (CPCP) certification and could benefit from a broad presentation on program management best practices.

Workshop agenda items include:

  • Essential elements of the Commercial Card infrastructure and how to evaluate for improvement opportunities, including commonly overlooked best practices
  • Key program metrics to help evaluate and benchmark a P-Card program
  • Possible actions to take as a result of Commercial Card report analysis
  • How to conduct a Commercial Card program risk analysis
  • Program controls that might have been overlooked
  • Auditing tips and why current auditing approach might allow some cardholders to go unnoticed
  • How to diversify training and communications for optimal effectiveness
  • Ways to raise organization awareness of the card program and encourage card usage

The course will be led by Heather Miller, CPCP, MBA, NAPCP Community Engagement Manager. Before joining the NAPCP in 2017, Heather managed the card program for the University of Phoenix, serving as a primary resource to over 4,000 cardholders—creating, managing, and auditing card and travel policies. As the NAPCP's Community Engagement Manager, Heather collaborates with other members and subscribers to create best practices for card programs within the U.S., Canada and EMEA region.

Other resources for the Canadian Commercial Card and Payments industry include a dedicated web portal on the NAPCP website. This portal connects the Canadian Commercial Card and Payment community directly to the resources that are most relevant and timely to the geography.

About the NAPCP
The NAPCP is a membership-based professional association committed to advancing Commercial Card and Payment professionals and industry practices worldwide. Serving a community of more than 20,000, the NAPCP is a respected voice in the industry and an impartial resource for members at all experience levels in the public and private sectors. The NAPCP provides unmatched opportunities for continuing education and peer networking through its conferences, Regional Forums, webinars, website, virtual demonstrations, newsletters and regular communication. The association sponsors research and publishes timely and relevant white papers, survey results and other documents. The NAPCP also offers a Certified Purchasing Card Professional (CPCP) credential.


SOURCE National Association of Purchasing Card Professionals

View Comments and Join the Discussion!