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Certificate in Private Capital Markets

Executive Education Programs

Building Value by Making Better Investment and Financing Decisions

The Certificate in Private Capital Markets (CIPCM) is a three-day curriculum-based training program developed by Dr. John Paglia in association with his ground breaking research in the Pepperdine Private Capital Market Project, now led by Dr. Craig Everett. The CIPCM program attendees learn in-depth critical analysis and evaluation skills for transacting successful financing deals within the private capital markets and the valuation methods used by capital providers when evaluating transactions. The program will be instructed by both Pepperdine faculty members and industry experts.

Certificate Program Details

Dates and locations may change. We will notify students of any changes in a timely manner.

Malibu Program Details

Full-Time MS Programs at Pepperdine

Dates and Times

February 27 - March 1, 2017


Villa Graziadio Executive Center
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263


$2,500 Early Bird Registration Fee (until January 31, 2017)
$3,095 Regular Registration

Program cost includes materials, breakfast and lunch each day.

Discounts available for all Pepperdine students, PCM Survey and Pepperdine alumni. Please contact us for additional information.

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Learning Objectives

  • Perform an in-depth analysis of the major sources of capital in the private markets including angel, venture capital, mezzanine, private equity, bank loans, asset-backed loans, and factoring lines.
  • Study how providers of funds within the private capital market segments evaluate risk and determine who qualifies for a particular capital type.
  • Learn how capital providers value private businesses including the components of the risk profile impacting valuation and how business owners can operate to increase valuation.
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of major capital types in the private markets.
  • Introduce the private cost of capital (PCOC) model to estimate cost of capital for privately-held companies using the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project survey data.

Who Should Attend

The CIPCM is designed for business owners and professionals employed within the finance, banking, investment, mergers and acquisitions, valuation, management consulting, legal, and accounting fields. The certificate qualifies for continuing education credit for CPAS licensed in CA and MCLE for attorneys licensed in CA and may qualify for other credentials depending on the state of jurisdiction.