Graziadio Alumni Lifelong Learning
Grow with Graziadio
The opportunity to learn is an invaluable resource that nurtures our ability to create, innovate, and build lasting change—leading us to fulfill a greater purpose that spans beyond our sphere of influence. Lifelong learning cultivates an environment that promotes development, awareness, and self-reflection.
As a Pepperdine Graziadio alumnus, you have exclusive access to a library of specifically curated resources and content to help you capitalize on beneficial opportunities—including videos by executives, faculty, and alumni thought leaders discussing relevant business topics, trends and professional development, discounts to the MBA plus and executive education programs, and much more.
Full Length and Highlights
Experience our alumni events from the comfort of your own home. We offer a wide variety of thought leadership programming on relevant business topics including thought leadership panels, webinars, and exclusive networking receptions. Watch the highlights from our most recent events to see how you can benefit as a Graziadio alumnus.
Candi Castleberry, Vice President of Diversity
Partnership, Strategy and Engagement at Twitter and Graziadio Distinguished Alumna.
Listen to her speech and watch graduation.
Dean's Executive Leadership Series
The Dean’s Executive Leadership Series (DELS) brings industry thought leaders and practitioners to the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School for a fireside chat as they expand on their career insights. DELS is the opportunity to hear real-world success stories from c-suite executives who leverage the ethical business practices taught at Graziadio.
November 7, 2019: Coca-Cola: Being Local Matters
Featuring Bill O’Brien, CEO of Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling
January 29, 2020: Kellogg: Returning to Gr-r-reat!
Featuring Steve Cahillane, Chairman & CEO, Kellogg Company
November 17, 2016: Jody Giles
June 20, 2017: Dr. Jerry Brown
Business Solutions Roundtable
Executive Speaker Series
Internet Marketing Association
Leading Edge Conversations
September 30, 2020
Leading Edge Conversation: The Future of Real Estate
February 25, 2021
Leading Edge Conversations: Celebrating Black Alumni History
Paul Hamilton 1 | Paul Hamilton 2
Navigating Your Career in a Virtual World
PKE Faculty Speaker Series
October 29, 2020
The State of the Global Economy
Featuring: Demos Vardiabasis, PhD, Professor of Economics
January 19, 2021
Making Executive Presence an Asset, Not a Liability
Charlie Kerns, PhD, MBA, Professor of Applied Behavioral Science
Virtual Annual Graziadio Welcome Reception
Take Advantage of Lifelong Learning
Beyond just life-long connections, Graziadio alumni have access to learning and networking opportunities on a global scale. From exclusive events and career development resources to heavily discounted or complimentary professional development courses, you have a world of possibility before you as a Graziadio alumnus.
Alumni who wish to sharpen their business acumen can earn an Executive Education certificate focused on current topics and trends that will enhance their professional careers. Many of the programs are based on topics and thought leadership unique to Pepperdine and are taught by Pepperdine faculty and industry experts. Graziadio Alumni receive a 25% discount on most programs.
MBA Plus Program
The MBA Plus Program is for alumni who hold an MBA but crave the continuous pursuit of knowledge and personal development. With the MBA Plus, Graziadio alumni with an MBA can take full advantage of earning an additional MBA concentration or learning useful business competencies and emerging trends at a significantly reduced cost of up to a 75% discount.
Alumni Library Resources
The library is no longer a finite space; it can be anywhere you want it to be! With Alumni Library Resources, you have access to a vast array of curated resources and content to enrich your educational experience and scope of knowledge.
Career and Professional Development Resources
Regardless of tenure or experience, there is always room for improvement. Thanks to Graziadio’s Career and Professional Development Department, you have the unique opportunity to explore new career endeavors and develop yourself professionally to expand your future vocation prospects.
For those who enjoy absorbing information visually, our YouTube channel provides you with a rich library of specifically designated videos—giving you high-quality video content that is easily viewable at any time.
Research, Institutes, and Centers
Graziadio Thought Leadership Resources
These have online learning links directly to articles or other websites that may help
The Graziadio Business Review
The Graziadio Business Review is a peer-reviewed journal that offers in-depth, well-formulated articles and research on trending topics within the business landscape.
The Center for Applied Research - Journal Articles
The Center for Applied Research (CAR) offers Graziadio faculty thought leadership in published journal articles from reputable publications such as Harvard Business Review and the Journal of Management Studies.
The Center for Women in Leadership
We ignite female ambition through our Center for Women in Leadership (CWL) to educate, empower, and strengthen the leadership capacity of women. We are fueling this movement by offering various resources to help women secure their spots as change-making business leaders.
The Institute for Entertainment, Media, and Sports
The Institute for Entertainment, Media, and Sports (IEMS) promotes multidisciplinary graduates' education and development positioned for roles within the media and entertainment sectors. This creates pathways for students to become business-savvy individuals, creatively minded executives, and entrepreneurs.