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Graziadio Alumni Lifelong Learning

Alumni learning on campus

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.



Our Videos 

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.

Event Highlights


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

March 21, 2017: Steve Kerr

June 20, 2017: Dr. Jerry Brown

Business Solutions Roundtable

September 24, 2020 Video

Executive Speaker Series

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Internet Marketing Association

IMPACT20 Website

Leading Edge Conversations

September 30, 2020

Leading Edge Conversation: The Future of Real Estate

February 25, 2021

Leading Edge Conversations: Celebrating Black Alumni History

Adam Henderson
Paul Hamilton 1 | Paul Hamilton 2
Larry Kosmont

Navigating Your Career in a Virtual World

Watch Series

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

Watch the 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.


Executive Education

Executive Education

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.

Explore Our Courses

MBA Plus Program

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.

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Alumni Library Resources

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.

See Our New Payson Library

Career and Professional Development Resources

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.

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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.

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Pepperdine YouTube



Research, Institutes, and Centers

Graziadio Thought Leadership Resources 

These have online learning links directly to articles or other websites that may help research.

The Graziadio Business Review

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 (CAR) - Journal Articles

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 (CWL)

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, Sports, and Culture (IEMSC)

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.