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Consulting Certificate

Our Mission is to Graduate Businesses, Not Students

Our Consultants Accelerator Program is designed to empower entrepreneurs with the tools, knowledge, and support needed to turn their ideas into successful ventures. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur with a bold vision, a seasoned innovator looking to bring a new concept to life, or an executive wanting to advance your career, this program offers a comprehensive blend of theoretical insights, practical strategies, and hands-on experience to help accelerate your growth and success. Lectures will be taught by seasoned entrepreneurs and experts in their fields.



A total of 14 hours of interactive virtual classroom seminar over 4 Saturdays from approximately 8 am to 11:30 am (3.5 hours each week). The next cohort will be on October 5, 12, 19, and 26.

Session #1 (October 5, 2024)

  • Course objectives

  • The consulting process

  • Strategy

  • Idea Generation


Session #2 (October 12, 2024)

  • Problem Solving

  • Slide Decking

  • Funding Pitches

Session #3 (October 19, 2024)

  • Sales Strategy

  • Legal Structures

  • Consulting Concept Presentation


Session #4 (October 26, 2024)

  • Final Business Presentation

  • Wrap-up


The Pepperdine Consulting Certificate Program is offered at $3,000 per student.  Corporate discount rates are available depending on the number of students participating.


The Pepperdine Consulting Certificate Program includes the following faculty practitioners:



Dr. Ed Eng (Faculty)

  • Strategy & Branding Expert 

  • Best-selling Author

  • Former Mayor, La Mirada

  • Founder, Consultants Accelerator

  • Professor of Management

  • Award Winning Fortune 300  Executive


Janice Nam (Faculty)

  • Founder & CEO, Dopamine


Dr. Rachel Guettler (Faculty)

  • Executive Performance Coach 

  • Higher Education Consultant

  • Business Development Strategist


Jonathan Arnold (Faculty)

  • Arnold & Associates

  • Entertainment attorney


Brandon Sarte (Faculty)

  • Digital Marketing Expert

  • Worked at some of the world's most valuable companies

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