Professional Development

Professional Development Series and Professional Development Library

Pepperdine is dedicated to the personal, professional, and spiritual development of all faculty and staff members, and is proud to offer many resources to support the needs of all University employees. It is in our work that we find purpose, and through our work that we may serve and inspire others. For more information about the Professional Development Series and the Professional Development Library, click Online Training Library

The Online Training Library at Pepperdine University is a professional development resource for faculty and staff. offers over 1,000 online courses on software.  To learn more, go to

Graziadio School Executive Education

The Executive Education department has developed several new offerings to increase your expertise through curriculum-based, short programs led by Pepperdine faculty and industry experts. To learn more about the upcoming programs, go to

Commitment to Lifelong Learning

In support of the Graziadio School’s Distinctive Leadership 2015, the Commitment to Lifelong Learning Initiative sponsors activities that cultivate vibrant learning communities where lifelong learning is honored and endorsed through projects promoting educational opportunities to staff.

  • Through videos, hands-on exercises, online resources and an experienced training team, learning objectives are assembled to enhance skills and capabilities of staff utilizing everyday business applications and software tools such as Microsoft Office 2010.  Microsoft Office 2010 resources on Sakai -
  • Celebrating education and the Commitment to Lifelong Learning, the Graduate Recognition presented on November 16, 2010 was the first of its kind to honor Graziadio employees in pursuit of higher learning; earning an Associate degree or greater. The Commitment to Lifelong Learning group has positively impacted the Graziadio School and will continue the commitment to learning and celebrating education:



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