Consulting Certificate Program

MISSION

To help accelerate individual performance without the expenses and time commitment required for a formal degree program.

CURRICULUM

Class #1 (April 17, 2021)

  • Course objectives

  • The structure of the consulting industry

  • Required skills for consultants

  • Personal strength assessment

  • Introduce consultative models

  • Assessment tools

  • Case #1

  • Capstone project

 

Class #2 (April 18, 2021)

  • Review of Case #1

  • Strategic Planning and Operations Management

  • Analyze and frame problems

  • Strategic planning framework, analysis, and choices

  • Competitive positioning

  • Performance management

  • Case #2

 

Class #3 (April 24, 2021)

  • Review of Case #2

  • Data gathering methods

  • Data analytics

  • Disruptive innovation

  • Organizational change models

  • Mergers & Acquisition integrations

  • Project management plan: Move from diagnosis/analysis to implementation:

  • Capstone project

 

Class #4 (May 8, 2021)

  • Capstone project

  • Entry, proposals, presentations, and contracts

  • Follow-through with clients, overcome resistance

  • Ethical issues

  • Personal branding

  • The future of consulting

  • 1X1 Coaching (1- hour complimentary for each student after course ends).

A total of 12 hours online (To comply with COVID-19 Guidelines), over 3 Saturdays/1 Sunday from 9 am to 12 pm (3 hours each week). The second cohort begins on April 17, 2021.

COSTS

The Pepperdine Consulting Certificate Program is offered for $2,995 per student.  Additional corporate discount rates are available depending on the number of students participating.