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At Rotman, our students are our key strength. Our classes are comprised of globe trotters, professional athletes and emerging leaders. Rotman students come from all over the world and they aren’t afraid to make bold career moves, start new businesses or take on leadership positions at prominent firms. In some cases, they’re juggling family responsibilities and pursuing causes they care about. Learn more about our students.

Haolin Zhang - MBA Student - learn more about his experience as an international student from China

Haolin Zhang »

An international student’s experience
navigating an MBA and life in Canada


Heather Chalmers »

A healthcare executive on how
the industry is changing


From Canadian Armed Forces officer to airline executive: how this EMBA’15 grad did it

November 16, 2017
Some of the best career coaching Eghtedar Manouchehri (EMBA ’15) ever received came about by chance, during an evening out with classmates f...  > more

The PhD class of 2017: meet the emerging scholars in management research

November 16, 2017
When Tetayana Balyuk (PhD ’17, Finance) started her PhD program, she was well aware that the years ahead would be tough.  > more

A passion for people drives this finance professional

November 01, 2017
It’s 5 pm on a typical Wednesday and Julie He (MFin ’18) is in a hurry. It’s been a long day for He, who is a Director of Global Structured ...  > more

An MFin alum on the importance of continuous learning, finding a fit in finance

October 16, 2017
The financial crisis of 2008 was a wake-up call for Richard Wong (MFin ’12). “At the time, there was a lot of uncertainty in the industry,”...  > more

To stay competitive in a global market, innovate and pay attention to trends

October 16, 2017
Juan Lopez (GEMBA ’18) loves telling a good story. Since cofounding Pipeline Studios with his brother and sister 10 years ago, he’s helped ...  > more

A medical technology CEO on why every workday should feel like a ‘home game’

September 27, 2017
How do you know when you’ve found the right job, at the right company? It’s simple, says Stryker CEO Kevin Lobo (MBA ’95), It should feel li...  > more
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