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About Me: Jensen, MFRM Class of 2023

Quick info:

  • Pronouns: He/Him
  • Class of 2023
  • Previous education: 
    • Oregon State University, 2017-2021, Undergraduate Degree, Bachelor of Science, Double Major in Finance and Business Information System, minoring in Computer Science

Why did you decide to join the Master of Financial Risk Management program?

I decided to join the MFRM program, because of my curiosity about the integration of technology into finance analytics. I believe in the efficiency and accuracy of digital usage to perform financial decisions. MFRM provides the necessary curriculum to have strong technical and qualitative skills, with the guaranteed Co-op opportunity in well-known firms. MFRM is the best combination of what aligns with my interest, a mix of technology and finance.

Top Reason(s) for choosing Rotman:

Rotman provides an abundance of workshops to keep improving and seek assistance in overcoming hurdles. Rotman prepares both technical and soft skills training to help the students in certain areas. Rotman also appeals to and invites big employers for students to network and help them in their career journey. The Rotman BMO finance lab is an amazing privilege to have, it is a learning opportunity that cannot be found anywhere else.

What are you looking forward to the most in the program?

I am most looking forward to the Practicum ~ Risk Management Project. This is the highlight of the program to contribute to established firms and solve real-world problems with professionals is a learning journey that is priceless.

What do you expect to gain in your next 10 months at Rotman?

I expect to gain strong technical skills in Python, statistics, derivatives, trading strategies, and advanced financial concepts. To add, I will be utilizing the available workshops and resources to build my soft skills, including networking skills, working experience, teamwork, and strong relationship management.


The Master of Financial Risk Management is a full-time program designed to prepare ambitious young professionals for careers in risk management and finance.

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