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Ralph Tassone

Ralph Tassone

Ralph Tassone

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream


MEd, University of Toronto
B.Comm, University of Toronto


Ralph is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Accounting at Rotman. He has been teaching at Rotman since 2012. He teaches in both graduate level and undergraduate level programs and has been the winner of the Rotman School of Management Teaching Award at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Ralph’s teaching focus is specifically Accounting; he has taught several undergraduate courses including Introductory and Intermediate Financial Accounting and Management Control. At the graduate level he teaches Advanced Financial Reporting in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting program. He also has taught professionally in the CPA Ontario’s and CPA Canada’s Professional Education (PEP) program. Ralph is a co-author of an Introductory Accounting textbook called Cornerstones of Financial Accounting which is being using at the University of Toronto along with other schools in Canada. Ralph graduated from the University of Toronto Commerce program in 2000 and subsequently commenced his articling with KPMG LLP. He is also a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Accountant (CA). He completed his Master of Education at OISE, University of Toronto in 2014.

Academic Positions

  • 2017-2022

    Assistant Professor - Teaching Stream, Rotman School of Management

  • 2016-2017

    Contractually Limited Term Appointment Lecturer, Rotman School of Management

  • 2012-2016

    Sessional Lecturer, Rotman School of Management

  • 2008-2017

    Teaching Assistant, Rotman School of Management

Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

Honors and Awards

  • 2018-2021

    Rotman School of Management Teaching Award , University of Toronto

  • 2013

    Rotman Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Toronto

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (CPA Canada)

  • Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario (CPA Ontario)