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Our Students

The Ted Rogers MBA Perspectives series provides diverse viewpoints from Ted Rogers MBA Candidates, which speak to their background and experiences.

In the Women in Business segment, students discuss how an MBA can help elevate and embolden women in business.

The Ted Rogers MBA program attracts students who are motivated, collegial and have an entrepreneurial spirit. These are individuals who want to disrupt and innovate their industry.

Diversity of student experience and background is one of our program’s greatest strengths. While we attract many students in consulting and finance, our graduates have been known to end up in very diverse industries, including, but not limited to:

  • technology, 
  • media management, 
  • consumer packaged goods, 
  • real estate, 
  • sport business and entertainment, 
  • government and healthcare.

Average Age

29-32 years old


40% Female
60% Male

Average Work Experience

5 or more years

Average 120 new students
enrolled per year
(part-time & full-time)

Student Profiles

Leading for performance and well-being chart - Technology, Innovation, Diversity and Entrepreneurship

Leading for Performance and Well-Being 

In the Ted Rogers MBA program, we focus on leading for performance and well-being. Maintenance of mental and physical health, along with a new perspective on leadership should be integrated into organizational culture. This will pave the way for fulfillment on the job, achievement of organizational objectives and ultimately, personal growth. 

Dustin Orr

Dustin Orr

Before starting his MBA, Dustin was Co-Owner and Director of Sales for a stored and renewable energy company in Lethbridge, Alberta. His primary business focused on the retail and wholesale of lead-acid batteries and solar. As the Director of Sales, he was responsible for driving the overall sales of the organization by working with his team of Territory Managers to maintain their current client base and grow it in every aspect they could. Dustin also spent considerable time focusing on the business development and strategy of the organization. He wanted to pursue an MBA to couple his real-world experience with an academic perspective.

Jessyca is a Certified Scrum Master with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Lakehead University and working toward a Project Management Professional designation. Working in the manufacturing industry for four years as a Project Manager, Jessyca excels in ambiguous, chaotic and fast-paced environments with multiple projects, exceeding expectations and delivering targeted results. Participating in case competitions in the Ted Rogers MBA program has further developed Jessyca’s problem-solving and leadership skills, cultivating her into an even more effective Project Manager and priming her for the next step into management consulting.

Jessyca Rusyn

Jessyca Rusyn

Jiantao Guo

Jiantao Guo

Jiantao has a Bachelor’s degree of Law specialized in International Politics and Economics. He has first-hand experience of the transition period of China where the west and the east interact, and the traditional power’s painful but fast transformation. Jiantao has a deep understanding of the challenges and uncertainties facing the biggest emerging power and has taken this question to the Canadian classroom to seek a solution. Before joining the Ted Rogers MBA program, he was a Senior Operations Manager of a Chinese public multinational company whose biggest expertise was to tackle the dilemma: the strong economic growth desire and the heavy government financial burden.