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Risk Management Project Experience - Nicholas, MFRM Class of 2021

Quick Info

  • Previous education - Bachelor of Applied Science (Major in Mathematics and Engineering), Queen’s University 

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

I decided to join the Master of Financial Risk Management program because it bridges my undergraduate education in mathematics and engineering to a rapidly growing field in finance. The curriculum develops the quantitative skillset sought-after by the financial industry through its rigorous coursework in python and machine learning. This program prepares its graduates to adapt to new challenges and derive innovative solutions in the constantly evolving financial industry. 

What were your top reasons for choosing Rotman?

-The impressive caliber of classmates fostering a learning environment of excellence 

-International recognition and a global professional network of financial leaders 

-Renowned faculty and a curriculum focused on the skills demanded in today’s financial industry 

-Opportunity to attend exclusive speaker events, networking sessions, personalized career services, and professional skills workshops 

What are you looking forward to most in the program? 

I am very excited by the ongoing portfolio management competition amongst my fellow classmates and the upcoming industry risk project. 

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

When I accepted my offer to Rotman my main goal was to gain a competitive advantage and advance my career journey in one of fastest growing fields in finance.  I am fully confident that over the next 10 months I will achieve this goal and be positioned for career success. 

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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