Jerome Gessaroli teaches full-time within BCIT's School of Business, courses in corporate finance, security analysis, working capital management, and advanced finance. He has an MBA from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. Prior to teaching, he worked in the securities industry, first trading equities and options, and later in corporate finance. Mr. Gessaroli also has international business experience, having worked for one of Canada's largest industrial R&D companies developing overseas business opportunities in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and India. He has also consulted to various organizations, been interviewed in the Globe and Mail, and served on the Board of Directors for an industry development association.
- Masters of Business Administration (Finance), University of British Columbia (1986)
- Bachelor of Arts (Major, Political Science; Concentration, Economics), University of British Columbia (1983)
- Canadian Securities Course and Canadian Options Course
- Discussion Leadership course at Harvard Business School
Jerome is co-author and lead Canadian author of the Eugene Brigham, Michael Ehrhardt, Jerome Gessaroli and Richard Nason, "Financial Management: Theory and Practice" First Canadian edition, 2011, textbook used to teach finance at the undergraduate and graduate level in colleges and universities within Canada.
Jerome has also written articles on marketing, technology and finance in various industry publications and regional newspapers throughout his career. He has also lectured both for industry professionals and for post-secondary institutions in China and Europe.