Michael G. DeGroote School of Business
Rita Cossa has been a lecturer at McMaster since 1999 and teaches level one and two
courses in the Faculty of Business.
After graduating with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree, she pursued a career in the financial services industry.
developed and implemented strategic and marketing initiatives.
During this time, her love of learning brought her to McMaster where she received her MBA with a marketing focus.
now has her
"dream job" housed in the Michael G. DeGroote School of Business
This three time nominee for the McMaster Student Union teaching award has coauthored the number one Canadian introduction to business textbook for university and college students (Understanding Canadian Business, 4th Edition).
is liked by her
students who know her
to be tough but fair, and approachable.
believes that university is a great experience for students and she
strongly encourages students to get to know their professors and establish connections with them.
isn't involved in writing the next edition of her
is spending her
free time with her
husband Stephen and their one year old daughter, Mattia.