Our Instructors

Our teaching team is experienced and knowledgeable and brings applied and scholarly expertise to every course.

Greg Turko 

Greg Turko, PhD, has been teaching Professional Communication at Ryerson University for over 30 years. He has developed and taught face-to-face and online condensed format courses and corporate training sessions. Greg has received the CESAR Teaching Award and the GREET Teaching Award. His career has included both the public and private sectors. He has worked for the Ontario Government for the past 20 years. Prior to joining the public service, Greg worked in the private sector for 11 years. Greg has a BA, BA (Hons), and MA from the University of Saskatchewan and a PhD in International History and Government from The London School of Economics and Political Science.

Markus Van Aardt 

Markus Van Aardt is an experienced business communication skills instructor and coach. He is an accomplished Adult Education Professional, skilled at helping groups and individuals attain excellence and growth in the Canadian workplace. Markus' experience includes advanced business communication and applied business skills in the areas of sales, strategic business planning, negotiation skills, and strategic leadership.

Leonora Zefi 

Leonora Zefi has extensive experience in curriculum design, instructing, and delivering innovative programs to culturally diverse learners. She has a BA in English and Bachelor of Education in Adult Education. Leonora has worked for over nine years in the employment services field and has been involved in designing and managing programs that support IEPs' integration into the Canadian labour market.


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Phone: 416.979.5000, ext. 2174
Email: wcc@ryerson.ca
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