Learning Environment

Goodes Hall is the home of Smith School of Business on the Queen’s University campus. However, the School’s learning environment extends well beyond the walls of this amazing building. With an off-campus conference centre in Kingston, a state-of-the art facility in downtown Toronto, and Boardroom Learning Centres across Canada, Smith School of Business is truly Canada’s business school.

Goodes Hall

Goodes Hall, the home of Smith School of Business, combines the history of a preserved 1892 schoolhouse, with the contemporary design, architecture and cutting-edge learning tools of a modern business school. Named in honour of the family of Mel Goodes, a Commerce ‘57 alumnus, Goodes Hall was conceived, designed and constructed not just as a building, but also as a community. The guiding principle from the outset was to create a space that would enable maximum interaction between the School’s students, faculty and staff. This state-of-the-art, 188,000 square foot facility includes a large central atrium, 16 classrooms, 20 meeting rooms, a fully accessible non-denominational prayer/quiet room as well as faculty and administrative offices. The building’s west wing, which opened in 2012, has been LEED ® Gold certified.

Goodes Hall is also home to the School's impressive videoconferencing studios, which allow professors to see and converse with their Executive MBA students in boardroom learning centres in cities across North America.

Traditional Territory Acknowledgement

Smith School of Business at Queen's University is situated on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory.

We are grateful to be able to be live, learn and play on these lands.

Land Acknowledgment – Smith School of Business, Goodes Hall

Goodes Hall, the home of Smith School of Business, is situated on Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory.

To acknowledge this Territory is to recognize its longer history, one that predates the establishment of the earliest European colonies. This land holds significant importance for the Indigenous people who live, migrate, and travel through here.

As we gather here in Kingston, we are sitting in the place that is protected by Indigenous peoples with a Treaty called the One Dish One Spoon, which was established to protect the harvesting of the land, waters, four legged and winged animals. This practice may seem like the old ways, but it can be said that this was the real beginning of commerce in Kingston.

We acknowledge what this Territory means for the Indigenous peoples who harvest the land, waters, wildlife, and who live, love, and pray on this land.

As we mutually enjoy the benefits of commerce, we are thankful for the opportunities that are provided to us by those that have come before.

Today we live side by side upon this land. Indigenous peoples continue to practice their spiritual ties to the land in relationship to the Territory and its other inhabitants. The Kingston Indigenous community continues to reflect the area’s Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee roots and currently includes many other Nations from across Turtle Island.

SmithToronto

SmithToronto is located on the 30th floor, 200 Front Street West and is easily accessible by GO, subway and the PATH system. Smith School of Business delivers many programs and classes here and it is home to the Master of Finance, Master of Management Analytics, and Master of Management in Artificial Intelligence programs. The site includes classrooms, meeting rooms, staff offices, special events spaces, and a variety of multi-media presentation systems. As well, it includes three Boardroom Learning Centres with fully interactive videoconference capabilities. These rooms are used to deliver classes for Smith’s Executive and Accelerated MBA programs.

Traditional Territory Acknowledgement

SmithToronto is situated on the traditional territory of the Huron-Wendat and Petun First Nations, the Seneca, and the Mississaugas of the Credit River.

We are grateful to be able to be live, learn and play on these lands.

Land Acknowledgment – Smith School of Business, SmithToronto

SmithToronto is situated on Territory of the Huron-Wendat, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee.

To acknowledge this Territory is to recognize its longer history, one that predates the establishment of the earliest European colonies. This land holds significant importance for the Indigenous peoples who live, migrate, and travel through here.

As we gather here in downtown Toronto, we are sitting in the place that is protected by Indigenous peoples with a Treaty called the One Dish One Spoon, which was established to protect the harvesting of the land, waters, four legged and winged animals. This practice may seem like the old ways, but it can be said that this was the real beginning of commerce in Toronto.

We acknowledge what this Territory means for the Indigenous peoples who harvest the land, waters, wildlife, and who live, love and pray on this land.

As we enjoy the benefits of commerce, we are thankful for the opportunities that are provided to us by those that have come before.

Today we live side by side upon this land. Indigenous peoples continue to practice their spiritual ties to the land in relationship to the territory and its other inhabitants. The Toronto Indigenous community continues to reflect the area’s Wendat, Mississauga, Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee roots and currently includes many other Nations from across Turtle Island.

Dynamic Remote Learning from the Experts

Smith School of Business is at the forefront of delivering business education in dynamic and engaging remote formats. With state-of-the-art technology — including a dedicated, interactive teaching studio — we have been delivering outstanding business education to the classroom, the boardroom, and the desktop for thousands of students for more than a decade.

Much more than broadcasting lectures, Smith’s approach facilitates discussion, team projects and collaborations, career support services, and personal and group coaching. Earn your degree while working from your home city, and stay on track to advance your career and professional ambitions.

Smith School of Business Boardroom Learning Centres

Smith School of Business operates Boardroom Learning Centres in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Markham, Mississauga, Ottawa and Montreal where participants in the Smith Executive MBA, the Executive MBA Americas, and the Accelerated MBA programs attend classes. Classes are delivered by live, interactive videoconference technology from purpose-built broadcast studios in Goodes Hall.