The Queen’s Experience

An Outstanding Experience

Queen’s Graduate Diploma in Business will provide you with a solid grounding in business fundamentals, significantly increasing your value to potential employers. Not only will you earn 8 MBA credits, you will join the invaluable Smith School of Business alumni network which numbers over 20,000 across Canada and around the world.

Goodes Hall

Goodes Hall

Smith School of Business is housed in Goodes Hall, a state-of-the-art learning facility. Goodes Hall was conceived, designed and constructed to be a community – a space that enables maximum interaction between students, faculty and staff.

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Summer in Kingston

Kingston is a thriving small city located on the northeast shore of Lake Ontario at the source of the St. Lawrence River. It boasts a superb quality of life due to its big-city amenities, waterfront location and rich natural landscape. Kingston's eclectic downtown offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants and cultural resources.

Housing Options

Finding a residence room or a summer sublet close to the Queens’s campus is relatively easy. Find a room in one of the on-campus residences. View off campus summer sublets, or simply search for “summer student rentals in Kingston near Queen’s”.


The Power of Teams

Teamwork is very prevalent in organizations today and, for that reason, Queen's Graduate Diploma in Business is a team-based program. Smith School of business has been a pioneer in the area of team-based learning and utilizes an approach that is far more sophisticated that that used in other programs. You will be part of a team for the duration of the program. With the support of a professional Team Coach, you will learn the critical differences between team work and group work. You will gain valuable insight into how to be a valuable team member, effectively lead a project and chair productive and efficient team meetings.


Career Support

During the program, you will also have the support of the Smith Career Advancement Centre, including one-on-one career coaching. You will also have access to our online inventory of job search and career development tools, including 24/7 access to our exclusive job postings site. In recent years 94% of our graduates have acquired jobs or entered a Queen’s Master’s program within 6 months of graduation.