Canada’s Premier Business School

Smith School of Business is renowned for excellence, innovation and leadership in business education. From establishing the first undergraduate business degree a century ago to creating ground-breaking programs and courses in emerging fields today, Smith School of Business is at the forefront of preparing you for the marketplace.

Executive Pay: What Does Luck Have to Do With It?

Executive Pay: What Does Luck Have to Do With It?

Fail to see the logic of CEO compensation? You’re probably overlooking the economic effects of recruitment, retention, and corporate governance

Getting a Charge Out of a Bright Idea

A market-hardened venture capitalist schools a couple of budding entrepreneurs, and learns a thing or two in the process

Canada-U.S. Trade: What Happens When It Gets Personal?

A primer on how we got to this state of affairs, and where it may all lead

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The Queen's Experience at Smith

International
Perspective

Due to its strong reputation, Smith School of Business attracts top students from across Canada and around the world. The School maintains international exchange partnerships with over 100 respected business schools in 37 countries, and welcomes more than 300 international exchange students annually.

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The Power
of Teams

Smith School of Business has been a pioneer in the important area of team-based learning, utilizing an approach that is far more sophisticated and integrated than that used at other business schools. Our students graduate better-prepared to lead and be productive members of today's collaborative workforce.

Experiential
Learning

We recognize that there is often no substitute to the learning imparted by hands-on experience. Our students put theories and best practices to the test through internships, new venture opportunities, and student-run businesses, including Canada's first hedge fund run by MBA and graduate students.

Committed to
Student Success

Our dedication to student success extends well beyond the innovative classroom experience. Our comprehensive career support programs, coaching services, alumni networking events and life-long learning opportunities are all designed to help our students realize their goals and ambitions.

Learning Environment

Goodes Hall, the home of Smith School of Business, combines an exquisitely restored 45,000 square foot 120-year-old Victorian schoolhouse with 143,000 square feet of bold new design and structure. The building is named in honour of the family of Mel Goodes, a Commerce '57 alumnus and former Chairman & CEO of Warner-Lambert worldwide.

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Faculty and Research

Smith School of Business has a long and impressive record of innovative and high quality research. Our mission is to advance business and society through excellence in research, and to improve the practice of management and leadership.

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News Blog More

New Teaching Excellence and Research Supervision awards at Smith

Kingston, ON – Christopher Miners and Michael Welker are the recipients of two new awards celebrating teaching excellence and research supervision at Smith School of Business.

The summer issue of Smith Magazine is now out

Kingston, ON — From high finance to the factory floor, artificial intelligence is reshaping business. But no matter how smart artificial intelligence gets, humans still need to lead the way. That requires a new type of leader: the AI manager.

Delorme and Stackhouse join Queen’s Board of Trustees

Kingston, ON - Two Smith alumni will bring their expertise and experience to the governance of Queen’s University as new members of the Queen’s Board of Trustees.

Combining law and business: First Queen’s BCom/JD students reach a milestone   

Kingston, ON — Diane Wu, Comm’18/Law’19, had always been interested in business and law. So when the opportunity to do a combined degree arose during the third year of her undergraduate studies at Smith, she jumped at the chance. “The Queen’s community and saving a year in tuition and time made it an easy decision for me,” she says. 

Publications

Smith Magazine

The magazine for alumni and friends of Smith School of Business is published twice a year. It features school news, in-depth stories, profiles of fascinating graduates and faculty, as well as updates from alumni from around the world.

Year in Review

This year’s report highlights the accomplishments of Smith, including our partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee and milestones in academic programs. Also, student testimonials demonstrate the impact of donations from alumni and friends, whose contributions are recognized here.

AACSB Accreditation

Smith School of Business has been accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the world's largest business school accreditation body.

equis accreditation

Smith School of Business achieved unconditional EQUIS accreditation in 2006 and is a member of EFMD – the European Foundation for Management Development.

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Toronto

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