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Smith School of Business

Business happens beyond boardrooms, markets, and borders. Cultural shifts, geopolitical changes, technology innovations — it all impacts business. At Smith we anticipate the rapidly changing business landscape and prepare you for it.

Smith Welcomes New Dean!

Queen’s University Principal has announced the appointment of Wanda Costen as Dean, Smith School of Business. Dr. Costen, a trailblazer with a unique combination of experience in academia and private and public sector management, will start her role July 1, 2021.

Queen's Fall 2021 Outlook

Queen’s University has announced it expects full in-person activity by September.

EDII Strategy & Action Plan

Structured around six core dimensions of accountability, this living document will guide meaningful and lasting change for the Smith community.

Smith Professor Earns Changemakers Award from Globe and Mail

Finance professor Ryan Riordan has been named a 2021 Changemaker by the Globe's Report on Business for his research on financing the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Our Programs

Knowledge & Skills

Smith’s programs deliver the knowledge, skills and personal development you need to thrive in this ever-changing business world. General management or specialized, professional or research-based, degree or development, full-time or while working, we have a rich portfolio of options.

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Thought Leadership

Smith Business Insight

Exploration, commentary and perspective from Smith faculty and experts.

The Problem With How We Talk About Diversity

The Problem With How We Talk About Diversity

Celebrating stars who break the glass ceiling can set back the cause for equality. Ditto for pushing the business case

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Google’s AI Ad Revolution Offers Privacy, but Problems Too

Google’s AI Ad Revolution Offers Privacy, but Problems Too

Is privacy the right to control our individual data? Or to remain unknown without consent?

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When a Nudge Can Hurt the Disadvantaged

When a Nudge Can Hurt the Disadvantaged

What New York City parking ticket scofflaws reveal about the limits of behavioural economics

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Why Your Brain Hates Uncertainty and How to Overcome It

Why Your Brain Hates Uncertainty and How to Overcome It

Discover three strategies to build resilience at home and at work

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Research Excellence

Creating new knowledge is a central tenet of the Smith School of Business mission. Our research success is the product of the commitment and knowledge of faculty, students, and staff, and our collaborations and partnerships with external organizations.

Exceptional Research

Smith faculty advance management and society through exceptional research. We collaborate with scholars worldwide, publish in leading journals, and inspire new lines of enquiry.

Centres of Focus

Our research centres concentrate on specific areas of focus including sustainable finance, analytics, social impact, business venturing, governance, and more.

Meet the Faculty

Smith’s professors and PhD scholars are active in all areas of business and management research, regularly publish in top journals, and are globally renowned.

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