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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 #1 in Canada

Times Higher Education 2021 Impact Rankings illustrate Queen’s role in advancing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Queen’s ranked 1st in Canada and 5th in the world.

EDII Strategy & Action Plan

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

Let’s Make Work Better

How can organizations reshape the workplace for the post-pandemic era? Business leaders and Smith researchers give their ideas. That and more in the new issue of Smith Magazine.

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 Route to Trusted AI

The Route to Trusted AI

What the financial services sector can teach us about preparing for the age of artificial intelligence

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Adaptive Leadership: Getting the Best Out of People at Work

Adaptive Leadership: Getting the Best Out of People at Work

Discover how diversity drives performance

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Cooking the Books, Cooking the Planet

Cooking the Books, Cooking the Planet

“Earnings management” is too polite a term for dressing up quarterly reports on the backs of workers and the environment

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Lessons From Year One of the Pandemic

Lessons From Year One of the Pandemic

Smart businesses used the last year to innovate and improve. They shouldn’t stop now

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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.

World-class 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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