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Every day it’s a new
business world.
Be Ready.

Smith School of Business at Queen’s University is renowned for its excellence, innovation and leadership in business education. From establishing the first undergraduate business degree over a century ago to creating groundbreaking programs and courses in emerging areas, Smith is at the forefront of preparing students for the business world.

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.

New issue of Smith Magazine now out!

The latest issue of Smith Magazine features stories, alumni profiles, school news and insights from faculty and alumni experts.

Impact of Giving

Learn how donors, volunteers and student recipients are making a difference at Smith and beyond on our new Impact of Giving site.

Smith's Year in Review published

Explore the highlights from Smith's 2021-2022 year, learn about our progress in EDII, and take a moment to read about the important role of business schools today.

Team Canada Athletes

Five Team Canada Olympic and Paralympic athletes will join Smith’s graduate programs after being granted the Game Plan academic awards.

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.

Driving Process Innovation

Driving Process Innovation

How to use intrapreneurship to bust bottlenecks and re-imagine your organization’s inner workings

In Praise of Multi-Headed Leadership

In Praise of Multi-Headed Leadership

Teams with shared leadership can outperform teams organized hierarchically. But watch out for power trip-ups

Trading on Values

Trading on Values

In recasting its geopolitical strategy, Canada focuses on shared values with like-minded nations. It could work, if we don’t overplay our hand

In Business, Hope Is Not a Strategy

In Business, Hope Is Not a Strategy

As we head into 2023, remember that the only way to avoid difficult situations is to do nothing of importance

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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