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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.

Smith Welcomes Four New Faculty

Over the summer, Smith School of Business welcomed four new faculty to its outstanding roster of teachers and researchers.

Smith Hosts Business Camp for Local Indigenous Youth

Students had the opportunity to participate in lectures and immerse themselves in university life.

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.

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.

Seven Questions About Startup Success

Seven Questions About Startup Success

New-venture experts explain some dos and don’ts of trying to get a business off the ground

What Does a Lean Startup Look Like?

What Does a Lean Startup Look Like?

Picture relentless testing and tailoring to unlock the value puzzle and identify the phantom customer

How to Combat the Talent Shortage

How to Combat the Talent Shortage

Learn what you can do to get and keep the best people

Understanding the World of Blockchain

Understanding the World of Blockchain

For the next few years, blockchain will generate most interest in finance, logistics and large companies but, down the line, smaller and medium-sized enterprises will benefit.

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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