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This is business now.

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.

This is business now.

In a world facing many big challenges, how will business respond? We spoke with 15 business leaders who offered their takes on how to navigate our changing world. One thing is for certain: “business as usual” no longer applies.

February is Black Histories and Futures Month

Read about Black Smith alumni and students who are making a positive impact on their communities and society.

New issue: Smith Magazine!

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

New Partner School in Morocco

Smith announces new international exchange with Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), marking the school’s third partnership in Africa

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.

Is Your Company Socially Responsible Enough?

Is Your Company Socially Responsible Enough?

A new consumer survey puts high demands on businesses to do more for society. And CEOs should loudly lead the way

How to Boost B2B Sales by Cutting Complexity

How to Boost B2B Sales by Cutting Complexity

Adapt your sales strategies to help customers accelerate through the buying process

How to Separate Purpose from Puffery

How to Separate Purpose from Puffery

Corporate purpose is easy to declare and hard to deliver. If you’re an employee or potential recruit, how can you recognize the real deal?

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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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