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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.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

On Sept. 30, the Queen's community wore orange in honour of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Students, staff and faculty participated in commemorative events, learning opportunities, and educational resources across campus.

"Truth" artwork by Portia Chapman

Smith Year in Review Is Now Out

The Smith School of Business Year in Review for 2020-2021 is now available online. This annual publication covers milestones and accomplishments during Smith’s last fiscal year (May 2020 to April 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.

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.

Do "Under New Management" Signs Really Work?

Do "Under New Management" Signs Really Work?

Reminding customers of an ownership change is an old retail standard. But researchers wondered about its effectiveness

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Accounting Tips for Entrepreneurs

Accounting Tips for Entrepreneurs

How small business owners can take advantage of the tax system

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How to Deliver on Your Company’s 2022 Strategy

How to Deliver on Your Company’s 2022 Strategy

The key lies in process, not people

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In Canada, Sustainable Finance is Stuck in First Gear

In Canada, Sustainable Finance is Stuck in First Gear

An overly cautious approach has left the country playing catch-up

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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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