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

Business today is constantly changing — new technologies, emerging markets, changing competitors, evolving expectations and more. To succeed you need a strong combination of knowledge, skills and personal abilities.

Smith School of Business, Queen’s University gets you ready and keeps you primed to thrive in this ever-changing business world.

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The Smith Experience at Queen's

International
Perspective

Due to its strong reputation, Smith School of Business attracts top students from across Canada and around the world. The School maintains international exchange partnerships with over 100 respected business schools in 37 countries, and welcomes more than 300 international exchange students annually.

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The Power
of Teams

Smith School of Business has been a pioneer in the important area of team-based learning, utilizing an approach that is far more sophisticated and integrated than that used at other business schools. Our students graduate better-prepared to lead and be productive members of today's collaborative workforce.

Experiential
Learning

We recognize that there is often no substitute to the learning imparted by hands-on experience. Our students put theories and best practices to the test through internships, new venture opportunities, and student-run businesses, including Canada's first hedge fund run by MBA and graduate students.

Committed to
Student Success

Our dedication to student success extends well beyond the innovative classroom experience. Our comprehensive career support programs, coaching services, alumni networking events and life-long learning opportunities are all designed to help our students realize their goals and ambitions.

Learning Environment

Goodes Hall, the home of Smith School of Business, combines an exquisitely restored 45,000 square foot 120-year-old Victorian schoolhouse with 143,000 square feet of bold new design and structure. The building is named in honour of the family of Mel Goodes, a Commerce '57 alumnus and former Chairman & CEO of Warner-Lambert worldwide.

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Faculty and Research

Smith School of Business has a long and impressive record of innovative and high quality research. Our mission is to advance business and society through excellence in research, and to improve the practice of management and leadership.

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A clean idea wins Paul and Tom Kinnear Business Plan Competition

Kingston, Ont. – A Smith School of Business Commerce student’s idea to reinvent the car detailing business has won top prize at the Paul and Tom Kinnear Business Plan Competition. Sawyer Wildgen, Comm’19, is founder of Cleen Detailing, a mobile car detailing company.

Smith professor wins Bank of Canada award

Kingston, Ont. - Smith School of Business associate professor Ryan Riordan is being given this year’s Bank of Canada Governor’s Award. The Governor’s Award is a research grant that goes to academics who study areas that the Bank of Canada deems important. The grant is worth up to $30,000 a year over two years.

Unfamiliarity with Diversity and Inclusion in Canadian Workplaces Underscores Need for More Work

Kingston, Ont. – As an important step in solving organizational diversity and inclusion challenges, and to develop more inclusive leaders, Smith School of Business and Catalyst Canada, a global non-profit organization dedicated to advancing women in business, have announced a strategic partnership.

The winter issue of Smith Magazine is now out

Kingston, Ont. – Smith Magazine, for alumni and friends of Smith School of Business, features school news, in-depth stories, profiles of fascinating graduates and faculty, as well as updates from alumni from around the world.

Publications

Annual Report

2017/2018 Year in Review

Year in Review highlights Smith accomplishments of the past year. In this newly revised edition, we focus on the school’s efforts around entrepreneurship and innovation, social impact, and analytics and artificial intelligence. We also highlight Smith’s growing global reach, business research excellence, and how today’s students benefit through alumni support.

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Smith Magazine

The magazine for alumni and friends of Smith School of Business is published twice a year. It features school news, in-depth stories, profiles of fascinating graduates and faculty, as well as updates from alumni from around the world.

AACSB Accreditation

Smith School of Business has been accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the world's largest business school accreditation body.

equis accreditation

Smith School of Business achieved unconditional EQUIS accreditation in 2006 and is a member of EFMD – the European Foundation for Management Development.

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