The Queen's Experience at Smith

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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Leading-edge research and ideas have made Smith School of Business one of the world's premier business schools. In May 2013, we launched Smith Business Insight to share our faculty's ideas and research through white papers, articles and webinars with our larger community of stakeholders.

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News Blog More

What’s up for 2018? School of Business expert makes economic predictions at Business Forecast Luncheon in Kingston

Kingston, ON – Canada’s surprisingly hot economy will cool slightly in 2018 as the Bank of Canada looks to ease growth and avoid high inflation. But potential for a long and messy U.S. withdrawal from NAFTA could get in the way of continued good times.

Smith recognizes faculty and student for research excellence

Kingston, ON – Anton Ovchinnikov, Distinguished Faculty Professor of Management Science and Operations Management, and Yu Hou, Assistant Professor of Accounting, are recipients of the 2017 Smith School of Business Research Excellence Awards.

Smith celebrates alumni named to Canada's Most Powerful Women for 2017

Kingston, ON – The list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women for 2017 was recently released and 11 of this year’s Top 100 women are graduates of Smith School of Business programs.

Smith teams score big at case competitions round the world

Kingston, ON – If this was baseball, it’d be a grand slam. In hockey, a hat trick plus an extra tally for good measure. Smith School of Business Commerce students have racked up an impressive four wins in a row at international case competitions in recent months.

Publications

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.

Year in Review

This year’s report highlights the accomplishments of Smith, including our partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee and milestones in academic programs. Also, student testimonials demonstrate the impact of donations from alumni and friends, whose contributions are recognized here.

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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