Canada’s Premier Business School

Smith School of Business is renowned for excellence, innovation and leadership in business education. From establishing the first undergraduate business degree a century ago to creating ground-breaking programs and courses in emerging fields today, Smith School of Business is at the forefront of preparing you for the marketplace.

The Quality Hit From Cartels and Monopolies

The Quality Hit From Cartels and Monopolies

Does fierce competition lead to better quality products and services? The evidence in the airline industry suggests it does

We Think Firms Are Just Like Us, And That’s Not Good

Consumers view businesses as people and their transactions as zero-sum games. No wonder we think they’re are out to get us

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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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Smith partners with South Africa’s Stellenbosch

Kingston, Ont. – Smith School of Business has added its first partner school in Africa: Stellenbosch University and the University of Stellenbosch Business School in South Africa.

Smith welcomes inaugural MMAI class

Kingston, Ont. – Earlier this month, Smith paid welcome to the inaugural class of the Queen’s Master of Management in Artificial Intelligence (MMAI). Over 35 employers from the banking, information technology, government, retail and startup industries are represented among the class.

Remembering Jeff McGill

Kingston, ON – One mark of a great professor is how much he or she gives back to colleagues, students and others. In that regard, Jeff McGill was simply outstanding. A longtime Smith faculty member and Professor Emeritus, Jeff McGill passed away at his home in Kingston on Aug. 10 surrounded by family. He was 68.

Queen’s Commerce students and their teams earn $65,000 for startups

Kingston, Ont. – Queen’s Commerce alumni and students were among five of the eight teams to earn seed funding for their ventures during the recent Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre Summer Pitch Competition hosted at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts.

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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