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.

Queen's University 2023 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

3rd in the world, 1st in North America

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Smith Magazine now out

The spring issue of Smith Magazine is now out online and in print. Read the latest articles, including features, alumni profiles, school news and insights from faculty and alumni experts.

Dare to Dream: 2023 winners announced

Five startups led by Smith School of Business students have received a boost in funding from the Dare to Dream program.

$2.5M gift to Smith School of Business to help future leaders navigate ESG issues

The gift from Smith alumnus Mike Quinn, BCom’88, and Francisca Quinn will establish the Quinn Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Professorship.

Smith joins global responsible leadership alliance

The Council on Business & Society welcomes Smith as first North American member.

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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Smith Business Insight

Exploration, commentary and perspective from Smith faculty and experts.

Canada’s Charities Have a Tech Problem

Canada’s Charities Have a Tech Problem

Many non-profits lack proper systems for the digital age. That needs to change

How Polluters Weaponize Trade Pacts

How Polluters Weaponize Trade Pacts

Canada’s efforts to phase out fossil fuels are stymied by foreign investors’ threats to drain public coffers

Understanding Indigenous Economic Reconciliation

Understanding Indigenous Economic Reconciliation

What businesses can do to provide better opportunities for economic inclusion and partnership

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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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