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2022 Class Profile

95 Students in Class
31% Women
69% Men
38 Average Age
14 Average Years
of Work Experience
8 Average Years
of Management Experience

Nations Represented

Poland, Nigeria, Portugal, Iraq, South Africa, Benin, Sweden, Cameroon, USA, Philippines, India, China

Industry Representation

Geographic Representation

Build Your Network

As a graduate of Smith School of Business, you also become part of the impressive Smith School of Business alumni network which numbers over 25,000 graduates around the world as well as a much larger family – the alumni network of Queen’s University, with over 180,000 individuals in more than 150 countries around the world. In addition to 4 chapters in the USA, Queen’s maintains active chapters in many other countries around the world.

Our commitment to you continues long after graduation. You will be able to stay in close contact with Smith School of Business, your fellow alumni, and faculty in a variety of ways.

These include:

Students networking in SmithToronto
Tracey Cook

“I had been wanting to advance my education for decades, but had not found a program that fit my work and home lifestyles. The unique combination of residential sessions in Kingston and remote boardroom learning was a program I could make fit. But beyond that, it was the way I immediately felt at home with the campus, the staff, the instructors and the whole program environment. I am proud and honoured to have been chosen to receive the extremely generous scholarship provided by the 30% Club, which supports one female entrant into each EMBA cohort. ”

Women and the MBA

At Smith School of Business, we recognize the need to enable more women to ascend to the senior ranks of management. An MBA can help break down the barriers that exist for women looking to advance their careers. Smith is making a concerted effort to address this issue. In addition to hosting Women and the MBA events across Canada, we have also implemented a number of initiatives to attract and support women within our programs.

Motivational Events and Networking Opportunities

Smith School of Business is a proud supporter of the Women of Influence Luncheon Series. These events, featuring high-profile speakers, serve as motivational and inspirational networking events, allowing women to share strategies for achieving success in their careers while maintaining life balance. Learn more about Women of Influence.

30% Club Scholarship

Each year Smith School of Business is pleased to offer the 30% Club Scholarship to a highly qualified woman entering the Smith Executive MBA Program. This scholarship – which covers 50% of the program tuition – is offered in partnership with the 30% Club, a global organization dedicated to accelerating the representation of women at senior levels in business. Its name is derived from its overarching goal, which is to see 30% of S&P/TSX 60 company board seats occupied by women.

The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence and proven leadership skills. Selection will be made by the program’s Awards Committee.

Scholarship Application Deadline: June 15, 2021

Forté Foundation

Smith School of Business is the first Canadian business school to join Forté Foundation. This group of major corporations, top business schools and influential non-profit organizations is dedicated to directing women towards business education and business leadership roles, as well as working with corporations to more effectively attract and retain female talent. Each year, Smith awards numerous Forté Foundation Fellowships to highly qualified women entering the MBA program. These Fellowships include a significant scholarship. We also guarantee a scholarship to all qualified MBALaunch candidates that meet our requirements and are offered acceptance to the Full-time MBA program.

The Foundation hosts educational and networking events, provides scholarship and intern opportunities, and provides a wealth of relevant research and online resources, all helping women to achieve success in their careers. Learn more about the Forté Foundation.

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