Queen's MBA Blog

- Category: Student experience

The Smith alumni network: Value that can’t be found anywhere else

Posted By: Michael Deeks, MBA'18 on July 20, 2018

Toronto is roughly 2.5 hours by train from Kingston. In preparation of the program’s semi-regular recruiting trips to the GTA, I would make 1-to-2 train trips per week, to-and-from Toronto so I could benefit from discussions with members one of Canada’s most diverse MBA networks.

Building a career development toolkit

Posted By: Queen's MBA on June 18, 2018

For many Olympic athletes, making the transition out of sport can be difficult. “It’s a huge mind shift going from ‘OK, my goal is to win a gold medal at the Olympics in four years’ to ‘what now?'” explains two-time Olympic sailor Greg Douglas.

Why Queen’s MBA?

Posted By: Ranjan Kumar on April 06, 2018

Ranjan Kumar, MBA’18, already had an undergraduate degree in marketing and finance, a post graduate master’s degree in management, and a robust CV detailing experience in operations, consulting, credit rating and banking at leading organizations in his native city of Mumbai, India, before entering the Queen’s MBA program at Smith. What motivated his decision to pursue an MBA overseas? The opportunity of a new experience.

Leading in luxury: The director of marketing for Toronto’s Bisha Hotel shares her career journey

Posted By: Hailey Eisen on March 29, 2018

Bisha Hotel & Residences, a luxury and lifestyle brand that includes a 96-room flagship hotel and a collection of condominium suites, has been generating excitement in the travel and tourism world. And, as Director of Marketing, Christal Agostino can take credit for much of that.

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and experience I will not soon forget

Posted By: Kadira Carter on February 22, 2018

A-ma-zing! That is the only word that comes to mind every time I reflect on my experience at the recently concluded Smith-Reticle Resiliency Challenge for the Full-Time MBA Class of 2019. My friends and family in Barbados still think I’m crazy for choosing to take on such an ambiguous outdoor activity in the middle of winter in Canada, but I wouldn’t have traded it for all the beaches back home.