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Smith School of Business and Canadian Olympic Committee announce Team Canada class of 2020-2022

April 3, 2020

Toronto/Kingston, Ont. – Today, Smith School of Business and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) announced that 11 Team Canada athletes are returning to school to build their business skills after years of competitive sport.

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SVP Walt Disney Company New Chair of Smith’s Analytics & AI Advisory Board

January 8, 2020

Toronto, Ont. – Smith School of Business is pleased to announce that Mark Shafer, senior vice-president, decision science and integration at The Walt Disney Company, has been appointed chair of Smith’s analytics and AI advisory board.

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New Certificate Programs Provide Essential Training for the AI Future – Queen’s Executive Education Introduces Trusted Data & AI for Canadian Business, and AI Jumpstart for Managers

January 8, 2020

Toronto, Ont. – With artificial intelligence (AI) applications permeating multiple sectors of the economy, the demand for professional development and training in AI concepts and strategies is growing. Queen’s Executive Education has launched two new programs: Trusted Data & AI for Canadian Business, and AI Jumpstart for Managers. Both are available in open enrollment sessions starting in April, and also as custom training for organizations.

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New Year…New Look…New Smith Brand Marketing

January 6, 2020

Toronto, Ont. – As of January 6, Smith launched new brand marketing specifically in the Greater Toronto Area. This campaign is part of a larger, ongoing, integrated effort to promote and raise the profile of the school of business. Other elements include enrollment/program marketing, public relations, thought leadership promotion, events and sponsorships.

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Three new businesses win at UPstart Venture Challenge

December 9, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – The fourth annual UPstart Venture Challenge, Dec. 3, saw eight teams pitch their startups to a panel of Queen’s alumni in the hopes of winning a share of the $55,000 prize.

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