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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 Institute for Sustainable Finance will harness Canada’s “best and brightest” to advance a prosperous transition to a sustainable economy

November 19, 2019

Toronto, Ont. – Today marks the official launch of the new Institute for Sustainable Finance. Building on its mandate to align mainstream financial markets with Canada’s transition to a prosperous sustainable economy, the Institute unveiled the establishment of the Canadian Sustainable Finance Network (CSFN), an independent and diverse alliance of academics, researchers and educators who will address the most pressing questions of this field, and our time.

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Dr. Brenda Brouwer appointed Interim Dean

November 13, 2019

Kingston, Ont. – On November 13, 2019, Brenda Brouwer was appointed Interim Dean of Smith School of Business, effective November 18, 2019. Dr. Brouwer takes over from Teri Shearer who served temporarily as Interim Dean succeeding David Saunders.

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Smith Launches First-Ever Program on edX Global Learning Platform

November 7, 2019

Kingston, Ont. – Canada’s Smith School of Business at Queen’s University will launch its first program on edX, the trusted learning platform, in January 2020. The Professional Certificate in Enterprise Sales is designed to develop critical skills in professional sales. Smith’s will be the first professional sales course on the edX platform.

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