Queen’s School of Business is one of the world’s premier business schools, with a faculty renowned for their business experience and academic credentials. It has earned international recognition for its innovative approaches to business education, particularly in the areas of team-based and experiential learning.
Queen’s is consistently ranked among Canada’s very best universities. Established in 1841, Queen’s University has a rich tradition of academic excellence. It has long enjoyed the reputation as “Canada’s Ivy League” university, attracting students from across the country and around the world. Queen’s graduates have made indelible marks on the national and international landscape, through their contributions to science, the arts, business and government. The extensive alumni network of more than 137,000 graduates spans 154 countries. You will find Queen’s graduates in positions of leadership around the world.
Due to its strong reputation, Queen’s School of Business attracts top students from across Canada and around the world. The School maintains international exchange partnerships with close to 100 respected business schools in over 40 countries, and welcomes more than 300 international exchange students annually. Every year, well over 650 of our students travel to international destinations to participate in an international exchange or to complete their Global Business Projects. Additionally, Queen’s School of Business Executive Education offers custom and open-enrolment programs in a variety of locations around the world. In fact, more than 3,500 organizations from over 60 countries have sent managers and executives to these programs.
In addition to its highly acclaimed MBA programs, Queen’s School of Business is also home to Canada’s most prestigious undergraduate business program and several outstanding graduate programs. The School is also one of the world’s largest and most respected providers of executive education.
The student experience at QSB extends well beyond the classroom. From student-run conferences to a student-run hedge fund, the opportunities to gain hands-on experience and develop critical team and leadership skills are practically limitless. QSB’s holistic approach to personal coaching is designed to help students achieve their full potential. Small class sizes and a strong sense of community make the Queen’s experience truly exceptional. Innovative Programs
Every QSB program is unique in its own right, and most offer features and options that are not available anywhere else. Queen’s School of Business has been a pioneer in the fields of team-based and experiential learning, and has incorporated these approaches into all of its programs. Its innovative use of videoconference technology has enabled the School to take its MBA programs across North America and beyond. As well, the School offers a variety of unique Double Degree options through its vast network of international business school partners.
Queen’s School of Business has an impressive record of cutting edge research and thought leadership, and both faculty and graduate students have access to numerous resources to support this effort.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek has ranked Queen’s Executive MBA #1 in Canada and among the very best in the world. As well, they have ranked Queen’s Full-Time MBA #1 in Canada and one of the top 2 in the world outside of the USA since 2002.
All Queen's School of Business degree programs have been accredited since 1998 by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the world's largest business school accreditation body. Queen's was the first university in Ontario to be AACSB-approved.
Queen's School of Business achieved unconditional EQUIS accreditation in 2006.
Located on the Queen’s University campus, Goodes Hall is home to Queen’s School of Business. The centre-piece of the facility is a 110-year-old, renovated Victorian school house. Two extensive expansions were completed in 2002 and 2012 respectively, creating this impressive 185,000 square foot a state-of-the-art learning centre for management education. Goodes Hall is named in honour of alumnus Mel Goodes, the building’s major donor.
Queen's School of Business is located on the Queen's University campus in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Nestled on the northeast shore of Lake Ontario, at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River, historic Kingston is a thriving community of 141,000 residents, boasting a superb quality of life due to its big-city amenities, waterfront location and rich natural landscape.
Established as a fort in 1673, the city is blessed with a rich civic and architectural heritage, a safe and welcoming environment, and economic anchors of academia, government and industry. Recently, Kingston was ranked as having one of the top three vibrant downtowns of Canada. More than anything, Kingston is a university town, home to 25,000 students studying at three post secondary institutions, including Queen’s.
Within a ten-minute walk from campus, students can access all that our eclectic downtown core has to offer: shops, restaurants and cultural resources, waterfront pathways and the 19th century buildings and homes that signify Canada’s “Limestone City”. Located midway between Toronto and Montreal, within two hours drive of Ottawa, and 40 minutes of the U.S. border, Kingston is easily accessible by air, bus or train. For a comprehensive look at life in Kingston or more information visit kingstoncanada.com