University description (as per official university website)
Queen's School of Business is one of the world's premier business schools, consistently capturing top international rankings for its programs. The world-class reputation of this small, elite school is a testament to the high quality of its programs, its faculty and its students - who come from Canada and abroad.
Founded in 1937, the School continues to innovate to ensure it provides the best business education in the world, and the academic excellence and exceptional experience that are the hallmarks of every Queen's program.
The School's range of MBA programs includes the highly acclaimed Queen's full-time MBA, which is ranked #1 in the world outside the US by BusinessWeek magazine. It is also home to Canada's most respected Executive MBA program, delivered nationally via videoconference to cities across Canada. The Cornell - Queen's Executive MBA program provides an international perspective to students from both sides of the border who earn both a Queen's MBA and a Cornell MBA. Queen's Accelerated MBA for Business Graduates is the first program of its kind designed specifically for people with an undergraduate degree in business.
Queen's Masters of Global Management is a comprehensive program of international business content, international experience, and cross-cultural learning that allows students to earn a world-class degree in 12 months.
Queen's Bachelor of Commerce program is renowned for having highest entry standards of any undergraduate program in Canada, while Queen's PhD and MSc and in Management programs produce leading researchers for industry and academe.
With the largest offering of non-degree executive development programs in the country, Queen's Executive Development Centre has been ranked among the world's top-15 by Financial Times (UK) and BusinessWeek for its executive education.
At Queen's School of Business, students learn from a team of exceptional professors. Faculty members are consistently recognized for their teaching skills. Years of working with senior level executives have given our faculty the ability to bring modern management practices into the classroom.
Above all else, our faculty has consistently distinguished themselves with respect to research, winning numerous awards and holding prestigious editorial positions. Our faculty includes a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and fifteen Research Fellows and Professors, who publish regularly in top-tier international journals in their areas of specialization.
Five centres within the school are aimed at areas of growing importance to practicing managers:
The Monieson Centre works with organizations and researchers to provide leading-edge solutions to knowledge-related business problems. The Centre creates teams of Queen's faculty, graduate students and experts from other universities to conduct custom, applied research for each client organization.
Queen's Centre for Business Venturing is committed to being the leading and definitive source of knowledge and expertise in the creation, leadership and management of new ventures.
Queen's Executive Decision Centre brings leading-edge technology and professional facilitators together to support the decision making of management and executive teams.
Queen's School of Business Centre for Responsible Leadership is committed to inspiring practitioners, researchers, teachers, and students of business to instill Responsible Leadership as an integral part of their thinking and practice.
The CA-Queen's Centre for Governance funds Queen's research into Canadian and international corporate governance, and contributes to the creation of leading-edge curriculum in this important area.