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School of Business

School of Business

Faculty & Research

Our award-winning faculty not only mean business, they live it. They own it. Skilled in every facet of the business world from accounting to sustainability and leadership, they know how to transform numbers on a spreadsheet into a thriving enterprise— and students into leaders. They speak from experience. They teach from in-depth knowledge and comprehensive research. You learn from the best in the business.

The School of Business attracts highly-esteemed faculty from across Canada and the globe. With them they bring a wealth of experience from many industries, sectors and leading organizations including:

  • Banking
  • Government
  • Non-profit organizations
  • The Department of Finance
  • Health
  • Deloitte
  • Coca Cola
  • EY

Renowned Expertise

Our professors frequently procure SSHRC grants for their research. Their work appears in top journals. And our faculty are called upon to provide their expertise to national and international media.

Committed to Trent’s collaborative teaching environment and ongoing extensive body of research, our faculty are frequently recognized by colleagues, industry and the research community for their excellence.


Our faculty know how to transfer their infectious enthusiasm, unparalleled real-world experience and comprehensive knowledge.  They know collaboration with industry is key.

Through lectures, community activities or field-base study programs, local, national and international pillars of industry and government are often invited to engage with our students.  From corporate executives to foreign dignitaries, you never know who might stop by.

Key Attributes

The collaborative learning model developed by Trent University over five decades, has been endorsed by leaders in business, government and education. And the School of Business is affiliated with the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management and Education. These are just a few examples of the many attributes of our prestigious school.

Faculty at the School of Business continue this legacy through academic leadership, community engagement and meaningful interaction at our Durham and Peterborough campuses. More than instructors, they are caring and committed professors, invested in the current and future success of each and every student.