About Flyer Enterprises
Flyer Enterprises began as a student-run business at the University of Dayton in 2001 with two divisions and has experienced stellar and steady growth ever since. Today, as the sixth largest and fastest growing student-run business in the nation, Flyer Enterprises provides unparalleled experiential business education to student employees and ethically-focused services to the University of Dayton community.
The reason for Flyer Enterprises’ success is clear. By offering students the opportunity to apply classroom curriculum in a real world business setting, Flyer Enterprises serves the University community while acting as a learning laboratory for tomorrow’s top professionals. FE prides itself on providing an environment for hands-on learning and strives to become the national leader for experiential learning.
Flyer Enterprises is completely comprised of undergraduate students, from the sales associates and managers to the chief executive officer. Students make all business decisions at every level of the organization with limited advisement from administration and answer to a Board of Directors. Flyer Enterprises operates nine divisions, employs more than 170 students at the University of Dayton and has annual revenues of than $1.1 million.
We will build respect and trust through collaboration by uniting under common goals and creating meaningful relationships with our peers.
We will proceed with a strong work ethic to satisfy customers, help one another, and create better businesses through the means of experiential education.
Our true purpose is to be an instrument through which students can gain professional business education by connecting classroom lessons with real world experiences in hopes to develop future leaders.
We will create an environment in which all of our employees are valued equally in order to create an enjoyable work experience.
Vision and Mission
To become the national leader for experiential business education.
To create a competitive advantage for our employees by providing experiential education through the operation of profitable, ethically-focused businesses that serve the needs of our stakeholders.
Flyer Enterprises provides campus employment for a diverse group of students and desired services to the University of Dayton community through its ventures. FE works to incorporate the University of Dayton community into its business endeavors, thereby extending the FE experience to other individuals. This occurs by integrating UD’s School of Business Administration curriculum into the management of FE and maintaining dialogues with campus organizations.