Building Livelihoods in the Most Vulnerable Communities
Business on the Frontlines examines the impact of business in societies affected by extreme poverty and conflict. As a course in the Notre Dame MBA program, BOTFL provides opportunities for students and alumni to engage and partner with non-profit organizations and multi-national companies to harness the dynamism of businesses in the hopes of promoting stability and economic opportunity.
There’s sprucing up a languishing company, and then there’s dropping into war zones and helping to rebuild entire economies.
- Forbes "The 10 Most Innovative Business School Classes"
Since 2008, BOTFL teams have worked on over thirty business and peace related projects in over twenty-five countries.
Multi-national corporations, humanitarian organizations, and the armed forces are all necessary partners in the pursuit of peace and the long term stability of societies throughout the world.