BJ’s Working Knowledge Initiative

By Ian Miller | Issue Date: April 2010

Conducted throughout November and December 2009 by BJ member Ian Miller and organizational consultants from the Accord Advisory Group, BJ’s Working Knowledge Initiative presented 35 underemployed members of the New York Jewish community with practical and psychological tools necessary to begin planning for the development of their own entrepreneurial businesses.

The project’s twin emphases on experiential learning and combining the “hands on” expertise gained throughout individuals’ professional lives culminated in a day-long “boot camp” and the generation of several viable business plans!

You can see more about WKI in Newsweek’s article/video “In God We Trust,” .