Case | HBS Case Collection | February 1993 (Revised June 1993)

Bidwell Training Center, Inc. and Manchester Craftsmen's Guild: Preparation in Pittsburgh

by James L. Heskett and Roger H. Hallowell

Abstract

Bill Strickland, executive director of both Bidwell Training Center and Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, has built a highly successful training organization to enable underprivileged minorities in Pittsburgh to escape the cycle of poverty. His success has led to questions of expansion, focus, and core competencies.

Keywords: Training; Non-Governmental Organizations; Leadership; Society; Competency and Skills; Pittsburgh;

Citation:

Heskett, James L., and Roger H. Hallowell. "Bidwell Training Center, Inc. and Manchester Craftsmen's Guild: Preparation in Pittsburgh." Harvard Business School Case 693-087, February 1993. (Revised June 1993.)