Delve into the business side of child care by exploring why it is important to have a balanced budget, how to use a budget to make financial decisions and future projections, and plan for program goals. In the first week, gain knowledge as you explore the budgeting process. During the second week, your offline assignment will be to create a balanced annual budget for your child care business and engage in peer learning activities. Strengthening Business Practices Extended: Budgets, Projections, and Planning is the first course in a series of four courses and was adapted with permission from the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance’s Strengthening Business Practices modules. It is recommended to complete Strengthening Business Practices Extended courses in order but is not required to do so.
This course is appropriate for family child care program owners and center-based program administrators.
This two-week training has discussions, offline assignments and required attendance in one of the two live zoom sessions OR a one-on-one support call with the course trainer.
This course is designed for Family Child Care Providers and child care center administrators.