Mastering Your Business Essentials for Family Child Care Homes
Develop Successful Business Habits
June 6-27 | Tuesday Evenings 6:30 – 9:00 pm | Online
Are you struggling to manage your Family Child Care Home? Do you feel overwhelmed by the numerous decisions you have to make every day? Don’t worry! You can take charge of your business and turn it into a thriving success with the right strategies.
Join our comprehensive course to learn the essential skills and techniques that will help you effectively manage the operations, finances, and marketing of your home-based business. You’ll discover the core elements of a successful business model, the best financial practices for long-term fiscal success, and how to use marketing as a powerful communication tool to reach parents.
You’ll also learn how to prepare for unexpected challenges and stay up-to-date with the latest regulation and licensing updates. With our expert guidance, you’ll gain the confidence to take your Family Child Care Home to the next level and achieve your business goals. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to build a thriving home-based business!
Earn Professional Development Credits
What to Expect
- Four online class sessions, including interactive group work, guest speakers, and discussions with subject matter experts
- Assistance identify practical steps to start using new skills through confidential one-on-one consulting with certified SBDC consultants
- Continuous feedback on your business plan and strategy during the course
The first week of the course starts with introductions and welcome messages, followed by a presentation from a licensing specialist who discusses licensing processes, updates, and top violations. Afterward, attendees explore the nine core elements of a successful business model and get to work on a Business Model Canvas.
In the second week, attendees learn how to establish expectations using the Child Care Agreement between provider and parent to establish boundaries and expectations. They then will discover the foundational steps to establishing a business, including financial practices.
The third week starts with a presentation on financial programs, discussing industry financial resources available. The Iron Triangle framework is introduced to help child care providers improve cash flow. Finally, business continuity and recovery practices are presented, exploring how to build a resilient business.
The fourth week starts with a presentation on marketing communication, focusing on customer relationships and marketing channels. Attendees then participate in a collaborative problem-solving session called Lean Coffee, led by the East CO SBDC Team and an experienced provider.
Monday, April 2023
Monday, June 5 at 12:00 pm
Standard Course Fee:
*No fee thanks to a grant from Colorado Dept of Early Childhood
Meet the Instructors
East CO SBDC
East CO SBDC
East CO SBDC
ECCLPS Executive Director
And Guest Industry Presenters...
“Our business has benefited immensely
from accessing the professional staff
and SBDC programs and resources.”
Questions? Email Info@EastColoradoSBDC.com
The project described is supported by the Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five Initiative (PDG B-5), Grant Number 90TP0054-01-00, from the Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Office of Child Care, the Administration for Children and Families, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.