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This online module examines the key issues pertinent to managing a fiscally responsible early childhood business. You’ll study the legal requirements and tax implications that relate to the operation of programs with differing ownership status. You’ll be introduced to the language of accounting and work with budgets, calculations, and financial reports to practice making informed business decisions that are aligned with your program’s values and purposes. And you’ll learn strategies for promoting and maintaining a positive public image that is specifically targeted to the existing and potential customers of a local child care market.
You may register for this module at any time and will receive log-in instructions as soon as your payment is verified.
This is Module 5 of the nine modules that make up the Aim4Excellence™ National Director Credential. Take only one or a few Aim4Excellence modules to build competence in a specific management area or complete all nine to earn the Aim4Excellence National Director Credential.
Douglas Clark, EdD, Associate Dean of the College of Adult and Professional Studies, Indiana Wesleyan University
Cost includes: All required reading materials, assignments, and media
Total clock hours: 16
Illinois Gateways for Opportunity Approved
Applies toward the Illinois Director Credential (IDC) Core Competency Requirements
College credit is available for an additional fee if this module is combined with Aim4Excellence Module 4: Managing Program Operations and Module 6: Planning Indoor and Outdoor Environments. LEARN MORE
Your local child care resource and referral agency may have scholarship funds available to assist with your registration or tuition costs for this event. Find your local CCR&R.
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