Managing Program Operations | Aim4Excellence™ Module 4


This module expands a program leader’s understanding of systems thinking to evaluate and implement efficient, strategic, and important management systems to alleviate risk within the early childhood program setting.

  • Examine the complexity of operational management and leadership including the application of systems theory to support necessary operating systems
  • Identify stakeholders and practice a strategic planning process
  • Investigate quality benchmarks related to program operations within the subscales of the Program Administration Scale (PAS)
  • Use specific tools for managing systems including standard operating procedures, workflow analysis, calendars, and Gantt charts
  • Explore additional health and safety policies and procedures to protect the early childhood program, the children, families and program staff
  • Identify core elements of a disaster preparedness and emergency evacuation plan
  • Review preventative best practices in risk management to avoid potential allegations of child abuse and neglect

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 4 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.

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Registration cost

$175
Cost includes: All required reading materials, assignments, and media

Credits

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 5: Building a Sound Business Strategy and Module 6: Planning Indoor and Outdoor Environments. LEARN MORE

Scholarships

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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