Business and Financial Fundamentals Workshops

Business and Financial Fundamentals for Center-Based Child Care is a series of 8 modules designed to introduce, demystify and engage participants in the fundamental business practices you need to operate a quality sustainable child care center. Developed by First Children’s Finance with support from Northwest Area Foundation, this series is geared toward child care center and preschool directors, managers, owners and board members.

A certificate for training hours is provided at the end of each module for 1½ hours of Iowa DHS & National Administrator Credential (NAC) renewal credit, as appropriate. Upon completion of all 8 modules, participants will be provided a certificate of completion for Business and Financial Fundamentals.

Modules 1 through 4 are offered as a one-day workshop and must be taken first. Modules 5 through 8 will be offered as individual webinars and may be taken in any order.

One-Day Workshop (includes all 4 modules)
CM1 Child Care is Your Business-Plan for Success
CM2 Marketing and Enrollment
CM3 Financial Statements, Policies, and Procedures
CM4 Cash Flow

Individual Webinars
CM5 Annual Budget
CM6 Tuition and Revenue Strategies
CM7 Facilities and Equipment
CM 8 Leading, Directing, and Managing

Audience: Child care center directors, owners, and board members.
Credit Hours: Each module provides 1 ½ hours of Iowa DHS training credit and NAC renewal hours.
Upcoming Workshops:We are working on scheduling 2020/2021 dates. Please check back soon.

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For more information, contact:

Angie Rae Duncan, Senior Business Development Specialist

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