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Child Care Provider Training Opportunities 

2021 Free Web-Based Trainings

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No training scheduled for July and August

FREE Web Based Fall 2021 Training Opportunities

"Start-Up Boot Camp"-

Starting & Running a Successful Child Care Business (4 Hours)

September 15 & 22

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Event ID: 363800

This class is two sessions of 2 hours each. Must attend both sessions to get credit.

Learn the skills needed to refine your child care business idea, manage finances, develop a budget, create a marketing plan, and identify business policies that contribute to the sustainability and growth of the child care business.

Separating your Family Child Care Finances

from your Personal Finances

September 14

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Event ID: 363804

Learn basic tools to separate business and personal finances. Learn to utilize computers and file systems to organize financial documents. Develop a business budget.

Developing a Marketing Plan for your Child Care Center

October 7

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Event ID:  363806

Learn basic marketing principles and concepts. Complete an environmental scan. Identify features and benefits of a child care program. Analyze child care competitors. Identify strategies to build an effective message. Define target market to secure future enrollment. Learn how to use marketing principles to secure community partnerships.

Managing Enrollment in your Child Care Center

October 13

10:00 AM-Noon

Event ID: 363808

Learn how to understand enrollment in a child care center and develop your skills to create realistic enrollment projections and how to track current enrollment and future openings. Create action steps to maintain and grow enrollment.

Policies & Practices Management for your Child CareCenter

October 20

10:00 AM-Noon

Event ID: 363814

Learn how to effectively implement policies, procedures, and systems for your child care center that support stable program operations. Identify and examine how to organize and create standard policies and procedures manual for their program.

Developing a Marketing Plan for your Family ChildCare Business

October 27

6:30 PM - 8:30pm

Event ID: 363807

 Learn basic marketing principles and concepts. Complete an environmental scan. Identify features and benefits of a child care program. Analyze child care competitors. Identify strategies to build an effective message. Define target market to secure future enrollment. Learn how to use marketing principles to secure community partnerships.

Precision Pricing for your Family Child Care

November 8

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Event ID:  363809

Explore the current state of child care and the factors that contribute to child care business challenges. Complete a SOAR analysis. Understand the process for pricing your business services. Identify strategies to increase your business acumen. This training is geared towards family child care.

Precision Pricing for your Child Care Center

November 16

1:00 PM -3:00 PM

Event ID: 363810

Explore the current state of child care and the factors that contribute to child care business challenges. Complete a SOAR analysis. Understand the process for pricing your business services. Identify strategies to increase your business acumen. This training is geared towards child care centers.

Please use the Event ID number to register for any of the trainings here:

https://www.developtoolmn.org/app/Default.aspx

Contact Teri Steckelberg at teris@firstchildrensfinance.org with questions.

This training is made possible by generous support from these funders:

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