This book outlines a clear path that will help you to either get a new business started in a professional way or manage an existing business more effectively. Hopefully it will help you learn new skills so you can enjoy the work you love most — caring for children.
A business plan is a comprehensive blueprint for how you will run your family child care business. This guide outlines each step for writing your own and explains how to use it to manage your business more effectively, whether you are just starting out or have an established operation. You will find information on the considerations that you should weigh before you decide to become a family child care provider; how to write a start-up plan; how to create a first-year budget and estimate your first-year business income and expenses; and how to use your annual budget as a tool to help communicate with your clients and manage your business more effectively.
Chapter One: How This Book Can Help You
Chapter Two: Is Family Child Care for You?
Chapter Three: Write a Start-Up Plan
Chapter Four: Write a Business Plan
Chapter Five: Prepare a Budget
Chapter Six: Manage Your Business Finances