Dolares y Sentido

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Delmar Cengage Learning, Jul 1, 2002 - Education - 192 pages
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Dolares y Sentido (Dollars & Sense) is an essential guide for readers seeking to better understand the business of child care. It offers real-life experiences of child care businesses, and includes over 50 best practices for developing policies, drafting contracts, setting prices, keeping financial and legal records, marketing and expanding a business, and improving income - all which can be tailored to fit any child care business. It gives practical strategies for handling challenges assertively, effectively, and profitably, and assists readers in gaining business insights to help them be identified as skilled professionals. Whether for self-study or group discussion, the book can be implemented in a variety of educational settings and provides key information that no child care provider should be without. Benefits: Offers 50 best practices for developing policies, drafting contracts, setting prices, keeping records, marketing, and improving income to help readers make a success of their child care business Demonstrates how to analyze and project income and expenses so business owners can plan proactively for profit Shows how to draft a "break-even analysis" so readers can determine coverage minimums for operations and service costs and how to plan cash flows so business owners can avoid shortages Explains how to use a marketing calendar and effective sales techniques to attract customers Teaches assertive communication skills so child care providers feel confident when talking about rates and policies Gives examples of real-life child care business problems so readers are aware of possible difficulties and understand how to handle them

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