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Virtual Event: The Business of Childcare

Tuesday, February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm • Organized By Square One Small Business Services by Mid-Continent Public Library
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Join Childcare Consultant and Small Business Coach, Judy Bumpus, for Week Two of this three-week series exploring the business side of childcare.

Week Two Topics: Excellent customer service involves providing timely and attentive service, BUT what does it actually look like for childcare businesses? This session will include customer service tips, ways to let a "bad" customer go, collecting fees, and implementing your policies. You will continue to fill out your parent handbook with this information.

Course Overview: Judy will walk you through the business tools for success, including a parent handbook, policies to protect your profits, and building a business plan. Using Judy’s templates and expertise, you will have the opportunity to create a handbook tailored to your business goals. In addition to the virtual events, all participants can schedule one-on-one sessions with Judy to help complete templates.
Participant Takeaways: a session with Judy to complete templates
• Explore tools available to help your childcare business succeed.
• Receive templates to create your own parent handbook and business plan.
Participant Takeaways: session with Judy to complete templates
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