Higher Education

The Business of Child Care: Management and Financial Strategies, 1st Edition

  • Gail H. Jack MBA, Case Supervisor and Court Liaison for Court Appointed Special Advocates of SantaCruz.
  • ISBN-10: 1401851800  |  ISBN-13: 9781401851804
  • 128 Pages
  • © 2005 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $29.50



Early childhood students will develop a firm grasp of the business and administrative skills required to run a financially stable child care center when they study this text, written by an experienced child care center director with an MBA. Students will learn how to manage human and financial resources, how to plan for a financially stable enterprise, and how to complete their business tasks more quickly and accurately. Each chapter is presented in a straightforward manner, explained through real-life examples, charts, and illustrations. The bonus CD-ROM included with each text offers easy-to-follow financial spreadsheets that are ready to be implemented in any kind or size of program.

Features and Benefits

  • Easy-to-understand writing style is a time saver for the student
  • The author�s business and financial expertise makes the material extremely reliable and practical
  • Stand-alone chapters make information easy to find and use
  • Spreadsheets, job descriptions and compensation plans can be adapted to particular needs
  • The reasonable price fits students� budgets

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Who You Are, How You Manage.
Chapter 2: Enrollment.
Chapter 3: Staffing: A Guide to Recruitment and Retention.
Chapter 4: The Budget: Putting It All Together.
Chapter 5: The Budget as a Planning Tool.
Chapter 6: Financial Record Keeping.
Chapter 7: Making Decisions.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Developing and Administering a Child Care and Education Program, 8th + The Business of Child Care: Management and Financial Strategies

ISBN-10: 128525824X | ISBN-13: 9781285258249

List Price = $254.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $188.50

This Bundle Includes:

  • Developing and Administering a Child Care and Education Program
    List Price = $213.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $160.50
  • The Business of Child Care: Management and Financial Strategies
    List Price = $38.95  | CengageBrain Price = $38.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $29.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Gail H. Jack

Owner, Good Sense Consulting; MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business; 25 years¿ experience in business and 12 years as a child care administrator. Case Supervisor and Court Liaison for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Santa Cruz.