3 ways to increase revenues in your child care business.

5 Sample Questions

According to the article there are 3 reasons you are not making as money as you would like to.

  • A. You are not doing your job, you are not hiring the correct people, and you are not charging enough money.
  • B. You have slow leak, you are not charging enough money, and you are not doing fundraisers.
  • C. You don't charge enough, you don't accept subsidy, and you are not advertising correctly.
  • D. None of the above

Slow leak refers to:

  • A. Watching the budget closely for money that you could be saving.
  • B. Having the air conditioning system and doors and windows checked for leaks.
  • C. Watching your staff for gossip.
  • D. None of the above.

The 3 types of expenses on a budge are:

  • A. Teacher, classroom and office expenses.
  • B. Classroom, Van and Yearly expenses.
  • C. Fixed, Variable and Yearly expenses.
  • D. None of the above

Three places that schools can repair cost are:

  • A. Stop doing bus runs, cut the assistant director job, and have parents bring snacks.
  • B. Add more children to each class, stop buying 100% juice, stop serving milk.
  • C. Cutting the cost of goods, cutting employee hours, and using office staff wisely.
  • D. None of the above.

Buying items online is usually cheaper than buying them at the local store.

  • A. True
  • B. False

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