ECE462 Financial Mgmt & Resources
Lead Faculty: Dr. Susan B. Gilbert
Focus on financial policies and management of resources in early education settings. Emphasis on accounting fundamentals of preparing, recording and monitoring funds.
- Understand in written and orally the costs associated with running an Early Childhood program.
- Develop an appropriate detailed annual operating budget with reconciliation of expenses to budget. Implement a system to review or adjust the budget if a circumstance change and includes a yearly audit.
- Explain and demonstrate fiscal records such as revenue and expenditure statements, balance sheets, banking etc.
- Develop a chart that incorporates a salary schedule based on your revenue and costs.
- Identify additional financial resources to enhance your program, i.e. Grant writing, fund-raising, donations, government funding, state funding, and local funding.
- List and explain the role of record keeping and identify commuter software focusing on financials that are available for Child care programs.
- Develop written policies and procedures related to the financial matters of the program.