Budgeting for Success

Chapter 1

Budgeting for Success

Goal: to learn about budgeting and how to effectively create, manage and evaluate budgets for your program


Table of Contents

  1. Planning and Preparing
  2. Creating the Budget
  3. Managing Your Program’s Budget
  4. Using Your Budget to Improve Your Program


Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to: 

  • discuss the importance of the planning process for budgeting
  • describe the process for creating a budget
  • explain the importance of good budget management
  • identify common analysis tools and how to use them effectively



NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.