This course will provide a comprehensive study of the operation of an early childhood education child care facility. Staffing and supervision, including orientation, training, and motivation and evaluating staff are explored as they relate to the business of child care. Students develop business and marketing plans according to accepted business standards. New Hampshire Child Care Standards and licensing requirements, Child Care Development Block Grant, and funding sources are included. Observation in a childcare center or preschool setting is a requirement of this course.