safe until they are collected by their parents. Based on the growth rate of Saudi Arabia, most of the employees have had to look for several jobs to cater for the rising costs thus meaning that they have to spend more time working. This being the case, they leave their children in child care centers where they believe they are going to be safe throughout the day as they work.
BUSINESS PLAN FOR CHILD CARE CENTER 4 Based on a feasibility study conducted by the proprietor of the center, the location of the center currently has two more child care centers that offer the same service as the ones to be offered at the centers but at lower quality. Based on the low quality of services offered, the child care center need in the area has risen drastically considering that most of the parents do not entrust their children in the available child care centers. Although there is availability of two more day care centers in the area, they do not present as much competition as expected. Some of the strengths that they posses include large area in the centers that can be able to accommodate more children and a high number of staff thereby meaning that the child’s needs will be taken care of in the center. The centers also have their weaknesses, which include poor management thus meaning that the quality of services offered is lower than expected and poor strategic positioning considering the two are positioned next to noisy industries meaning that the environment many not be suitable for the children. This being the case, they do not present a major threat to the child care center. Looking at the industry itself, it is clear that it is stable based on the number of parents looking for child care centers in the area that offered quality services. This will mean that the clients to bring their children to the center will expect the best quality of services to be offered to their children that will be better than the quality being offered in the other day care centers in the area. Business Organization The child care center will be run under sole proprietorship with the main decisions regarding the running of the organization being made by the proprietor. Although it will be under sole proprietorship, the center will have a board of directors that will be responsible for recruiting and hiring the staff at the center and making sure that all the activities in the center run smoothly without any interference. In the event of a circumstance in the center, the board of
BUSINESS PLAN FOR CHILD CARE CENTER 5 directors will be responsible for making sure that it is fixed and any employee involved is punished accordingly. This will help to maintain the quality of services as the employees will be in fear of having to be punished for mistakes. In addition, the board of directors will be in charge of determining the policies that will be used to run the center, as well as, the budget for every financial year for the center. This will ensure that the funds allocated for every department in the organization are used accordingly thus preventing any mishandling of the funds. The child care
- Winter '16
- Professor Obura Oluoch
- Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, Child Care Center