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Virginia SBDC


Thu 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Facilitated by Virginia SBDC
Topic: Managing a Business


Best Practices – Discovering savvy strategies for success

Get expert guidance for how to:
  • Shift your thinking to view early childhood programs from a business perspective.
  • Embrace a “systems mindset” to become more efficient at operations and more effective at delegating.
  • Grasp the critical elements of business management and the best practices needed for success.
  • Achieve big, bold business goals through savvy strategic planning and goal setting

Presented by: Lauren Small, business consultant and the owner of Early Education Business Consultants, LLC

Zoom link will be sent out after registration.

Lauren Small, CEO, is a business consultant and the owner of Early Education Business Consultants, LLC, a boutique consulting firm focused on improving business systems, practices and automation to improve the quality of early childhood businesses. To date, Lauren has consulted with several hundred early childhood programs nationally and in her community of Hampton Roads, Virginia. Lauren designed the Early Education Business Program in 2010, a program that encourages and educates ECE businesses to learn and adopt best business practices, leading to an increase in child enrollments and a decrease in employee turnover. She is the co-founder of the South Hampton Roads Leadership Academy, a leadership development program for early education providers. She passionately worked to establish the Hampton Roads Shared Services Alliance in 2019.

Fee: No Cost

U.S. Small Business Administration, George Mason University, and America's SBDC

All programs of the Virginia SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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