Once you decide upon starting up your own day care
center and truly express you love for kids, you have to consider what
kind of day care business would be best for you. You can buy a franchise
or open your own day care center. These two choices should be well
considered before you decide on either one of them. Many opt for a
franchise day care center than running the business on their own.
Franchising are proven to work and succeed according to your efforts,
but handling your won day care center business would be more exciting.
Whatever your choice is, you’d still be your own boss, so here’s a few
tips on choosing the kind of business you want to run.
First, franchising business could be considered as one of the fastest
growing segment in every sector of the economy. There are a lot of
opportunities, success and endless potential offer in franchising;
however a lot of them also fail. Franchising will provide the training
and different programs that you will need so that you will be
knowledgeable in running the business. They will be the ones to teach
you how to handle the business and on dealing with your clients. You
will have the same brand of books, play things, nap sacks and other
materials in your day care center.
Franchisor sets the rules and regulations and franchisees are supposed
to adhere to this rules. They are not very flexible unlike when you
decide to start your own business where you are the one creating all the
rules. Though franchisors offers significant trainings before you can
run your business, you have to accept that sometimes franchisors govern
your business. You will even be required to wear the same uniform as
well as your hired employees. They will be the ones to provide
managerial trainings, and will arrange everything from property leases,
sale lease back, programs and other assistance. However, they will also
require you to pay a significant amount of money for the purchase of a
With franchising, you own the business but you must follow their rules
and regulations. You won’t have the last say on how you want the things
done on your day care and which things you need from other suppliers.
Though you have the right to terminate the franchise agreement, you
would need at least 6 months to let them know and submit a written
termination of the franchise to your franchisor. Failure to do so will
mean dues and penalties under the franchise agreement.
Though franchise training programs are very helpful, some factors
attached to franchising may not be a very good option for starters.
Through the years, you will realize that most of the profits is only
gained by the franchisors with all the fees and payments that you need
to pay for their required equipments, uniforms, and other products. It’s
not easy making a decision when you are barred from making actions that
are against the rules and regulations of a franchise agreement.