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Ownership Boot Camp

KPIC/NCPA Pharmacy Ownership Boot Camp

The Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center (KPIC) and National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) are pleased to offer an annual Pharmacy Ownership Boot Camp. This program was developed from the NCPA Pharmacy Ownership Workshop and is specifically designed for pharmacy students and recent pharmacy graduates considering pharmacy ownership or desiring additional pharmacy financial management skills. The program exposes attendees to industry experts who will share knowledge and tools to help participants evaluate and prepare for potential careers in independent pharmacy ownership or management. Individuals contemplating an exciting career in independent pharmacy or pharmacy ownership should not miss out on this one-of-a-kind program!


The topics covered in the program include:

  • Overview of career opportunities within independent community pharmacy

  • Exploration of various services/niche offerings of independent community pharmacies

  • Determining if pharmacy ownership is for you

  • Types of pharmacy ownership

  • Mechanisms for identifying pharmacy ownership opportunities

  • The costs and benefits of pharmacy ownership

  • Financial management and valuation of a pharmacy

  • Personal finance and preparing for owning your own business

  • Business plan components and development

  • Funding options for pharmacy ownership

  • Emerging opportunities for community pharmacy


2018 Boot Camp will be announced soon

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