Ownership Academy: Pharmacy Pre-Buyers

NCPA is a great place to earn CE and participate in other activities that will improve your outlook for career advancement. Whether you work in a chain, staff an independent or are an aspiring owner, the management skills and business practices you learn at NCPA meetings are valuable assets.

  • CE & Professional Development
    Find continuing education (CE), to keep your license current and Certificate programming to keep your clinical skills sharp. You will also find a wide variety of seminars/short courses, conferences, certificate programs, interactive presentations, and other development opportunities.
  • Ownership Resources
    Members Only information about buying or selling a pharmacy through a Junior Partnership, planning documents for start-up and management tools.
    • Pharmacy Blue Book (preview)
    • Junior Partnership Calculators
    • Break even calculator (preview)
    • Cost of Dispensing Calculator preview
  • Profit Mastery: Creating Value and Building Wealth is an online streaming video workshop designed to take the mystery out of the numbers—and to give practical financial tools to enable you to make better business decisions and to obtain better bank credit lines. Profit Mastery will give you the insight to immediately make more, and keep more, of your hard-earned money. Use promotional code "NCPASAV" and save $200 on your purchase.
  • Some of the skills you will learn in this workshop are how to:

    • Speak the language of finance and be better equipped to interact intelligently with numbers people
    • Incorporate the Seven Steps to building value into your business
    • Understand financial statements and how to use them as management tools
    • Apply benchmarks to increase your financial performance
    • Understand how to use break-even analysis to control costs and manage profits
    • Predict and manage cash flow
    • Manage growth effectively
    • Make your business irresistible to bankers
  • Live Oak Bank
    • Live Oak BankYou take care of people in the community; Live Oak takes care of financing your dreams. We have 20+ years of experience providing loans to small healthcare practices, which means you can move forward with confidence. With a third generation pharmacist on staff, we understand the challenges that are unique to your industry. When you're ready to expand, refinance, remodel, or buy an existing pharmacy, you can rely on Live Oak Bank. We're your partner and seeing you succeed is success for us.
    • One Destination, Two Roads to Pharmacy Ownership (America's Pharmacist October 2011)