Entrepreneurship Center

The newest initiative by the Ohio Pharmacists Association and Ohio Pharmacists Foundation, the Entrepreneurship Center provides pharmacists and student pharmacists with the business skills needed to be successful in today’s economy. A valuable resource for Ohio’s new and existing entrepreneurs, it serves to foster the skills necessary to develop viable, sustainable business models and to create novel practices within pharmacy practice by providing resources and education to Ohio’s pharmacists.


  1. Provide highest level continuing education
  2. Promote the exchange of ideas
  3. Prepare the resources for success

Continuing Education

Continuing education is a key aspect of the Entrepreneurship Center. Through its offerings, pharmacists and student pharmacists have had the opportunity to learn critical business management skills and leadership development. Over 1000 pharmacists and student pharmacists have attended Entrepreneurship Center programs and furthered their careers. Past offerings have included education on:

  • Financial statements
  • Marketing methods
  • Transitioning ownership
  • Developing a new service
  • Compounding for pain management
  • Opening a new pharmacy
  • Employee management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Pharmacy succession planning
  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Marketing medication therapy management
  • And More!

Individuals Interested in Pharmacy Ownership

The Entrepreneurship Center has created an online form for those interested in future pharmacy ownership. This brief form will help the Entrepreneurship Center provide those interested in ownership with critical information and will aid in connecting them with pharmacies which may be transitioning ownership. This form is kept confidential and the information will be used only to help you on the path to ownership. Please use the following link to fill out the form if you are interested in future pharmacy ownership: Individuals Interested in Pharmacy Ownership Form

OPA's Opening a New Pharmacy Virtual Materials are available to help individuals interested in owning a pharmacy. Whether you plan to buy an existing business, open a second store, or start a new store from scratch, these materials will provide you with the most up-to-date information on how to get your pharmacy up and running. 

Order the Opening a New Pharmacy Virtual Materials today!

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