• Center of Academics for
    Business Administration and Management

    CABAM Mission: Empowering Success


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    a C.A.P.E. Academy

    The Center of Academics for Business Administration and Management is a career/college preparatory program which provides students with the opportunity to learn practical business skills and earn industry certifications. The program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Business, Management, and Administration career cluster. The program provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order rea­soning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employment skills, technical skills, occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Business, Management, and Administration career cluster.

    In Short CABAM will give you a head start on college & careers in high skill, high wage, and high demand areas.

    (CABAM is not a magnet program, and is only available for students enrolled at Palm Harbor University High School)


    The Center of Academics for Business Administration and Management is looking for parents of students enrolled in our business courses to get involved in our Community Advisory Board, and potentially to begin a Booster Organization. For more information, contact Mr. Schachter at schachterk@pcsb.org

    Impact of Career Academies (Presentation)

    PCS/CTAE Work Survey

    Business Major Programs (2017/2018)

    (These programs involve a 4 year sequence of courses which can include or lead to college scholarships, college credit, and Industry Certification)
    • Accounting Associate
    • Administrative Office Specialist
    • Business Supervision & Management
    • Digital Design
    • Hospitality & Tourism Management ***New***
    • Legal Administrative Assistant
    • Web Development

    CABAM Courses (2017/2018):

    • Digital Information Technology
      (Required prerequisite for all other business courses*)
      (Satisfies Fine Arts/Practical Arts Requirement)
      (Satisfies Online Course Requirement if student earns Microsoft Bundle)
    • Accounting I & II
    • Business Software Applications
    • Digital Design I, II & III
    • Foundations of Web Design (Web I)
    • Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism (*DIT not required)
    • Legal Aspects of Business
    • User Interface Design (Web II)
    • Web Scripting Fundamentals (Web III)
    • Business Education Directed Study
    • Business Cooperative Education - On the Job Training (BCE-OJT)
    • Business Internship


    Industry Certifications Offered:

    • Microsoft Office Specialist (2016)
      • Word
      • Excel
      • PowerPoint
      • Access
      • Outlook
      • Word Expert
      • Excel Expert
    • Adobe Certified Associate (CS6, CC)
      • Photoshop
      • Dreamweaver
      • Animate (Flash)
      • Illustrator
      • InDesign
      • Premiere Pro
    • Intuit
      • Quickbooks Certified User (2016)
    • Business Fundamentals
      • Entrepreneurship & Small Business
    • Microsoft Technology Associate
      • Multiple Exams

    CABAM Vision Statement: To provide students with rigorous and relevant business concepts and skills, through education and experiences, that are vital for success in life.

    CABAM Values: PRIDE3 ◦Professionalism ◦Results ◦Integrity ◦Diversity ◦Education ◦Engagement ◦Excellence

    For more information contact your guidance counselor or e-mail the Business Department Chair Mr. Schachter