• Career Academy of
    Business Administration and Management

    CABAM Mission: Empowering Success


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    a C.A.P.E. Academy

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

    Opt in to receive CABAM text message reminders: text @CABAM## to 81010 (##= your 2 digit grad year)

    Business Major Programs (2020/2021)

    (These programs involve a 4 year sequence of courses which can include or lead to college scholarships, college credit, and Industry Certification)
    • Business Supervision & Management
    • Digital Design
    • Hospitality & Tourism Management
    • Sports, Recreation and Entertainment Marketing
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Legal Administrative Assistant

    CABAM Courses (2020/2021):

    • 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 (Quality Point Course)
    • Digital Design I, II, III & IV (Quality Point Courses)
    • Sport, Recreation, and Entertainment Essentials
    • Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism
    • Personal & Family Finance (Semester Course)
    • Business Software Applications I & II
    • Business & Entrepreneurial Principles (Quality Point Course)
    • Business Education Directed Study (CABAM Intern Program)
    • Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles

    Industry Certifications Offered:

    • Microsoft Office Specialist & Master (2019)
      • Word
      • Excel
      • PowerPoint
      • Outlook
      • Word Expert
      • Excel Expert
      • Access Expert
    • Adobe Certified Associate (Creative Cloud)
      • Photoshop
      • Dreamweaver
      • Animate
      • Illustrator
      • InDesign
      • Premiere Pro
    • Intuit
      • Quickbooks Certified User
    • Business Fundamentals
      • Entrepreneurship & Small Business
      • Business Communication
    • Microsoft Technology Associate
      • Windows Operating Systems
      • Software Development Fundamentals
      • Networking Fundamentals
      • Security Fundamentals
      • HTML5
      • Python
      • JavaScript
      • Java
      • HTML & CSS

    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