The mission of the Academy of Business Management provides students with a rigorous business program that includes relevant concepts and skills that are transferable to post secondary education and/or the workplace. Students graduating from this academy will leave J.W. Mitchell High School with a well-rounded education in general business principles, employability skills, and on-the-job training, This comprehensive program of study includes business administration and technology courses. Emphasis is placed on developing leadership qualities, management strategies, critical thinking skills, and effective communication skills. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible for Gold Seal/Bright Futures scholarships.

This CTE program is a planned sequence of courses consisting of:

For students pursuing Business Management and Analysis

  • Digital Information Technology
  • Business and Entrepreneurial Principles
  • Accounting Applications I
  • Management and Human Resources
  • Business Analysis
  • Legal Aspects of Business

For students pursuing Digital Design

  • Digital Information Technology
  • Digital Design 1
  • Digital Design 2
  • Digital Design 3
  • Digital Design 4

Industry Recognized Certifications

 CIW-Internet Business Associate (IBA)

Internet Business Foundations prepares students to work effectively in today's business environment. In this course, students will learn about the tasks involved in various Information Technology (IT) job roles, and explore career opportunities in the IT industry. They will learn about Internet connection methods, Internet protocols, the Domain Name System (DNS) and cloud computing. Students will study the basic functions of Web browsers, the components of Web addresses, the use and control of cookies, and browser use in the business world. Finally, students will learn how browser plug-ins and add-ons can improve your Web-browsing experience, and how to use browsers to download and manage files. Adobe Certified Associate-Photoshop (Creative Cloud)
This certification is a credential that validates entry-level skills needed to plan, design, build, and maintain effective communications by using different forms of digital media. Photoshop enables users to animate video frames, paint and clone over multiple video frames, and import and export video files in a wide range of formats, engaging user experiences that create more accurate composites. Intuit Quickbooks
The QuickBooks Certified User Program is designed for people who use QuickBooks in their day-to-day job. This includes bookkeepers, office managers and owners. The program is intended to broaden, deepen and verify your knowledge of QuickBooks Financial Software (Pro, Premier, and Enterprise editions) through training and testing.
  • Adobe Certified Associate-In Design
  • Adobe Certified Associate-Illustrator

Career Academies… The Right Choice

Career Academies prepare students to meet the demands of a changing workforce while providing the opportunity for successful high school graduation, gainful employment, post secondary education, and industry recognized certification. J.W. Mitchell High School   Phone: (727) 774-9200 Website: http://jwmhs.pasco.k12.fl.us/