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(Last Modified:02-Dec-2021)

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Description
RETIRED 30 Sept 2021 The virtual instructor led (VILT) is noted by the ā€œVā€ after the course number.
Expanding on the techniques learned in the Fundamentals of Cost Analysis (BCF 130), this course focuses on developing cost estimates with an emphasis on life cycle cost estimates. Learning methodologies include interactive presentations, group discussion, cost analysis using MS Excel, and a continuing exercise of a Major Defense Acquisition Program. The course also exposes students to current developments in data collection.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
Cost Estimators and those who use cost estimates to prepare budgets, manage acquisition programs, evaluate and negotiate contract proposals, or want to learn cost-estimating basics.
Prerequisite(s)
Required:
  • BCF 130, Fundamentals of Cost Analysis
  • Predecessor Course(s)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
    None None None None
    Course Length
    9.5 class days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Instructor Led Training
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits YES
    PDS Code ZGJ
    Walk-ins Authorized N/A
    Pre-work required N/A
    First Offering N/A
    Continuing Education Units   5.3
    Continuous Learning Points  53
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
    Fulfillment Eligible YES
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    Notes
  • THIS COURSE IS RESTRICTED TO DOD EMPLOYEES DUE TO THE USE OF RESTRICTED SOFTWARE.
  • Walk-ins NOT authorized.
  • Competence in algebra II (high school level), knowledge of natural logarithms, exponentiation, and an inverse key and the use of a calculator is necessary for those taking this course.