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BCF 250V Applied Software Cost Estimating

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(Last Modified:18-Oct-2022)


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This virtual instructor-led training (VILT) course emphasizes the unique characteristics (including: estimating the size of the software application; converting software size to development effort; estimating the schedule for completing the development effort; and maintaining the software throughout the operational phase) in the software development environment and their effect of the cost estimating process. The course helps students develop reliable and credible software cost estimates through the use of numerous exercise designed to develop critical thinking skills as they pertain to the interrelationships of staffing, scheduling, software complexity, and technology.
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Target Attendees
Practitioner/Level II acquisition personnel in the BUS-CE as well as those in the PM functional areas
  • ACQ 2030, Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part B
  • BCE 1000, Fundamentals of Cost Estimating
  • CLB 026, Forecasting Techniques
Predecessor Course(s)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
None None None None
Course Length
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Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Virtual Instructor Led Training
Equivalent Courses None
ACE Recommended Credits YES
PDS Code Z1V
Walk-ins Authorized Yes
Pre-work required Yes [approx. 4 hour(s)]
First Offering 11/1/2016
Continuing Education Units   3.3
Continuous Learning Points  33
Reservist Retirement Points  0
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Fulfillment Eligible N/A
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  • Required: Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Recommended: Regression and other cost estimating techniques
  • Virtual classes are conducted via MS Teams.
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • Students are required to test connectivity with DAU IT prior to the class start date.
  • DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.

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