BCE 2000V Intermediate Cost Estimating

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(Last Modified:25-Aug-2021)


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This virtual instructor led training (VILT) is a blended 9 day course. It will consist of a blend of self-paced reading assignments and graded deliverables and virtual group exercises and instructor led training.

The intermediated course picks up from the fundamentals courses with emphasis on the application of techniques, methodologies and analysis used in DoD cost estimating throughout the life cycle of a program. The course addresses a higher level of critical thinking used in cost estimating to support improved decision making and contribute to successful program outcomes. Computations in this course are done using spreadsheets and automated DoD cost estimating tools.

Prior to registering for this course individuals attending this course must have acquisition cost analyst experience serving in a program office, PEO, Service/Defense agency level, or supporting a program that reports to a Service Acquisition Executive (SAE).
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Target Attendees
DoD professionals (with a minimum of 6 years of acquisition cost analyst experience prior to registration) with duties serving in one of the following areas:
  • Program Office, PEO, Service/Defense Agency level; or
  • Supporting a program that reports to a Service Acquisition Executive (SAE)
  • Prerequisite(s)
  • ACQ 1010, Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management
  • BUS 1100, Business Essentials
  • BCE 1000, Fundamentals of Cost Estimating
  • BCE 1700, Cost Assessment Data Enterprise (CADE) 101
  • BCE 1710, Flex Files 101
  • BCE 0010, Introduction to Cost Modeling
  • Predecessor Course(s)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
    BCF 230 Intermediate Cost Analysis ZZA 30-Sep-2023
    Course Length
    Approximately 50 student hours, over the course of 9 days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Virtual Instructor Led Training
    Equivalent Courses N/A
    ACE Recommended Credits None
    PDS Code B4E
    DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
    Continuing Education Units   0
    Continuous Learning Points  0
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • Prior to registering for this course individuals attending this course must have a completed all prerequisite courses.
  • Walk-ins NOT authorized.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via MS Teams and have the ability to access the DAU virtual desktop.
  • Students are required to test connectivity with DAU IT prior to the class start date.
  • DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.
  • BCE 2000V will consist of 32 hours of self-paced reading and graded deliverables, followed by 4 days of live virtual instructor led sessions and group exercises.