BCE 0020 Operations & Support Cost Data Science

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(Last Modified:09-Aug-2023)


This Online Training (OLT) course provides an introduction to how data science impacts Operating and Support (O&S) cost estimating. Students learn how data can improve the accuracy of a cost estimate. Learners are introduced to the databases that are used to ascertain data that supports the development of O&S cost estimates. Finally, learners engage in an activity to help them understand how to use information from a database to develop an O&S cost estimate.

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Target Attendees
Acquisition professionals with 4 years or less of acquisition experience in cost estimating and serving a program office, PEO, Service/Defense agency level, or supporting a program that reports to a Service Acquisition Executive (SAE)
Predecessor Course(s)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
None None None None
Course Length
Approximately 1 hour to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Online Training
Equivalent Courses N/A
Availability All
PDS Code H29
Walk-ins Authorized N/A
Pre-work required No
First Offering 7/7/2023
ACE Recommended Credits None
Continuing Education Units   0
Continuous Learning Points  1
Reservist Retirement Points  0
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Fulfillment Eligible N/A
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  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).