WSB 009Z

DAU Courses

iCatalog Home WSB 009Z Business Financial Management Integration into Programs (Archived)
(Last Modified:21-Apr-2015)


Behind any successful Program Manager (PM) one usually finds a competent Business Financial Manager (BFM). This BFM has expertly integrated the business and financial aspects of the program both horizontally, across the life cycle of the program, and vertically, up the program/budget review chain and through the Congressional Enactment process.

Knowledge and Skills You Will Gain
  • Recognition of what makes a program cost estimate realistic & defensible
  • Budgeting policies and practices applicable to acquisition programs
  • Defending the program budget during Program/Budget Reviews and throughout the Congressional Enactment process
  • Keeping the program budget aligned with the program office estimate
  • Objectives
    The objective of this workshop is to discover how the BFM integrates cost estimating, budget development and defense, and ensures timely budget execution to enable the PM to succeed.
    Target Attendees
    All program management office personnel, especially project leaders and support contractors. Budget and program analysts from the supporting R&D command who provide matrix support to the program office are also encouraged to attend.
    Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    None None None None
    Course Length
    1 class day
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Workshop
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits N/A
    PDS Code n/a
    DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
    Continuing Education Units   0
    Continuous Learning Points  7
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • Fee-For-Service arrangements may be required.
  • To inquire about or request this course for your organization, click the Apply for Course button in the upper right corner.
  • The CLPs referenced above presume off-the-shelf delivery.