CON 170 Fundamentals of Cost and Price Analysis

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(Last Modified:02-Dec-2021)


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RETIRED 30 Sept 2021.
The course begins with a review of market research and government acquisition strategies. Students will learn to calculate an objective using simple quantitative analysis. The course provides an overview of the regulations and processes for cost analysis, and requiring certified cost or pricing data. Students are also provided instruction on contract types and contract financing techniques. Finally, after learning the basic elements of price and cost analysis, students will build and defend a pre-negotiation objective. Students will apply cost analysis techniques during a week two proposal analysis capstone case, including writing a Price Negotiation Memorandum.
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Target Attendees
New Hires to the Contracting Career Field (civilian OCC Series 1102 and military equivalent).
  • CLC 057, Performance Based Payments and Value of Cash Flow
  • CLC 058, Introduction to Contract Pricing
  • CON 127, Contract Management

  • Predecessor Course(s)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
    None None None None
    Course Length
    8 classroom days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Instructor Led Training
    Equivalent Courses YES
    ACE Recommended Credits YES
    PDS Code ZKK
    Walk-ins Authorized Yes
    Pre-work required Yes [approx. 0.5 hour(s)]
    First Offering 10/1/2011
    Continuing Education Units   5.7
    Continuous Learning Points  57
    Reservist Retirement Points   0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
    Fulfillment Eligible YES
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  • Participant performance will be formally assessed by two graded exams and two capstone exercises.
  • Completion of CLC 024, CLC 056 and CON 091 prior to registering is strongly recommended.

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