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(Last Modified:27-Sep-2018)


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Fundamentals of Cost Accounting Standards provides detailed, hands-on instruction in the various aspects of Public Law 100-679, including the rules and regulations of the Cost Accounting Standards Board, the requirements of the cost accounting standards, disclosure statements, cost accounting practice changes, and calculating cost impacts for federal contracts.
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Target Attendees
Civilians and military equivalents (GS-9 and above) with at least 2 years of experience in the Contracting career field. Personnel should be responsible for CAS administration for one or more contractors or have a current (or pending) assignment dealing with CAS issues. This course is recommended for personnel in the major weapons systems or services area.
Required: None
Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
CON 250 Fundamentals of Cost Accounting Standards—Part I BZM 01-Oct-2017
CON 251 Fundamentals of Cost Accounting Standards—Part II BZN 01-Oct-2017
Course Length
8 classroom days
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Instructor Lead Training
Equivalent Courses None
ACE Recommended Credits YES
DAU Public (material/prework) YES
Continuing Education Units   5.2
Continuous Learning Points  52
Reservist Retirement Points  0
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
  • Pre-work required (approx. 2 hours) / Walk-ins authorized / Pre-work accessible on DAU Public
  • Level II certification in Contracting is recommended.
  • Students must be familiar with a basic function calculator.