BCF 250 Applied Software Cost Estimating

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This course emphasizes the unique characteristics (including: estimating the size of the software application; converting software size to development effort; estimating the schedule for completing the development effort; and maintaining the software throughout the operational phase) in the software development environment and their effect of the cost estimating process. The course helps students develop reliable and credible software cost estimates through the use of numerous exercise designed to develop critical thinking skills as they pertain to the interrelationships of staffing, scheduling, software complexity, and technology.
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Target Attendees
Practitioner or those previously certified Level II acquisition personnel in BUS-CE as well as those in PM functional areas
  • ACQ 2030, Intermediate Systems Acquisition, Part B
  • BCE 1000, Fundamentals of Cost Estimating
  • CLB 026, Forecasting Techniques
Predecessor Course(s)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Expires On
None None None None
Course Length
4.5 class days
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode Instructor Led Training
Equivalent Courses None
ACE Recommended Credits YES
Walk-ins Authorized Yes
Pre-work required Yes [approx. 4 hour(s)]
First Offering 11/1/2016
Continuing Education Units   3.3
Continuous Learning Points  33
Reservist Retirement Points  0
Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
Fulfillment Eligible YES
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  • Required: Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Recommended: Regression and other cost estimating techniques
  • This course is only available to be conducted at a DAU campus.

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