BCF 216V Applied Operating and Support Cost Analysis
 Description
The course covers the basic concepts and methodologies needed to develop operating and support (O&S) cost estimates. Emphasis is on the cost estimating techniques that are more commonly used in an O&S estimate; especially those that are not as widely used outside of an O&S estimate. Students will focus on understanding the elements of the O&S Cost Estimating Structure. The course culminates with students creating and justifying a small O&S estimate.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
Early and mid-career Cost Estimating professionals and mid to late career Logisticians. Also, anyone who is involved either directly or indirectly with the cost issues surrounding the usage, maintenance and serviceability of military equipment
Prerequisite(s)
Required:
  • None
  • Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable substitutes for meeting current course prerequisite and certification standards)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    BCF 215 Operating and Support Cost Analysis Q2H 01-Oct-2020
    Course Length
    5 days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode  Facilitated/Online
    Equivalent Courses  None
    ACE Recommended Credits  YES
    PDS Code  ZB8
    Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
    Continuous Education Units  2.6
    Continuous Learning Points 26 
    Reservist Retirement Points 0  
    Notes
  • Registration is RESTRICTED to DoD personnel only.
  • Completion of ACQ 101, BCF 130 and 131 is strongly recommended.
  • Pre-work required (approx. 3 hours) / Walk-ins NOT authorized. Pre-work must be completed not later than the Thursday prior to the class start date.
  • Students are required to remotely participate in virtual classes beginning at 8:00 am and lasting as late as 5:00 pm Monday-Thursday. Class normally ends around 3:30 pm on Friday.
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • Virtual classes are conducted via MS Teams.
  • DSN connections are not supported; DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.
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