CMC 233 Forward Pricing Rates
In this Instructor-Led Training (ILT) course through the use of practical applications and exercises, students will apply foundational and intermediate concepts to develop Forward Pricing Rates (FPR) and a Forward Pricing Rate Proposal (FPRP) Analysis. Students will utilize a Contractor FPRP model and realistic scenarios to develop a Government FPR position for use in establishing a FPRA/FPRR. Simulating actual operations in a field environment, this courses uses the most up to date Defense Contract Management Agency policies, procedures and tools.
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Target Attendees
This course is available to DCMA only particularly DCMA acquisition professionals with nominal experience with FPRP analysis serving in the Contracting functional area
  • CMC 130, Introduction to Indirect Rates
See "Notes" section below for recommended prerequisites.
Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable substitutes for meeting current course prerequisite and certification standards)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
None None None None
Course Length
9 class days (see Notes)
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Resident
Equivalent Courses  None
ACE Recommended Credits  None
PDS Code  ZB4
Walk-ins Authorized  No
Pre-work required   Yes [approx. 9 hour(s)]
First Offering  10/1/2018
Continuous Education Units  7.2
Continuous Learning Points 72 
Reservist Retirement Points 0  
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Fulfillment Eligible   N/A
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Recommended Prerequisites:
  • CLC 024, Basic Math Tutorial
  • CMC 232, Final Indirect Cost Rates
Additional Notes:
  • 9-hours of pre-work is required to be completed prior to classroom attendance. During a 3-week period preceding the classroom segment, students are required to participate in and complete pre-work that is integral to the final course grade. Additional information will be provided by the instructor in the welcome messaging for each course offering.
  • Students are expected to have journeyman-level knowledge and experience in Microsoft® Excel. Skillsoft/Percepio Excel Intermediate Level training may assist.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).