BCE 3000 Advanced Cost Estimating
 Description
THIS COURSE WILL BE AVAILABLE IN 3rd QTR FY22.
This highly engaging advanced course is designed for students with a minimum of at least six (6) years of acquisition Cost Analysis experience serving in a program office, PEO, Service/Defense agency level, or supporting a program that reports to a Service Acquisition Executive (SAE). Students will apply their experience in managing, leading and reviewing junior cost analysts estimates throughout each phase of the cost estimating process in order to deliver and present a quality defendable product.

This course is designed to foster critical thinking via instructor facilitated discussions, small group exercises, and shared experiences throughout. Students will participate in a continuing case study and guide a hypothetical cost team through a program milestone review process. Students will be required to make difficult but realistic judgement calls often faced by cost estimators today.

Prior to registering for this course individuals attending this course must have a minimum of at least 6 years of acquisition Cost Analysis experience serving in a program office, PEO, Service/Defense agency level, or supporting a program that reports to a SAE in order to actively participate in class discussions and group exercises. Students will be required to pull from professional experience when called on, and share their perspective on various topics as part of the final grade.
Objectives
TO BE POSTED.
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Target Attendees
DoD professionals (with a minimum of six (6) years of acquisition Cost Analysis experience prior to registration) with duties serving in one of the following areas:
  • Program Office, PEO, Service/Defense Agency level;
    OR
  • Supporting a program that reports to a Service Acquisition Executive (SAE)
  • Prerequisite(s)
    Required:
    • BCE 2500 - Cost Assessment Data Enterprise (CADE) 201
    Highly Recommended: None
    Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable substitutes for meeting current course prerequisite and certification standards)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    BCF 331 Advanced Concepts in Cost Analysis ZGK 30-Sep-2024
    Course Length
    5 classroom days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode  Resident
    Equivalent Courses  N/A
    ACE Recommended Credits  None
    PDS Code  B4F
    Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
    Continuous Education Units  0
    Continuous Learning Points
    Reservist Retirement Points 0  
    Notes
    CONTINUOUS LEARNING POINTS WILL BE POSTED APPROXIMATELY 30 DAYS POST-DEPLOYMENT.

    • Prior to registering for this course individuals attending this course must have a minimum of at least six (6) years of acquisition Cost Analysis experience serving in a program office, PEO, Service/Defense agency level, or supporting a program that reports to a Service Acquisition Executive (SAE).