BCE 0010 Introduction to Cost Modeling
 Description
The course outlines the best practices for building a cost estimating model and creating a professional documentation trail. The course includes an introduction to the DoD cost estimating process and unique DoD terminology. This course primarily focuses on the critical elements required to develop a typical cost model and the comprehensive documentation needed to support future analysis of said model.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
Acquisition professionals with 4 years or less of acquisition experience in cost estimating and serving a program office, PEO, Service/Defense agency level, or supporting a program that reports to a Service Acquisition Executive (SAE).
Prerequisite(s)
Required: None
Highly Recommended:
  • ACQ 1010 - Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management
  • BCE 1000 - Fundamentals of Cost Estimating
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
Approximately 5 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses  None
ACE Recommended Credits  None
PDS Code  HGS
Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
Continuous Education Units  0
Continuous Learning Points
Reservist Retirement Points 1  
Notes
  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.