BCE 2500 Cost Assessment Data Enterprise (CADE) 201
This course provides a dynamic, scenario-driven learning environment oriented towards critical skills needed during the Software Cost Data Collection processes. Students will experience hands-on application exercises required to increase their ability to collect, organize, display, and analyze data. This course is broken out into four section comprising of the following: CSDR Planning, CSDR Implementation, Data Access in CADE, and FlexFile Insights and Implementation Tips.
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Target Attendees
Acquisition professionals with four (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)
Required: None
Highly Recommended:
  • BCE 1700, Cost Assessment Data Enterprise (CADE) 101
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 2 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses  N/A
ACE Recommended Credits  N/A
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Continuous Education Units  0
Continuous Learning Points
Reservist Retirement Points 1  
  • 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.