CCON 010 Special Topics in Contract Pricing Credential
Explore specialized contract pricing topics that focus on the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and the Overhead Should Cost Review process. Throughout the three-part CAS content, you’ll navigate through the broad landscape of Public Law 100-679, encompassing CAS, CAS Board rules and regulations, disclosure statements, cost accounting practice changes and cost impact statements. By engaging with CAS techniques and fundamental requirements, you’ll tackle problem-solving scenarios and gain a practical understanding of DoD guidance for implementing CAS requirements and administering contract cost adjustments. In the Overhead Should Cost Analysis course, students will learn about this specific type of cost analysis that focuses on evaluating and understanding the indirect costs associated with government programs, projects, or activities. At the end of the curriculum, you’ll have the essential skills needed to conduct reviews aimed at fostering both short- and long-term enhancements in a contractor's efficiency and economy, with the objective of reducing the costs associated with government contract performance.

Target Attendees
Any 1102 civilian, GS-9 or above, and military equivalents, who work with contracts that are subject to CAS. Additionally, this credential may be of interest to any Acquisition Workforce Member who deals with overhead issues, as well as those seeking a deeper understanding of Should Cost Analysis.
Course Title Delivery Method
CON 7020 Overhead Should Cost Review Online Training (OLT)
CON 7040 Cost Accounting Standards, Part 1 Online Training (OLT)
CON 7050 Cost Accounting Standards, Part 2 Online Training (OLT)
CON 7060 Cost Accounting Standards, Part 3 Online Training (OLT)
Additional Credential Information
Expiration 5 years from date earned.
Continuous Learning Points
Deployed Date
ACE Recommended Credits N/A
  • Predecessor courses may not be used to complete credential requirements.
  • All students must have a DAUID.
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