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(Last Modified:08-Apr-2019)

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Description
THIS COURSE REPLACES BCF 131 ON 1 OCT 2019

Expanding on the techniques learned in the Fundamentals of Cost Analysis (BCF 130), this course focuses on developing cost estimates with an emphasis on life cycle cost estimates. Learning methodologies include interactive presentations, group discussion, cost analysis using MS Excel, and a continuing exercise of a Major Defense Acquisition Program. The course also exposes students to current developments in data collection.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
Cost Estimators and those who use cost estimates to prepare budgets, manage acquisition programs, evaluate and negotiate contract proposals, or want to learn cost-estimating basics.
Prerequisite(s)
Required:
  • BCF 130, Fundamentals of Cost Analysis
  • Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    BCF 131 Applied Cost Analysis B07 01-Oct-2021
    OR
    BCF 107 Applied Cost Analysis JH2 01-Oct-2018
    OR
    BCF 101 Fundamentals of Cost Analysis Q1A 01-Oct-2018
    Course Length
    10 class days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Resident
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits None
    PDS Code  
    DAU Public (material/prework) N/A
    Continuing Education Units   0
    Continuous Learning Points  0
    Reservist Retirement Points  
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
    Notes
  • THIS COURSE IS RESTRICTED TO DOD EMPLOYEES DUE TO THE USE OF RESTRICTED SOFTWARE
  • Competence in algebra II (high school level), knowledge of natural logarithms, exponentiation, and an inverse key and the use of a calculator is necessary for those taking this course.