BCF 301

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(Last Modified:01-Feb-2017)


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This capstone course teaches professionals how to apply business, cost estimating, and financial management concepts, techniques, and on-the-job experience to functional interrelationships and opportunities among the disciplines of cost estimating, earned value management, and financial management.
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Target Attendees
This course is for senior-level personnel in positions supporting DoD weapons systems and various aspects of business and financial management throughout the life cycle of the system.
  • BCF 225, Acquisition Business Management Application

    Recommended: 4 years of acquisition experience
  • Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable as a substitute for this course until the acceptance date specified below.)
    Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
    None None None None
    Course Length
    8.5 class days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Resident
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits YES
    PDS Code BZF
    DAU Public (material/prework) YES
    Continuing Education Units   6.1
    Continuous Learning Points  61
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
    Professionals who have not completed BCF 220 and BCF 225 within the past 2 years are strongly encouraged to browse the following continuous learning modules, available at (DAU Virtual Campus):
    Cost Analysis (CLB 007)
  • Program Execution (CLB 008)
  • Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) and Budget Exhibits (CLB 009)
  • Congressional Enactment (CLB 010)
  • Budget Policy (CLB 011)
  • Earned Value and Financial Management Reports (CLV 018)
  • Estimate at Completion (CLV 019)