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(Last Modified:18-Jul-2017)

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Description
THIS COURSE WILL RETIRE AND BE REPLACED BY BCF 130 DURING THE 4TH QUARTER FY17

Professionals are introduced to policies and techniques that are used for the preparation of system cost estimates, including DoD estimating requirements and guidance, estimate use and structure, analogy estimates, parametric estimating, improvement curves, inflation, risk, and economic analysis. Through practical exercises, professionals gain the opportunity to apply the policies and techniques to real-world examples.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
DoD employees responsible for the preparation of materiel system cost estimates. It is also beneficial for individuals who use information from life cycle cost estimates, supervise cost estimators, prepare budgets based on life cycle cost estimates, manage acquisition programs, evaluate and negotiate contract proposals, or want to learn cost-estimating basics.
Prerequisite(s)
  • ACQ 101, Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management
  • Professionals need competence in algebra equal to a second-year high school algebra course. (A basic math tutorial CLC 024, Basic Math Tutorial is available under our list of continuous learning courses to assist)
  • Knowledge and use of a calculator that has natural logarithms, exponentiation, and an inverse key
  • 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 101 Fundamentals of Cost Analysis Q1A 01-Oct-2018
    Course Length
    Approximately 28 hours to complete this course
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Distance Learning
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits YES
    PDS Code JH1
    DAU Public (material/prework) YES
    Continuing Education Units   2.8
    Continuous Learning Points  28
    Reservist Retirement Points  7
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
    Notes
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  • You have 60 calendar days to complete this course.
  • All exams in the module must be passed with a 100% score.