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(Last Modified:23-Sep-2016)

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Description
THIS COURSE WILL RETIRE AND BE REPLACED BY BCF 131 ON 1 OCTOBER 2016

In this course, cost estimating techniques learned in BCF 106 are applied in the development of cost estimates. Professionals will engage in guided discussions, investigate case scenarios, develop recommendations, and learn how to present their findings. Professionals will also explore techniques for using Excel and other computer applications to analyze data, develop cost-estimating relationships, and create supporting documentation.
Objectives
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Target Attendees
BCF 107 is required for 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)
  • BCF 106, Fundamentals of Cost Analysis
  • Professionals need competence in algebra equal to a second-year high school algebra course.
  • Knowledge and how 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
    None None None None
    Course Length
    4.5 class days
    Additional Course Information
    Delivery Mode Resident
    Equivalent Courses None
    ACE Recommended Credits None
    PDS Code JH2
    DAU Public (material/prework) YES
    Continuing Education Units   3
    Continuous Learning Points  30
    Reservist Retirement Points  0
    Historical Allocations Mouse Over for Past CEU/CLPs
    Notes
  • Students should bring a basic calculator to class.
  • You should be comfortable with mathematical expressions and have a fundamental understanding of probability and statistics