Cost Estimation

Course #OA4702

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This course provides a broad-based understanding of the cost analysis activities involved in the acquisition and support of DoD weapon systems. In addition, it introduces Operations Research techniques fundamental to the field of cost estimation. The course covers the Defense Systems Acquisition Process, Time Value of Money, and Economic Analysis; it develops, uses and analyzes estimating techniques commonly encountered in both the DoD and industry, including statistical and non-statistical cost estimating relationships, inflation indices, cost improvement curves, time phasing and uncertainty analysis. Prerequisites: None.

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  •  29 May 2023

    Memorial Day

  •  06 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter pre-graduation awards ceremony

  •  09 Jun 2023

    Spring quarter last day of classes