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White graduation cap icon BCE 1700  Cost Assessment Data Enterprise (CADE) 101

Cost Assessment Data Enterprise (CADE) 101

This Online Training (OLT) course provides a dynamic, scenario-driven learning environment oriented towards developing the requisite skills and knowledge of cost data collection processes. It will provide a general overview of the policy, procedures and reports that inform the data collection process from the Cost Assessment Data Enterprise (CADE) database. BCE 1700 is broken up into seven different sections, requiring student to navigate through the entire data collection process, beginning with the fundamentals (policy, forms) and ending in a hands-on application of CADE.





Acquisition professionals with 4 years or less of acquisition experience in cost estimating and serving a program office, PEO, Service/Defense agency level, or supporting a program that reports to a Service Acquisition Executive (SAE).


  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).