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White graduation cap icon BCE 2300V  Applied Software Cost Estimating

Applied Software Cost Estimating

This course is being piloted for direct registration via DAU Virtual Campus (CSOD). Click on "Apply for this training" button in the upper right-hand corner to register for an offering.

This Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT) course emphasizes the unique characteristics software development affects the cost estimating process. It covers estimating the size of the software application; converting software size to development effort; estimating the schedule for completing the development effort; and maintaining the software throughout the operational phase. The course helps students develop reliable and credible software cost estimates using numerous hand-on application-based exercises designed to develop critical thinking skills as they pertain to the interrelationships of staffing, scheduling, software complexity, and technology.

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES

Required:
  • BCE 0230 Introduction to Software Cost Estimation

PREDECESSOR COURSES

TARGET AUDIENCE

Software Cost Estimators and other acquisition personnel interested in understanding software cost estimation.

NOTES

Restriction:
  • Foreign National Students will need to contact their Country Program Manager (CPM) who will coordinate with the Security Assistance Training Field Activity (SATFA). For additional information, please send an email to [email protected].
Additional Information:
  • Virtual classes are conducted via MS Teams.
  • All times are in the local time zone of the DAU region assigned to teach the offering.
  • Students are required to test connectivity with DAU IT prior to the class start date.
  • DAU does not reimburse student phone/internet charges.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).