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White graduation cap icon BUS 1100  Business Essentials

Business Essentials

This Online Training (OLT) course introduces the learner to basic common terminology and concepts used in DoD acquisition financial management and cost analysis. The purpose of this course is to provide financial managers and cost estimators with foundational knowledge on topics relating to requirements generation, financial management, cost estimating, ethics, Earned Value Management (EVM), and contracting.


See the "Notes" section of this course's concept card for recommended prerequisite.



Financial Management and Cost Estimating acquisition workforce members


Recommended Prerequisite:
  • ACQ 1010 Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management
Additional Notes:
  • Due to DoD Policy requirements, there is no "test-through" option for this course.
  • 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).