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White graduation cap icon CON 7420V  Learning Curve Analysis

Learning Curve Analysis

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 training (VILT) course is about understanding and predicting the behavior of cost, price, or hours as an organization becomes more efficient at producing goods or providing services. You may know them as learning curves, experience curves, progress curves, or cost improvement curves. Analysts will use Excel to fit and model data using the unit formulation and cumulative average formulation of the learning curve. Learners will also employ the Anderlohr technique for modeling a break in production. Other topics include the transition from development to production, production rate, and the “tail-up” at the end of production.

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Required: None
See "Notes" section below for recommended prerequisite.



This course is designed for analysts, both the novice and the journeyperson, who find themselves developing and/or reviewing learning curve applications in cost or price analysis.


Recommended Prerequisite:
  • CON 7410V Regression Analysis
  • 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
  • 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).