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Proposal Analysis Credential

Contracting officers are required to purchase supplies and services from responsible sources at fair and reasonable prices. There are various proposal analysis techniques prescribed in the FAR to guide contracting professionals when conducting the analysis of a contractor’s proposal, including Price Analysis, Cost Analysis, Technical Analysis, Cost Realism Analysis, Unit Pricing, Unbalance Pricing, and Excessive Pass-through. This credential will lead the learner through an examination of the techniques used to conduct price and cost analysis, and will provide an overview of the other techniques.

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ID Title Delivery Method
CON 7310V Cost Analysis Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)
CON 7300V Price Analysis Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)


This credential is recommended for all Defense Acquisition Workforce Members in the Contracting Functional Area following completion of the foundational learning courses, CON 1100V, CON 1200V, and CON 1300V.

Additional Credential Information

Credential Expiration : 3 years from date earned.
Availability : Defense Acquisition Workforce (DAW) Only
Continuous Learning Points : Click Here
Deployed Date : 09/28/2022
Credentials Restrictions :


  • Predecessor courses may not be used to complete credential requirements.
  • This credential requires the completion of two Virtual Instructor-Led Courses (VILT): CON 7310V & CON 7300V is restricted to members of the Defense Acquisition Workforce.
  • All students must have a DAUID.
  • Enroll in a Credential through the DAU Virtual Campus at https://dau.csod.com