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Pricing Tools and Techniques Credential

Become an expert on the pricing tools and techniques essential for analyzing contract proposals through an array of virtual instructor-led courses, videos and Coursera-guided projects focusing on Power BI Desktop and Tableau Public software. Explore data visualization concepts through practical exercises and learn about advanced proposal modeling using Excel. You’ll learn about the critical role of cost models in the acquisition process and receive guidance on the development of proposed cost models and government objective positions. Gain insight on the significance of cost models and cost-estimating relationships, emphasizing efficiencies in creating Agile cost models. Aimed at individuals seeking to enhance their proficiency in analyzing contractor proposals, you will receive a well-rounded understanding of diverse pricing tools and techniques vital in the realm of contract analysis.

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ID Title Delivery Method
CON 7140V Advanced Cost Modeling Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)


Those who would like to learn more about different software packages that can be used to analyze contractor proposals.

Additional Credential Information

Credential Expiration : 5 years from date earned.
Availability : Department of Defense (DoD) Only
Continuous Learning Points : Click Here
Deployed Date : 08/09/2022
Credentials Restrictions :


  • Predecessor courses may not be used to complete credential requirements.
  • This credential requires the completion of an Instructor-Led Course (ILT) and/or a Virtual Instructor-Led Course (VILT): CON 7140V. Priority for ILT/VILT courses goes to members of the Defense Acquisition Workforce. All others may find it difficult to complete this requirement if it has not already been completed at the time of enrollment in the credential.
  • Click here for more info on the non-course and/or HOS requirements within this Credential.
  • All students must have a DAUID.
  • Enroll in a Credential through the DAU Virtual Campus at https://dau.csod.com