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Business - Financial Management

The DoD Acquisition Business Functional Area is comprised of two distinct career tracks: Business Financial Management (BUS-FM) and Business Cost Estimating (BUS-CE). Financial Management is the art of forecasting, analyzing, interpreting, monitoring, advising, and reporting financial data in a meaningful way to support informed financial decisions.

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Financial Management, Cost Estimating
DAU just released an update to its Data Analytics for DoD Acquistion Managers Credential.  The update brings the latest practices, policies and tools to the workforce.  It trains DoD…
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The Commission on Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) has released its Interim Report that identifies key actions that can be implemented immediately to improve the PPBE process.…
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Financial Management
Financial Business Systems play a critical role in how we do business in DoD. They are a major part of our everyday work experience. Therefore, DAU Business Center is pleased to announce the…
New Business Learning Asset Now Available - BFM 0370 Essentials of Defense Working Capital Funds
Financial Management, Cost Estimating
Your Business Financial Management colleagues are pleased to announce the deployment of the first credential asset, BFM 0370 - Essentials of Defense Working Capital Funds. BFM 0370 is one of two…

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Word map with the words "Business Acumen" in the center and larger than all other terms.
Financial Management, Contracting, Engineering and Technical Management, Life Cycle Logistics, Program Management
In a prior blog on business acumen, we stated “Knowing business inside out is a timeless requirement.” [from Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning by Manika Gandhi, January 24, 2022]. We…
Financial Management, Cost Estimating
DAU just released an update to its Data Analytics for DoD Acquistion Managers Credential.  The update brings the latest practices, policies and tools to the workforce.  It trains DoD…
INTERIM REPORT - Commission on PPBE Reform
Financial Management
The Commission on Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) has released its Interim Report that identifies key actions that can be implemented immediately to improve the PPBE process.…
New Training Available - BFM 2720 Defense Financial Business Systems
Financial Management
Financial Business Systems play a critical role in how we do business in DoD. They are a major part of our everyday work experience. Therefore, DAU Business Center is pleased to announce the…
New Business Learning Asset Now Available - BFM 0370 Essentials of Defense Working Capital Funds
Financial Management, Cost Estimating
Your Business Financial Management colleagues are pleased to announce the deployment of the first credential asset, BFM 0370 - Essentials of Defense Working Capital Funds. BFM 0370 is one of two…

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