OS4080 Cost Estimation V: Cost Estimating and Analysis Cases

This course focuses on learning from real cost estimation case histories through readings, discussion, and writing point papers. Emphasis is on understanding the capabilities and limitations of cost estimation and analysis, highlighting critical assumptions, and recognition of the strengths and weaknesses of applied analytical methods. Case histories include actual department of defense cost studies conducted that have been considered successes and those that have been considered failures. These cases provide the lessons learned for future cost estimation and analysis studies.



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Quarter Offered

  • Winter
  • Summer