Course Summary
Credit Type:
ACE Course Number:
Organization Course Number:
BCF 220
1 week (47 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Credit is to be awarded only upon completion of BCF 225, Acquisition Business Management Application (see DD-1408-0073).

Learning Outcomes:

  • Apply the congressional review process
  • Describe how to make program adjustments
  • Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to apply planning, programming, budgeting systems to the development of a program budget submission
  • Apply the budget execution process
  • And describe how a manager integrates and coordinates business functions to develop an acquisition program budget

General Course Topics:

  • Cost estimating
  • Earned value
  • Funds management concepts
  • Budget exhibits
  • Budget review
  • Congressional enactment
  • Reporting requirements
  • Reprogramming
  • Obligation and expenditure
  • Propriety of funds
  • Basic contract concepts
  • Acquisition policy
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises
Supplemental Materials