Work Item Estimating Fundamentals (Online only)

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The target audience for this course is all new-hire N7 personnel. This course is also appropriate for experienced N7 personnel who want to refresh their proficiency in certain subject matter areas.

Prerequisites for this course include completion of the following courses:

  • Introduction to Military Sealift Command
  • MSC Regulatory Standards, Inspections, Maintenance Availability Overview, and Engineering Budgets

This course provides in-depth training on MSC cost estimating policies and practices pertaining to researching, decomposing, and estimating the costs associated with detailed and performance-like work items. The course includes practical exercises in the decomposition and estimating of new and existing detailed and performance-like work items. The subject matter is considered intermediate in nature. This course consists of the following modules:

  • Work Item Estimating Fundamentals
  • Decomposition and Estimating Exercises
  • Creating Bottom-up Estimates for Detailed and Performance-Like Work Items

MSC Work Item Estimating Fundamentals

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