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Babcock Training Academy

We deliver world-class training in complex systems to AUS/NZ defence, government and high tech markets

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Babcock Training Academy
Level 10 70 Franklin Street Adelaide  SA  5000

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Non Technical Courses

Cost Estimation

2 days. Designed for working professionals in pricing and estimation and systems engineers and project managers.

Learn about the primary methods needed for cost estimation in systems development, including parametric estimation, activity based costing, life cycle estimation and probabilistic modelling. Learn how to use cost models through real life case studies. Develop skills and knowledge to perform basic cost estimates, identify trade-offs, use cost models results to support decisions and understand the latest trends in cost estimation.

No prerequisities are mandated for this course.

Presented by Dr Ricardo Valerdi, Associate Professor in the Systems and Industrial Engineering department at the University of Arizona. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cost Anaysis and Parametrics and an IEEE Senior Member.

Cost Estimation Master Class

1 day. Designed for working professionals in pricing and estimation and systems engineers and project managers.

Be introduced to the Quantifying Uncertainty in Early Life Cycle Cost Estimation (QUELCE) method of estimation. Learn how QUELCE can be used to develop cost estimates early in the life cycle and identify relevant characteristics of a project commonly known as "change drivers".

No prerequisities are mandated for this course.

Presented by Dr Ricardo Valerdi, Associate Professor in the Systems and Industrial Engineering department at the University of Arizona. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cost Anaysis and Parametrics and an IEEE Senior Member.

Finance for Non Finance Managers

2 days. Designed for project staff, supervisors, managers who have limited financial background knowledge.

Explore concepts, techniques and tools used by finance practitioners Develop an understanding of various types of financial data, the meaning of 'concepts', budgets, strategic planning, terminology, control systems and cost allocation. Learn about cost behaviours to enable effective communications with management, accountants and other team members.

No prerequisities are mandated for this course.

Presented by Bob Gilliver, BCom MBA and CEO of MBA Quality Consultants. Highly experienced Business Manager, Lecturer and Management Trainer for business organisations.

Integrated Logistics Support and Asset Management - Practitioner

4 days. Designed for engineers, project staff and technicians in any industry sector. Suitable as a refresher for ILS /AM practitioners of all technical disciplines and experience levels.

Be introduced to the key aspects and techniques of integrated logistics support (ILS) and asset management (AM), using current Australian and international (UK, US, Europe) standards, references and common practices.

No prerequisities are mandated for this course.

Presented by Mr Andrew Ferguson, MBA, BEng, CPEng and CPLog. He has wide experience in defence and civil industry engineering, logistic support analysis and asset management.

Risk Intelligence

2 days. Designed for Project Managers, Senior Managers and anyone responsible for addressing Risk in the decision making process.

Develop individual "risk intelligence" through a methodology for quantifying over- and under-confidence based on extensive research in psychology and economics.

No prerequisities are mandated for this course.

Presented by Dr Ricardo Valerdi, Associate Professor in the Systems and Industrial Engineering department at the University of Arizona. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cost Anaysis and Parametrics and an IEEE Senior Member.

Risk Intelligence Masterclass

1 day. Designed for Project Managers, Senior Managers and anyone responsible for addressing Risk in the decision making process.

Improve risk intelligence by quantifying and reducing overconfidence through calibration exercises.

No prerequisities are mandated for this course.

Presented by Dr Ricardo Valerdi, Associate Professor in the Systems and Industrial Engineering department at the University of Arizona. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cost Anaysis and Parametrics and an IEEE Senior Member.

Undertake Project Work (BSBPMG522)

2 days. This unit applies to individuals who play a significant role in ensuring a project meets timelines, quality standards, budgetary limits and other requirements set for the project.

Basic introduction to project management as per the AQTF Business Services Training package. This unit comprises skills and knowledge required to undertake a straightforward project or a section of a larger project. It covers developing a project plan, administering and monitoring the project, finalising the project and reviewing the project to identify lessons learned for application to future projects.

No prerequisities are mandated for this course.

Presented by accredited Babcock facilitators.

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