Training Events

Training Events

The CADE Training Team conducts Regional Training sessions throughout the year hosted at DAU campuses and other government facilities. These sessions are designed for the government analyst and use advanced graphics, hands-on activities, and interactive storyboarded demos to emphasize data availability, access, and daily task synergies, and clearly demonstrate the value-add of CADE in cost analysis. In addition to foundational CADE training resources, the CADE Training Team offers specialized technical training on tools such as the Contracts Database (KDB), sponsored by AFCAA. Come earn your CADE Level I Certification and receive Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) in the process!

CADE training students: download course materials for CADE 101, CADE 201, and FlexFile 101.

CADE Focus Group

CADE also holds annual Focus Group meetings to facilitate the interchange of ideas between government and industry and to update the cost community on the latest CADE Initiatives. Materials from the latest Focus Groups are available here for those who missed the sessions or want to revisit a topic:

2023 Focus Group: Agenda | 2022 Focus Group: Presentations, Meeting Minutes | 2021 Focus Group: Presentations