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Mycal Brown

Mycal Brown

Principles of Cost Accounting and Management (PCAM)

US Army

Principles of Cost Accounting and Management (PCAM)


U.S. Army

Principles of Cost Accounting and Management (PCAM)

PCAM is a 3-week instructor led training course taught at Ft Jackson, SC. This course can be instructed via mobile training team for organizations who need the training and meet the minimum course load requirements. This course provides the basic principles, concepts, and terminology related to cost analysis and cost management. Two-thirds of the course focuses on basic cost accounting processes and concepts while one-third is dedicated to the application and reinforcement of the concepts learned through practical exercise and case studies. This course is for all components - Active, National Guard, and Reserve. NCOs will hold the rank/grade of Sergeant/E5 to Sergeant Major/E9. Officers will hold the rank/grade of 2nd Lieutenant/O1 to Lieutenant Colonel/O5. Any civilian pay grade may attend. The target audience for this course is command designated cost experts or personnel who will fill command analyst positions. This course educates military and civilian personnel on fundamental cost analysis and cost management principles, theories, and application. This course is not intended to teach the mechanics of GFEBS, but will provide the knowledge needed to leverage GFEBS to its full potential and develop leaders' ability to think critically about controlling and managing costs while fully supporting commanders and the mission.

Career medium 01
Career medium 04

U.S. Army

Finance Captain Career Course Student

FCCC is designed to be graduate level education for the finance company grade officer.

a. Leadership: Review the traits of a good leader and how these traits apply to Army leaders.

b. Tactical: Study the current Finance Doctrine, apply the doctrine during the STXs/FTX, review technical and combat skills needed for wartime mission, and practice finance skills during capstone FTX.

c. Technical: Review the sections in a finance office from a supervisor's perspective, study areas of resource management and accounting, and practice briefing techniques.

d. Briefing and Writing: assignments and training events that teach, apply, and test the briefing and writing skills.

e. Preparation for Detachment Command: Much of the course is geared toward providingl tools and abilities used during command.


U.S. Army


Advisor Agency

Licenced Insurance Agent

U.S. Army

NATO Common Fund Manager and Budget Analyst

- Budget Planning, Programming, Execution, Analysis, and Reporting of NATO ANA TRUST FUND (Approximately $720 million) and NATO COMMON FUND (approximately €2.5 million).
- Provided Operations and Maintenance, Procurement of Supplies and Equipment, Repairs to Infrastructure, Hospitality, and Representation funds for NATO Crises Establishment Billets.
- Accountant and Budget Analyst of contributions from 23 donor nations
- Provided reports and status of accounts to NATO and Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller

Career medium 03


Assistant S3

Comanche, 2-10 INF REGT

Company Commander


Executive Officer

Chemical Basic Officer Leaders Course

DeVry University

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Business Administration and Management, HR


Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University

Master's degree, Accounting and Finance

Weber High School

High School Diploma