CON 0270 Buy American and Balance of Payments Program
The Buy American and Balance of Payments Program online training (OLT) module provides explanatory materials and practical examples that explain Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 25 Foreign Acquisition and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 225 Foreign Acquisition, which makes up the Buy American Statute. This module is intended for contract specialists and contracting officers. Learning and application objectives are supported by CON 260 Buy American Game, an optional asset, along with the DoD Decision Tool for Buy American located at DoD Decision Tool.

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Target Attendees
Contract specialists and contracting officers
Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable substitutes for meeting current course prerequisite and certification standards)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
None None None None
Course Length
Approximately 1 hour to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses  N/A
ACE Recommended Credits  None
PDS Code  H1T
Walk-ins Authorized  N/A
Pre-work required   No
First Offering  2/9/2023
Continuous Education Units  0
Continuous Learning Points
Reservist Retirement Points 0  
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Fulfillment Eligible   N/A
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  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).