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White graduation cap icon CON 0270  Buy American and Balance of Payments Program

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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Contract specialists and contracting officers


  • 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).