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White graduation cap icon INT 1110  International Acquisition/Security Cooperation Foundation

International Acquisition/Security Cooperation Foundation

This Online Training (OLT) course, International Acquisition/Security Cooperation Foundation provides students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in applying U.S. Government (USG) and DoD International Acquisition and Exportability (IA&E) and DoD Security Cooperation concepts and policies used to establish various types of DoD international acquisition transactions throughout the acquisition lifecycle. The course begins with an overview of USG and DoD IA&E objectives, scope, and overarching policies at the national level.

The second module describes the DoD framework used to plan and analyze program-level IA&E considerations:

  • IA&E Planning & Analysis
  • International Cooperative Programs (ICPs)
  • Defense Sales & Transfers
  • Defense Exportability
  • Technology Security & Foreign Disclosure
  • International Contracting.

The third module focuses on USG/DoD international acquisition program forms used to establish DoD international transactions including:

  • ICPs, Foreign Military Sales (FMS)
  • Defense Commercial Sales (DCS), Building Partner Capacity
  • Hybrid DCS/FMS and ICP/FMS arrangements.

The course concludes with a final module that explores how DoD’s IA&E framework and USG/DoD international acquisition forms are used in various program-level scenarios to formulate and implement international transactions to achieve optimal IA&E outcomes that further U.S. national interests.





Open to all but recommended for Acquisition Workforce (AWF) members in Program Management (PM) and other Functional Areas, including those members who are also part of the DoD Security Cooperation Workforce (SCW) Acquisition Management Area of Concentration, that have a role in program/project-level IA&E planning and management activities. INT 1110 is specifically designed for AWF/SCW members assigned to programs/projects who require the knowledge and ability to apply foundational DoD IA&E concepts and policies in the planning, establishment, and implementation of USG/DoD international acquisition transactions.


  • 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).