Subject: Request for Learning & Development Support
Hi [manager's name],
I have been accepted to Exaltitude’s Leadership Circle, a unique learning opportunity that will support my career development. EXA Leadership Circles is an eight-week online program for [your title i.e. engineers] who are on the path of becoming effective engineering leaders. I am confident that this program will enhance my ability to drive successful results at [company name].
You can learn more about Exaltitude and how it will support my professional development on their website.
By participating in the Exaltitude program, I will develop:
- [Add 2 - 3 points about why you think Exaltitude will be valuable to you and how this will help you succeed as an engineer. Why should your employer support you? For ideas, check out the EXA program.]
The leadership development and training along with the new extended network will lead to growth opportunities and synergies for [company name]. I am confident that my participation in Exaltitude will lead to increased financial results well beyond the cost of the fee.
I am requesting employer support for the time required to attend the class sessions. The knowledge-building portion of the program includes 1-2 hours of weekly live sessions and some of the training will be available as recordings. While at [company name] I have strengthened my time management skills and become more efficient at balancing multiple projects.
I would also like to request [full or partial] financial support for the cost of the program fee. The program fee is $____.
I am highly motivated to get as much out of the experience as possible. Exaltitude will provide invaluable learning opportunities and I look forward to contributing the knowledge and skills I gain to [company name].
[Customize your final sentence]
- Please let me know if you have any questions or would like to set up a meeting to discuss this further.
- Thank you for your consideration.
- (Optional) I can connect you with Exaltitude's Founders if you have any questions.