Before requesting your supervisor's approval to attend training, consider

  • How will the program assist you in your daily work or benefit you personally?
  • How will you share any learned information with your workgroup following training? (for example, routing materials and notes to your colleagues, arranging to present a brief overview of learned material in an all-staff meeting, meeting with your supervisor, or making a recommendation for other colleagues to attend the same course)
  • To minimize potential disruption to your department, how could work coverage be handled or job tasks reprioritized while you attend training?