Need help getting fee support from your employer to undertake an AICM Qualification or a specific course?

Here’s a sample letter to convince your company to give you this all-important opportunity. Simply Cut and Paste from text below.

Dear [employer]

To add value to our company, I would like to further my education by undertaking nationally recognised training offered by AICM.

This course will provide me with the fundamental basics and best practices to be a better performing credit professional.

Some of the topics covered and learning outcomes include:  {insert from relevant course information]

I can integrate the wealth of knowledge from these classes into my day-to-day activities and share it with my team. Further, the course will provide points towards qualifying for the Certified Credit Executive (CCE) designation.

The cost for the online course is [insert fee].

Thank you for taking the time to consider my request.

Here are some additional points that can be included in your request:
  • As you learn more, you do more!
  • Advancement from within.
  • Employee Retention.
  • Your new skills will make you more productive at work.
  • You will be able to take on additional assignments.
  • You will be able to be a leader in the workplace.
  • Your degree will improve the company’s professional image when you work with clients.
  • Your studies will not take time away from work. Online classes can be completed in your free time and will give you skills to help you do better work.
  • Your tuition is not expensive for the company. Actually, paying your tuition may cost less than hiring a new employee with the degree you are working on and training the new recruit. Your degree will make the company money. In the long run, your employer will save by funding your education.
  • The AICM is a not-for-profit membership body and as the only industry body for Credit Professionals the AICM has unrivalled access to subject matter experts which ensures your learning has real-world application.
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