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Convince Your Boss

Are you eager to attend GDC Masterclass, but need a little help convincing your boss or development team that it’s the right call? Make your case with this template, built to showcase the valuable content and knowledge you'll gain by attending one of our official Masterclass courses! Simply copy and paste the content below into an email and add any relevant information.

Subject: Request to Attend GDC Masterclass on [INSERT COURSE SUBJECT HERE]

I'm writing to request approval for me to attend an upcoming GDC Masterclass course on [INSERT COURSE SUBJECT HERE], taking place on [INSERT DATES HERE]. The GDC Masterclass program is comprised of small-group workshops that deliver in-depth, hands-on training around some of the most important challenges facing game developers today.

I will have the opportunity to receive one-on-one assistance from [INSTERT INSTRUCTOR NAME HERE] in a subject that will greatly benefit my contributions to the team. That’s because this interactive course goes beyond high-level theory to provide students like me with individualized feedback and practical experience.

With your approval to attend, I will be able to:

  • Expand my knowledge
  • Meet game development professionals
  • Develop skills that will benefit our company


I look forward to sharing key takeaways with my colleagues and work community. I will submit a summary of my learning and opportunities when I return and circulate an action plan of recommendations for consideration and discussion. I will also provide a review of the event to inform your decision on any future attendance by colleagues.

Thank you for your consideration. Please don't hesitate to call me if you would like to discuss or need additional clarification. I look forward to your reply.


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