Minute Taking

Course Aims

This one-day training course has been designed to develop an understanding of the role of a minute taker, to recognise the importance of minute taking, and to teach essential techniques for producing minutes.

What is Minute Taking?

  • Why take Minutes in a Meeting?
  • What can go wrong?

Roles and Responsabilities

  • What are your responsibilities?
  • What are the responsibilities of others at the meeting?

What Skills Do You Need?

  • Identifying all the skills and which need to be improved

Minutes Styles

  • Choosing a Style
  • Creating Informal Minutes
  • Creating Minutes in an Interactive Meeting
  • Recording Formal Minutes – Motions and Resolutions

Techniques for Preparing Minutes

  • Techniques in Word for quick formats
  • Top Techniques for Preparing Minutes
  • Writing Minutes
  • Editing Minutes

Developing Your Minute Taking Skills

  • The Importance of Body Language
  • Communication Skills