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Minute Taking

  • Duration: 1 Day

Course Information


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.

Course Outline

What is Minute Taking?
  • Why take Minutes in a Meeting?
  • What can go wrong?
Roles and Responsibilities
  • 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

Whats included in this course?

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    Course Manual
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    Experienced Trainers
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    Certificate of Attendance
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    Unlimited Post Course Support

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  • I thoroughly enjoyed this course but do feel that the duration should be extended in order to allow more time to cover all of the topics. Noel was a fantastic trainer, happy to answer any questions and very good at explaining how to do something, thank you.

    Laura Chesters