Minute Taking Skills

Professional Minute Taking Skills training course information

Minute Taking Skills Training Course


Scheduled public courses are held at Preston, Liverpool, Manchester & London.

1 Day Course | 1 Delegate Ā£295 plus VAT
*Book 2 or more delegates and receive significant discounts. Click here for information

Closed tailored courses are available on your site or remotely delivered for Ā£795.00 plus vat (up to 8 attendees).

Course Overview

The style and formality of meetings can vary depending on the company or organisation but in most cases Minutes are required to provide a record of what happened.Ā  This one day instructor led course has been designed to enable delegates to understand and practise the skills needed for preparing accurate and effective Minutes of meetings, conferences and presentations.

Course Outline

Preparation for the Meeting

  • Administration for the meeting
  • Meeting documentation
  • Setting the Agenda
  • Different styles of Agenda
  • Preparing an Agenda
  • Distributing the documentation

During the Meeting

  • Identifying participants
  • Listening and summarising
  • Different styles of notes

Writing the Minutes

  • Different styles of Minutes
  • Sections of Minutes
  • Writing clearly and concisely
  • Decisions and actions

Action plan

  • Drawing up an action plan
  • Refining your technique

Who will benefit from the Minute Taking Skills course?

This course will benefit all individuals whose role in the workplace includes responsibility for taking and preparing Minutes.Ā  Delegates new to Minute taking will have an opportunity to gain in confidence as they develop their skills during the day.

By the end of the course delegates will have gained the following benefits:

  • Developed an appreciation of the importance of preparation before the meeting
  • Practised improving listening skills
  • Gained an understanding of what needs to be recorded
  • Practised taking down the notes
  • Looked at how to produce the final professional document

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