Scheduled public courses are held at Preston, Liverpool, Manchester & London.
Closed tailored courses are available on your site if requested.
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. 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.
Preparation for the Meeting
Administration for the meeting
Setting the Agenda
Different styles of Agenda
Preparing an Agenda
Distributing the documentation
During the Meeting
Listening and summarising
Different styles of notes
Writing the Minutes
Different styles of Minutes
Sections of Minutes
Writing clearly and concisely
Decisions and actions
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. 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