Minute Taking Training Courses

How this course can benefit you:

To help you become an effective minute taker

Duration: 1 Day

Course Objective:

The role of the minute taker is essential for an accurate recording of events, discussions and actions made during meetings. Accuracy, good listening skills, and the understanding of meeting formats, the role of the chair and etiquette all contribute to well written minutes. This course will focus on before during and after meeting implementation/facilitation, as well as structuring your note taking more efficiently.

Course Contents:

Effective Meetings

  • Preparation
  • Ensuring a meeting is successful – what role will you play?
  • Arranging the meeting
  • Agenda setting
  • The meeting cycle
  • Structure of a meeting

Note Taking

  • Do and don’t – effective minute taking
  • Example layouts
  • Mind mapping

Attending the Meeting

  • At the meeting – concerns / issues
  • Common problems
  • Finding out who’s who / remembering
  • Not understanding
  • Hearing
  • Arguments
  • Coping with numbers and figures

Writing Minutes / Language & Grammar

  • Layout of minutes
  • Example of agenda items
  • Tradition style, factual style
  • Practical exercises, business English, punctuation, grammar

Agreeing actions to take forward

There are plenty of practical exercises during this course

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What our attendees have said about us:
Very good trainer gave good examples. Good and interactive
Royal Household
Garry was an excellent trainer, made the course very interesting and a great way to learn about Minute Taking. Excellent course
British Transport Police
Very motivating which made me get more out the course
Royal College of GP’s
Excellent trainer, used a variety of training methods, session was interactive
Barnet Council
Excellent, Ava was very helpful and made it easy for us to understand
London City Airport