Course Summary

Minute taking: So much more than just taking notes in meetings

Recording minutes accurately is an essential element in the running of any successful meeting, providing a history of discussion, recommendations and decisions taken. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for inexperienced staff to be asked to take on this important role and then find the process to be a daunting one. This workshop will help minute takers to better understand their important role and provide the best techniques for producing accurate minutes that includes all the essential information.

Course content

  • Understand the role of a minute-taker.
  • Handling common problems.
  • Recording minutes for formal and informal meetings.
  • Learn techniques for preparing minutes.
  • Editing minutes.
  • Understand the minute book.
  • Minute taking during an interactive meeting.
  • Develop applicable listening skills.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of minute-taking and use this to your advantage.
  • Remedy many of the complaints that face minute-takers.
  • Write minutes that are suitable for formal meetings, informal meetings, and action meetings.
  • Develop the essential skills of an effective minute-taker.

What should I bring on the day?

Please bring along a pen and paper to the session. 

Course Sessions

Wednesday, 11th August - 1 class

Session ID SKT84003C
11 Aug - 11 Aug 9:30am - 4:30pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$295 / $280 (conc)
Andrew Monaghan

Tuesday, 28th September - 1 class

Session ID SKT84004C
28 Sep - 28 Sep 9:30am - 4:30pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$295 / $280 (conc)
Andrew Monaghan
Last updated: June 18, 2021 04:32pm