Effective Minute Taking

Build a toolkit of skills to boost your confidence in writing and presenting accurate minutes in this essential minute taking course.


Programme

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The challenges of the minute taking role

Essential preparation: tools, tips and techniques

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  • Creating a 'notemaker friendly' agenda
  • Friend or foe?

Effective note-taking: tools, tips and techniques

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  • Applying effective note-taking techniques
  • Important post-meeting activities
  • Re-structuring notes when creating minutes for longer agenda items
  • Applying the skills learned: a practical exercise

Effective minute writing

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  • How detailed should minutes be?
  • Writing style
  • Passive voice or active voice?
  • Structure and layout
  • Analysing examples
  • Minute-writing: key guiding principles
  • Naming names: CGI best practice

Credibility and self-confidence

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  • Essential personal skills for successful minute taking

Personal development

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  • Using the Power/Interest Matrix to maintain key relationships
  • The Minute-taker’s Reminder Checklist
  • Post-course reference material that you will receive

Action points for personal application

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  • Effective minute-taking: summary of tools, tips and techniques

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