Effective Minute Taking

A one day course on effective minute taking that offers a toolkit of skills which will boost your confidence in the writing and presenting of accurate minutes.


Programme

Please expand the dropdown to see details of course programme.

Network and introductions

Introduction to the course

The importance of well-crafted minutes

The challenges of the minute taking role

Essential preparation for the note taking phase

Read More

  • Getting the agenda right
  • Developing a strategic approach
  • Preparing for the meeting

The skills of effective note taking

Read More

  • Applying effective note taking techniques
  • Capturing challenge
  • Listening actively
  • Important post-meeting activities
  • Stop and think!

Applying the skills learned: a practical exercise (1)

The skills of effective minute writing

Read More

  • Adhering to key guiding principles
  • Building a repository of useful words and phrases
  • Re-structuring notes when creating minutes for longer agenda items

Applying the skills learned: a practical exercise (2)

The skills of effective minute writing

Read More

  • Capturing challenge: writing more detailed minutes
  • Summarising discussion and naming names

The self-confident minute taker

Read More

  • Essential personal skills for successful minute taking.

Action points for personal application

Close

Search CGI