Minute-taking made easy

Course information

Minutes of meetings play a vital role in many organisations – and taking minutes is a highly responsible job. Would you like to feel confident that your minutes are a usable and effective record of a meeting? Do you need your minutes to convey transparency, accountability and good governance?

There’s much more to minute-taking than just turning up at a meeting with a pen. Minutes must accurately reflect the decisions taken and actions agreed at a meeting. They must also be clear, concise and polished. Learn the skills you need in this practical workshop. The onsite course involves a fun guided role-play, so you will have a ‘meeting’, take notes and write them up. The live online course uses video for note-taking practice.

After this course, you will:

Who should attend?

This minute-taking course is for anyone who takes minutes – whether it’s for a team meeting or a Board meeting, or anywhere in between. It’s for experienced minute-takers who want to update their skills and learn new techniques, especially to write less during a meeting. It’s also for novice minute-takers who want to have confidence that they can fulfil the role effectively.

What’s covered in this course

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Before the meeting

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During the meeting

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After the meeting

For a more detailed course outline, please get in touch.

Course delivery options ​

Live online training

Practical interactive online session. Then, for more practice, a new set of your minutes is assessed by the trainer.

Tailored in-house courses

Get the training you need with customised onsite training for your teams. One-day or half-day courses for small groups.

Bespoke coaching – online

One-to-one sessions focus on your challenges and objectives. Practical exercises are based on your own minutes.

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