This pragmatic course will answer the question for you – everything you need to know about minute taking. Delivered by an experienced minute taker, the day will provide essential tips on note taking and writing minutes. The course is highly interactive with plenty of note taking practice for delegates – using modern films of meetings. Attendees will leave the course with a variety of skills for note taking and with bags of confidence in minute taking.
Who should attend?
Anyone who needs to improve their note taking and minute taking skills. This course is suitable for minute taking at both formal and informal meetings.
- Identify the responsibilities of the minute taker
- Sort out the facts
- Use a variety of methods of note taking and minute taking
- Use techniques to interject for clarity
- Be capable of writing minutes that are clearly laid out
- Produce action minutes
- Produce summary minutes for formal meetings
Specific Minute Taking Skills Course Content
The meeting cycle
Experiential activity and review
Note Taking and Writing Minutes
Before, during and after the meeting – clarifying roles
What makes an effective Minute Taker?
Note taking and minute taking practice
- Linear note taking
- Styles of note taking
- Right brained note taking
- Tips on note taking
Attendees will enjoy up to four opportunities to make notes using DVD scenarios that are realistic and actors who speak in real time. These note taking practice sessions are essential in the safe environment of the course. Attendees will experience a real improvement in their note taking skills.
Writing Minutes Practice
Following each note taking practice, attendees will produce action minutes and summary minutes from their notes. Feedback and review. These practice sessions in writing minutes in the safe environment of the course means attendees will gain essential skills in taking minutes and examples of minute templates.
Minute Taking terminology
- Types of minutes
- Minute templates
This is the course for you if you want to know “How do I write minutes?” and “What is note taking?”.