Participant Outcomes:

  • Develop the confidence and skills to take accurate and concise minutes.
  • Understand best practice theories to prepare for meetings and write effective minutes.
  • Clearly identify your role before, during and after the meeting.
  • Identify positive strategies for listening and summarising.
  • Deal with jargon and technical language professionally.
  • Identify different methods of Minute Taking and organising your material.
  • Learn techniques to identify and highlight important points.

Topics Covered

Introduction to minutes and minute taking

  • What are Minutes?
  • The Role and Responsibility of a Minute Taker
  • Working with the Chair
  • The Challenges of Minute Taking

Before the meeting

  • Preparing an Agenda
  • Guidelines for Preparing Agendas
  • Personal Preparation for Minute Taking

Taking minutes – listening and note taking

  • Active Listening
  • Overcoming the barriers to listening
  • Tips for improving your listening when taking minutes

During the meeting

  • Strategies for Note Taking
  • Identifying What to Record
  • Listen for the Message, Not the Words
  • Common Meeting Abbreviations

After the meeting

  • Writing up Meeting Minutes
  • Structuring your Written Minutes
  • Drafting and Proofreading your Minutes
  • Obtaining Sign Off
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