Effective Minute Taking


The aim of this course is to enable you enhance your confidence and competence in producing effective minutes, in which the substance of the meeting is recorded in a succinct format, within the desired time.

Who should attend?

Anyone who wishes to enhance their minute taking skills and grow their confidence in taking effective minutes


By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

• Identify the importance of thorough preparation for meetings
• Demonstrate good practice in preparing agendas
• Describe the purpose and value of effective minutes
• Take clear and concise minutes, using correct and gender neutral language

Course Overview:

• Why take minutes?
•  Preparing for the meeting
•  Setting the agenda
•  Taking notes and writing minutes
•  Writing effective minutes ? practice

Style of the Course:

The course is highly active and participative. During the workshop participants undertake activities, exercises and discussions to help them put what they learn into practice

Course length:

One day workshop 09.00 to 17.00 with an hour for lunch.

We can run this course for you in-company at favourable rates for 4 or more people. Please contact us on 01628 526535 or info@thestairway.co.uk

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