Effective Minute Taking
Duration 1 day
Central Training's Effective Minute Taking course aims to guide staff through a step-by-step approach to producing effective minutes for meetings on a multi-level basis; local level, board level and HR disciplinary meetings. Attendees will be provided with templates to take notes effectively and help produce structured agendas. The trainer will introduce practical exercises to help build confidence and put ideas into practice.
This course aims to equip delegates with the skills to: Save valuable time and gain confidence in your role as minute taker Effectively work in partnership with the chair and colleagues Recognise barriers to capturing key points Identify key points from discussions Produce a clear and concise set of minutes
Methods of Delivery
The day will involve some trainer presentations but there will be a range of participative exercises, including paired and group work, practice in note taking, giving and receiving feedback.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
Different types of minutes, writing styles and their purpose Setting and using an agenda Listening, correct tone and professional languageSorting, selecting, and summarising information effectivelyInterjection and common concernsConfidentiality and data protection
Those wishing to improve their skills in producing effective minutes for meetings-from local up to board level-as well as HR and disciplinary meetings.
You may want to bring a sample of minutes you have produced to review and refer to on the day.
Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.
Chairing Meetings Confidently
Professional Communication Skills