Minute Taking Course

Our 1 day Minute Taking Skills Workshop will teach you what you need to know in order to take accurate, relevant minutes at any meeting. The course includes planning a successful agenda, maintaining focus during meetings to ensure nothing is missed and creating an effective structure for your minutes.

We run this workshop solely for in-company training, customising the content to work in harmony with your organisation's style of meeting and reporting. Click "Get In-Company Quote" below to receive a customised quotation for your team.

  • What Are The Benefits?
  • Course Content
  • Group Training
  • FAQ

What are the Benefits of this Minute Taking Course?

  • A Solid Minute Taking Structure

    Develop a structure for compiling minutes that saves you time, improves the clarity of your minutes and takes the stress away from minute taking.
  • Increased Accuracy

    Our trainers focus on methods for gathering and reporting information in the most accurate way possible.
  • Best-Practice Techniques

    The main objective of this workshop is to ensure that you leave with clear, best-practice guidelines on how to compile succinct and useful minutes.
  • A Tailored Approach

    As this is a workshop for groups or onsite programmes, we customise the course content to fit your needs. We will look at how your company runs meetings and compiles reports and deliver our training consistent with your practices.
  • Advice and Tips from Experienced Trainers

    Our trainers have been chosen for their training expertise and career experience. They will be happy to offer advice learned from real-life situations throughout the course.

What is covered on this Minute Taking Course?

  • Planning Agendas

    The importance of a well-planned agenda
    Constructing a successful agenda
  • Taking Minutes

    Maintaining concentration throughout meetings
    How to identify what's relevant
    Ensuring nothing is left out
    Valuable listening techniques
  • Compiling Minutes

    Developing a format that works
    Tone & Style: what language to use
    Learn the ABC of good writing skills:
    Accuracy: ensure each point has all relevant information
    Brevity: ensure each point is concise
    Clarity: your notes should be clear and easy to understand

Minute Taking: Your Tailored Programme

Minute Taking is available exclusively as an in-company programme. In-company training is a format where we deliver the course solely to your team at your premises or a venue chosen by you.

This approach enables you to get maximum benefit from the training. When designing in-company programmes, we work with you to customise the course content in-line with how you run internal meetings and compile reports.

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You can learn more about how in-company training works by clicking on the button below.


In-Company Training

Frequently Asked Questions: Minute Taking Skills

  • Can individuals attend this course?

    We only offer our Minute Taking Skills course for in-company (in-house) bookings, as this programme works best when customised to focused groups.

  • Do participants need to have previous experience?

    No previous experience is necessary. We have held this programme with great success for groups where there was a mix of experienced and novice minute takers.

  • How many people can be included in this workshop?

    We recommend no more than 12 - 14 participants in any 1 workshop to allow for group interaction, questions and practical exercises.

  • How can I find out more about in-company training?

    You can learn about in-company training by visiting our In-Company Training page.

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