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Minute Taking Course

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  • Structure: This Minute Taking Course gives your team a solid structure for taking effective minutes.
  • Best-Practice: We cover best-practice techniques for compiling accurate and concise minutes at any meeting.
  • For Businesses: This course is available for in-house training and suited to businesses of all sizes and kinds.
  • Tailored: For maximum benefit, we focus the training content around the kind of meetings your team attends.
  • Flexible Format: You choose the training date and the style of delivery (classroom or online).

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Minute Taking Skills
  • Minute Taking Course
  • Gain: Confident Minute Taking Skills
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • In-House: Tailored training for teams
  • Styles: Classroom or Virtual
  • Locations: Online or Onsite
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Our 1-day Minute Taking Course will teach you what you need to know in order to take accurate, relevant minutes at any meeting. The course content includes planning a successful agenda, maintaining focus during meetings to ensure nothing is missed, and creating an effective structure for your minutes.

Who Attends?

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 does this Minute Taking Course Work?

Tailored For Your Team

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

You can click "Get a Quote" below to receive a customised quotation for your team.


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What is the Focus of this Minute Taking Course?

This is a practical training intended to give participants the skills and understanding they need to be able to take accurate, concise minutes.

4 Benefits of this Minute Taking Course


  • A Solid Minute Taking Structure


    Develop a structure for compiling minutes that saves 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 in-house 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.
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Virtual or Classroom


We offer this course in both a classroom (in person) and online (live virtual) format. Classroom means that we deliver training in person at your location.

Online refers to live, virtual, trainer-led sessions. Your team can connect online from wherever they are currently based. You can read more about connecting with our live virtual training by downloading our PDF brochure.

Schedule a Minute Taking Course


If there are several candidates in your business who require strong minute taking skills, talk to us about scheduling our 1-day workshop. Call our team at Freephone 1800 910 810, or click below to request a call back or get a quote.

What is covered on this Minute Taking Skills Course?

We have listed the standard outline for this Minute Taking Course below. This course content can be adapted to reflect the kind of meetings your team will need to complete minutes for and address any challenges involved. Download our PDF brochure for full details on how we run this 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

Why Choose In-House Minute Taking Training?

Minute Taking is available exclusively as an in-house programme. In-house training is a format where we deliver the course solely to your team.

Training can take place online, at your premises, or at a venue chosen by you. We can deliver this programme in any location nationwide, or online via our live virtual training format.

We will customise the content to work in harmony with your organisation's style of meeting and reporting.

Key Benefits of In-House Training


  • Flexibility
  • Customisation
  • High-Impact
  • Convenient
  • Cost-Effective
  • Consistent Skills

Frequently Asked Questions


  • 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.
  • My organisation has a preferred format for minute-taking. Can this be incorporated?

    Absolutely; we can incorporate any processes or templates specific to your business.
  • Is it possible to incorporate some business writing skills?

    We also offer a 1-day Business Writing Skills Course. This works really well as an add-on to this Minute Taking Skills course. When discussing your needs and goals, your training consultant will advise on the best format for your team's training.

Find Out More


Getting more information about this Minute Taking Course is easy. You can call us on Freephone 1800 910 810 to speak with one of our training consultants about how it could work for your team. Alternatively, you can click below to download our brochure or get a quote.

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