Minute Writing Skills Training Course

Our one day Minute Writing Skills training course will provide the skills and techniques required to capture and create effective meeting minutes.

Minute Writing Skills training course
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Delivered as a virtual online course
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Course Overview

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This Minute Writing course looks at the skills and knowledge required to capture and write up effective minutes.

Those who attend this Minute Writing Skills Training Course will:

  • Know the purpose of meeting minutes and their importance
  • Be able to prepare yourself and the tools you need to take minutes
  • Know the rules surrounding grammar and language for meeting minutes
  • Understand the roles in a meeting
  • Know about good and bad minute taking practices
  • What should minutes include and not include
  • Have a range of tools to effectively capture meeting minutes
  • Have the skills to listen effectively
  • Have practiced a number of minute taking scenarios   

Here’s what we cover in our Minute Writing Skills Training Course:

What are Minutes?

  • What are minutes?
  • What goes into meeting minutes?
  • What do good meeting minutes do?

Responsibilities

  • What are the responsibilities of the minute taker?
  • A typical cycle of a meeting and minutes

Preparing for a Meeting

  • What to prepare before attending a meeting?
  • Roberts rules of order
  • What to do at the start, during and at the end of the meeting?

Taking Minutes

  • Tips for good meeting minutes
  • Shortening techniques (truncating words and using symbols and abbreviations)
  • Using a minute taking template
  • Listening effectively
  • Structuring minutes

Writing Up Minutes

  • Translating your notes
  • Laying out your structure
  • Writing your minutes

 Skills Practice

  • Practising writing minutes using videos to observe meetings

If you opt to have this course delivered in-house, the content above can be tweaked and changed to ensure the course meets your specific needs.

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Public Open Course

Our Minute Writing Skills course is run as an open course. The course is delivered as an online virtual training course.

The course is fun and interactive with plenty of opportunity to practice the skills from the course.

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£195 + VAT per person
Group discounts available
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Bring This Course In-House

We can deliver this Minute Writing Skills training course as an in-house course for your business. We can deliver this as either a virtual online course or in person at your organisation. To find out more about how in-house delivery works and to get a quote, click below.
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