Organise meetings

BSBADM405 – Organise meetings – Nationally Recognised & Accredited Training

Organise meetings – Course Outline (PDF Printable version)

General Information

Duration: Half day, 4 hours

Cost: $325 GST‐Exempt (Includes training manual)

Who should attend?

• Administrative staff, PA’s, receptionists, coordinators
• Fundraising officers, writers, editors, publication coordinator analysts
• Legal assistants, project/operation officers
• Anyone trying to improve the quality of their minutes


Section 1:
Description of various types of meetings and the roles of the people who attend them

Section 2:
Differentiate between your activities at the formal vs. an informal meeting

Section 3:
Have checklist of the key things a minute taker should arrange before, during and after a meeting

Section 4:
Know how a basic meeting should run and how it achieves its objectives

Section 5:
Appreciate the objectives of the notice of a Meeting, write an effective Notice and outline guidelines of distributing Notice of Meetings

Section 6:
Understand how to prepare a meeting agenda and know the guidelines for compiling and distributing effective agendas

Section 7:
Be familiar with preparation of various types of minutes and have practical guidelines for effective minute taking

Section 8:
Demonstrate effective minutes taking skills, practiced in a structured role‐play situation

Section 9:
Understand the most commonly used meeting terminology and jargon

Section 10:
Be familiar with the working of formal meetings, such as Annual General Meetings and the role of a minute taker at these meeting