Better Minute Taking

Better Minute Taking

Better Minute Taking – Course Outline (PDF Printable version)

General Information

Duration: Half day, 3.5 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

Content

Section 1:  Role and Responsibilities of a Minute Taker

  • Role of a Minute Taker
  • Responsibilities of a Minute Taker
  • Group Activities

Section 2:  Skills of a Minute Taker

  • Key skills
  • Active listening
  • Group Activities
  • Critical Thinking
  • Organisational Skills

Section 3:  Various Styles of Meeting Minutes

  • Various styles
  • Legislation
  • Content
  • Templates
  • Group Activities

Section 4:  Note-Taking Techniques

  • Equipment for writing minutes
  • Speed
  • Group Activities
  • Setting up note paper

Section 5:  Transcribe, edit, distribute and file minutes

  • Transcribe and Edit
  • Proof Read
  • Group Activities
  • Distribute
  • Approve
  • File & Store