Minute Taking

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone taking minutes in a meeting and beneficial for both new and experienced minute takers. It’s designed for those who need the confidence and skills to produce accurate minutes.

Course Aims & Objectives

The purpose of this course is to explain the various stages of minute taking and teach essential tips and techniques for producing a clear and concise set of minutes.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Record and produce accurate minutes from a meeting
  • Maintain concentration and capture key points when minute taking
  • Structure minutes professionally
  • Devise a plan of work that can be implemented into their job role

Course Outline

  • Course Introduction
  • Personal Preparation
  • The Meeting Structure
  • Actively Listening
  • The Mechanics of Writing
  • Structuring Notes
  • Style of Minutes
  • Recording Decisions and Actions
  • Layout
  • The Final Stages
  • Action Plan


Certificates of attendance will be awarded to delegates upon completion of the course.


1 Day


We can offer courses on company premises for a maximum of 12 delegates or upcoming open courses in your local area.

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