Minute Taking Course
Minute taking is an essential part of business meetings. The minute taker must be skilled at producing clear and concise minutes to support the business and to ensure the meeting is a success.
This course will familiarise you with the minute taking process, including preparation, note taking during the meeting, and producing the final Minutes document. Upon completion, you will understand the importance of minute taking and have the information you need to feel confident and capable of your ability.
- Developed by business professionals
- Accredited by CPD
- Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
- Full audio voiceover
- Approximate duration: 2 hours
- On completion, certificate is posted the next working day
The course is designed for anyone who is in a secretarial or minute taking role and wanting to strengthen their minute taking skills. It is also suitable for those who are starting out as a minute taker and are unsure where to begin. It will prove particularly useful if you feel anxious, confused, or simply wish to enhance your ability to effectively take notes and produce professional, comprehensive Minutes with confidence.
||What minute taking is, why it's important, the role of the minute taker, what needs to be recorded, the chairperson and key definitions.
||What the agenda is, agenda items, reading the agenda, preparing templates, research, equipment needed and to be avoided, arranging for other equipment and documents.
||During the Meeting
||What to do upon entering the meeting, how to take effective minutes, focusing on action points, asking questions, maintaining focus, organising a break, recording motions and minute taking tips.
||After the Meeting
||How to write the final minutes, what to include, when to write it, styles of writing, action points, useful terminology and the finished minutes.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will
be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically, so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass, don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.