Minute Writing and Note Taking

Course: HTA09017

THIS ONE DAY COURSE IS FOR:

anyone who is required to take notes at meetings and produce a comprehensive and accurate set of minutes.

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO HELP YOU:

develop your confidence and ability to take accurate notes, and produce concise minutes of meetings. The workshop introduces note taking and minute writing skills in an informative and participative way. It offers delegates the chance to spend time discussing their main challenges and an opportunity to practise the skills discussed by means of “live” meetings exercises.

THIS COURSE WILL GIVE YOU:

skills to build good working relationships with the chair; develop confidence when taking notes at meetings using a really powerful note-taking technique that enables you to minimise the amount of writing and maximise your ability to observe what’s going on around the table; and produce an accurate, well-structured and comprehensive set of minutes.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

• Planning and preparing adequately for taking notes of meetings – the note taker’s responsibilities
• Applying active listening skills and note-taking techniques to ensure an accurate account of discussions
• Developing key skills required for relevant, well-structured and concise minute writing
• Improving their self-confidence when dealing with people at meetings