Minute Taking Courses

A fun and interactive course for those interested in finding new and efficient methods to take minutes at committee, business and formal meetings. 

We offer customised in house training courses. Email us with your enquiry.

We offer customised in house training courses. Email us with your enquiry.

We offer customised in house training courses. Email us with your enquiry.

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We can offer customised in house training courses.

 Email us with your enquiry.

Minute Taking course overview

This course will allow attendees to gain knowledge and an understanding of the diverse role of the administrator and develop skills and strategies necessary for the effective functioning of this pivotal position.

COURSE OUTLINE | DURATION:  1 day

  • Recognise the common challenges involved in minute taking
  • Identify the requirements of effective meetings
  • Identify tools available to record minutes
  • Identify different types of minute templates and minute styles and at what meetings to use them
  • Use an action points list effectively
  • Write effective minutes (includes practical exercises)
    – Use three proven techniques to make minute taking easier
  • – Determine what needs to be recorded
  • – Use a three step approach to recording discussion
  • – Understand formal meeting procedures in relation to recording motions and amendments correctly
  • Review the process for taking in committee minutes
  • Effective record keeping
  • Recognise the legal issues relating to minute taking
  • Effective agenda formulation
"Thank you for sharing all your wisdom with us yesterday, I found it a very insightful and useful day."
GEORGIE WADE
TIMARU DISTRICT COUNCIL
"Best course I've ever been to...really enjoyed it."
ABBIGAIL SURRIDGE
PGG WRIGHTSON SEEDS LINCOLN