A good set of minutes will show the reasons why decisions were reached, what those decisions were and the individual action points that will make them a reality. This course is aimed at people whose job involves taking formal or informal meeting minutes.
On this course, participants will learn the role and responsibilities of the minute taker, the basic elements of effective minute taking, and tips and techniques to ensure that the meetings’ minutes are accurate, objective and a true reflection of the decisions taken.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Prepare for meetings as the minute taker
Identify and overcome common obstacles to effective listening
Select and use an appropriate note taking technique
Note the relevant points from discussions
Produce a clear, concise, and appropriately worded set of minutes
Follow conventions for the format of minutes