Effective Minute Taking Course - In-house

Courtney Associates (Global)
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1 day
Next available date: Enquire for more information - United Kingdom
Corporate Training for Teams

Effective Minute Taking Course - In-house

Minute Taking Class

A Masterclass in Minute Taking - 1-day In-House Course

The problems associated with effective minute taking often come down to issues related to communication, listening, co-operation and organisational skills.

This 1-day Masterclass in Effective Minute Taking was created to help participants maximise their minute taking skills for use in a range of different environments including formal meetings, informal encounters, and action planning scenarios. The main focus of the course will be on building a professional level of skill at minute taking. This also requires the development of competency in:

  • Critical thinking
  • Listening
  • Organising
  • Communicating

Participants will also develop a deeper understanding of their body language and how it can be used to improve their minute taking, as well as their ability to build rapport with both the chairperson and meeting attendees.&

Suitability - Who should attend?

A Masterclass in Minute Taking is suitable for those whose work involves minute taking activities including receptionists, administrators, PAs, secretaries. and other professionals looking to improve the quality of their minute taking for work-based situations.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Training Course Content

The course covers the following topics:

  • The Role of the Minute Taker
  • What is a Minute Taker?
  • Problems and Solutions
  • The Skills of a Minute Taker
  • Key Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Critical Thinking skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Meeting Agreements
  • The Chair
  • The Minute Taker
  • The Participant
  • Minute Styles
  • Formal
  • Informal
  • Action minutes
  • What to Record
  • Techniques for Preparing Minutes
  • Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting
  • The Minute Book
  • Action Planning


Courtney Associates can deliver this course to 5 or more members of your team at your workplace, anywhere in the UK as an In-House programme which can save your company both time and money.

It can be delivered exactly as shown in the course outline, or customised to include company- or industry-specific case studies and terminology at no extra cost. Alternatively, Courtney Associates can develop an entirely bespoke programme to meet the specific needs of your organisation.

Please complete the "Enquiry Form" below or contact us on 0800 158 8314 for a competitive quote with no obligation.

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Courtney Associates (Global)

Courtney Associates is a leading Management Development & Training Consultancy that has specialised in providing training solutions to both businesses and individual learners for the past 30 years. We offer a full range of Public Courses that are delivered in...

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Gareth Morgan-Richardson
Relevant course, concise content. The course was well pitched and Val's knowledge shone through.
Stephanie Cawood
An excellent course. I picked up lots of useful tips and tricks. I really benefitted from today and the course trainer, Val was lovely. I would recommend this course.
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