Minute-Taker's Workshop Training

0.5 day (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern)

$145.00

Register for a live online class.

Feb 10 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern (closed)

Details

Subjects Covered

Prerequisites

Setup Requirements

Details

Course Details

The Minute-Taker's Workshop is a quick, half-day course for those who find themselves called upon to take minutes but who have little knowledge of how to produce an accurate record of a meeting. You may face ambiguous agreements, a vague agenda, interruptions, a poor chairperson, or any number of complicated issues. This course provides practical guidance on how to overcome these and other problems and to take accurate minutes.

Subjects Covered

Minute-Taker's Workshop

Participants are welcome to bring along a copy of minutes from their latest meeting (non-confidential) to critique and compare (optional).

  • Introductions, Objectives and Agenda
  • Exercise and Discussion of Communication Styles
  • Definitions
  • Purpose of Minutes
  • Misconceptions about Minute-Taking
  • Valuable Minute-Taking Skills
  • What makes a meeting unsuccessful?
  • What makes a meeting successful?
  • Cycle of a Meeting
  • Typical Meeting Structure
  • Meeting Roles and Responsibilities
  • The Minute-Taker Before the Meeting
    • Sample Meeting Checklist
  • The Minute-Taker During the Meeting
  • The Minute-Taker After the Meeting
  • Common Questions
  • Useful Words for Minutes
  • Recording Decisions and Actions
  • Business English for Minutes

Prerequisites

Before Taking this Class

None.

Setup Requirements

Software/Setup For this Class

None.

Onsite Training

Do you have five (5) or more people needing this class and want us to deliver it at your location?