Minute Taking Add On


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This course takes place in a 1 day format. It demonstrates a systematic, approach to minute taking in meetings. The learning process is completed with an excellent practical session.

“Excellent session, well run” – Delegate from Barclays PLC


To provide the knowledge and skills needed to research and build understanding of the subject of any meeting. The ability to clearly identify any key points and then record them accurately. The capability of preparing and delivering final minutes that are concise and easily understood. Finally, effective template production for formal minute delivery.

Course Format

An intensive one day course. The course contains highly interactive tuition and practical examples, to consolidate the learning.

Course Content

Genres of minutes and writing styles

Create the agenda

The duties of key people: the Chairperson and the minute taker

Gaining a good rapport with the Chairman

Applying the agenda

Practical exercises; Taking notes, sorting the information effectively and allocate importance

Characteristics of good minutes; Correcting poor minutes; What are bad minutes 

Overcoming bad writing style such as the passive voice. Correct the tone and ensure use of business english.

Dates and Duration

Full-time intensive workshop for one day; for course dates see schedule.

Course Requirements

Good Standard: English Language written and spoken.


CPD Certificate

Gain a good understanding of the minute-taker’s role

A checklist of for all the things to be included in minutes; ensuring accuracy, brevity and clarity minutes

Strong comprehension of the relationship between the minute-taker and the chair

Strong understanding of the correct functions of a formal meeting

Confidence in listening techniques and better concentration.