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Minute Taking Training Course Outline

This Minute Taking course covers the following topics:

The Role of a Minute Taker

  • What is a Minute Taker?
  • Problems and Solutions
  • The Skills of a Minute Taker
  • Meeting Agreements

Minutes Styles

  • Choosing a Style
  • Formal Minutes
  • Action Minutes
  • Informal Minutes
  • Recording Motions and Resolutions
  • What to Record

Techniques for Preparing Minutes

  • Writing Minutes
  • Editing Minutes

Interactive Meetings

  • Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting
  • The Role of the Facilitator in an Interactive Meeting
  • Members more able to Participate
  • The Role of the Minute Taker at an Interactive Meeting
  • The Minute Book

Developing your Minute Taking Skills

  • Appearances
  • A Personal Action Plan

Listening Skills

  • Active Listening
  • Repercussions of Poor Listening
  • Non-verbal Communication Skills
  • Paralinguistic
  • Background Interference
  • Surrounding Interferences
  • Misunderstandings, Misconceptions and Poor Judgement
  • Judgemental Interference
  • Avoid Misunderstanding

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Who should attend this Minute Taking Training Course?

This course is suited to any individual who is required to take notes or minutes at meetings. There are a variety of people who may benefit from attending Minute Taking training. Specific professional roles may include:

  • Secretaries
  • PAs
  • Administrative Assistants


There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Minute Taking Course Training Overview

This course educates candidates on the responsibilities of a minute taker and to recognise the importance of taking factually accurate minutes.

It is possible for several issues to arise when taking minutes, hence, this course covers how to overcome any problems. Furthermore, this course will help candidates develop their own minute style that is congruent and adaptable to a variety of situations.

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What's included in this Minute Taking Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

What our customers are saying

Minute Taking Training FAQs


Soft Skills are a group of features needed to carry out interpersonal exchange.
The benefits of Minute Taking Training course are: Set up a meeting effectively and to ensure maximum attendance. Develop an appreciation of the importance of preparation before the meeting. Know about minutes styles and different kinds of meetings. It helps to improve listening skills.
We deliver regular Minute Taking courses in a range of state-of-the-art venues all over the UK and worldwide. Therefore, it is easy to find a training venue near you.
This training course includes The Knowledge Academy courseware folder, refreshments, and certificates.
The qualities of Minute Taker include Listening skills, Assertiveness skills, good command of the written language, and a sound critical thinker.
The Minute taking is essential for meetings because minutes are used to create a business document, decisions made concerning these issues, and which makes them a useful review document.
The price for Minute Taking Training certification in Australia starts from AUD1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Minute Taking Training.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

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