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Minute Taking Training Course Outline

Module 1: Role of a Minute Taker

  • Introduction
  • Who is a Minute Taker?
  • Roles and Skills of a Minute Taker
  • Challenges and Solutions
  • Meeting Agreements

Module 2: Minutes Styles

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

Module 3: Techniques for Preparing Minutes

  • Writing Minutes
  • Editing Minutes

Module 4: Interactive Meetings

  • Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting
  • Role of the Facilitator in an Interactive Meeting
  • Members More Able to Participate
  • Role of the Minute Taker at an Interactive Meeting

Module 5: Developing Your Minute Taking Skills

  • Appearances
  • A Personal Action Plan

Module 6: Listening Skills

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

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Who should attend this Minute Taking Training Course?

The Minute Taking Course is designed for anyone who wants to improve their process of recording the discussions and decisions made during a meeting. The following professionals can benefit from attending this course:

  • Administrative Professionals
  • Executive Assistants
  • Secretaries
  • Personal Assistants
  • Office Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • HR Professionals
  • Board Secretaries

Prerequisites of the Minute Taking Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for the Minute Taking Course. However, a basic understanding of meetings and how they work would be beneficial for delegates.

Minute Taking Training Course Overview

Efficient Minute Taking is important for writing down and keeping important information from meetings and talks. If you want to be a PA or Secretary, being good at this can help you a lot. When you can write down and organise the important stuff talked about in meetings, it shows that you're good at your job. It also ensures everyone knows what's going on and who's responsible for what is important for PA and Secretarial Courses.

Being good at Minute Taking is super important for people who want to be Personal Assistants, Secretaries, or work in support roles. These jobs often need careful writing down of what happens in meetings, what decisions are made, and what needs to be done next, and it needs to be done exactly right. Also, bosses and leaders can get a lot out of being good at this, because it makes things go smoother and helps them make better decisions.

This intensive 1-day Minute Taking Training Course is designed to teach you all the important things you need to know to take good minutes. You'll do things like talk with others and practice writing down what's important. After the Minute Taking Course, you'll feel more confident and be better at your job, which will help the whole team communicate better and make smarter choices.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the fundamental principles of Minute Taking
  • To develop proficiency in active listening and note-taking techniques
  • To learn how to create structured and concise meeting minutes
  • To enhance their ability to document action items, decisions, and follow-ups effectively
  • To gain practical experience in real-time Minute Taking scenarios
  • To cultivate time-management skills for efficient Minute Taking
  • To learn to adapt to various meeting dynamics and communication styles
  • To receive valuable feedback and personalised guidance for continuous improvement

After completing the Minute Taking Course, delegates will receive a certification that recognises their newfound skills and competence in Minute Taking. This certification will not only validate their expertise but also open doors to enhanced career opportunities.

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What’s included in this Minute Taking Training Course?      

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors          
  • Minute Taking Training Certificate        
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ghent is the capital of the East Flanders Province and is the largest city in the East Flanders Province. Starting off as a settlement, Ghent has become one of the largest and richest cities in Northern Europe. Ghent has around 250,000 people living there. Ghent is the home to Ghent University which was established in 1817 by King William 1 of the Netherlands. Ghent University is a research university, which became the first Dutch speaking University in 1930. Ghent University is one of the largest Flemish Universities, housing over 41,000 students. Ghent is ranked among some of the best Universities in the world. Ghent produced many notable alumni such as Marguerite Legot, who was the first Belgian woman to serve as a government minister and Guy Verhofstadt, a former Prime Minister of Belgium. 

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Gordunakaai 59, 9000 

Gent, 

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T: +32 35001305

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Minute Taking Course | Minute Taking Training in Ghent FAQs

Minute taking is the process of documenting the key information, decisions, and actions during a meeting to create an official record.
This Minute Taking Course enhances your ability to record meetings accurately and efficiently, ensuring vital information is captured and actionable items are clearly documented.
Delegates develop keen listening, precise notetaking, objective summarisation skills, and the ability to discern key points during discussions.
There are no formal prerequisites to attend this Minute Taking Course.
The duration of this Minute Taking Course is 1 day.
It covers effective listening, note-taking strategies, understanding meeting terminologies, and techniques to summarise and present minutes clearly.
A proficient minute taker is attentive, discerning, impartial, organised, and possesses excellent written communication skills.
It ensures meetings are productive, decisions are documented, actions are tracked, and organisational memory is preserved, facilitating accountability and continuity.
Accurate minute-taking captures essential discussions, agreements, and action items, fostering clear communication, ensuring team alignment, and aiding in effective follow-up.
The Knowledge Academy stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking Minute Taking Certification Course.
The training fees for Minute Taking Training certification in Ghent starts from €1195
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Minute Taking Training.
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