Minute taking is an important skill which enables organistions to record decisions made in meetings and also to keep people informed.

Trainer: Eileen Murphy

Cost: £5 to SCVS Member Organisations

Do you dread Minute Taking at meetings? Would you like to increase your confidence and skills? This course guides you through the different styles that are used, providing you with tips, techniques, and simple methods (such as using the agenda to your advantage and how working with the Chair of the meeting can be beneficial to you) to give you the confidence you need to take concise minutes by discovering an easier process.

Course objectives:

  • Be aware of good practices in taking minutes and to have more confidence
  • Understand the purpose of minutes and their different styles
  • Be clear about your role before, during and after the meeting
  • Understand how to work with the chair of the meeting
  • Be aware of how to use the agenda

Please note that if you fail to attend or you provide less than 2 weeks' cancellation notice you will be charged the full amount. If you find that you are unable to attend, we do allow and encourage you to find someone to take your place on the course, if this is possible for us to do for you at the time.

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