Writing Minutes of Meetings

Writing minutes of meetings present great challenges to the author – concentrating during highly detailed conversations, capturing the right level of detail during the meeting and writing it up in a useful way for the attendees post meeting. Your minutes are powerful as they can become official records for the organisation and personally, can be a testimony to your competence.
This program presents many useful tips and templates to help you write accurate, organised and purposeful minutes quickly and confidently.

Tailored Meeting Minutes Writing training program – virtual or in-house delivery – Melbourne – Sydney – Brisbane – Adelaide – Perth – Hobart – Darwin – Canberra – all regional areas – Asia – and anywhere else

Duration

  • Half-day face-to-face or
  • 1 x 3.5 hours live virtual training.

Designed for you

This program is suited for any team member who is required to take the minutes for a meeting. It will focus on real examples and templates prepared within the organisation.

Outcomes

Learn how to:

  • Differentiate between good and poor minutes
  • Use meeting documents to the ensure the best outcomes
  • Prepare for a meeting
  • Take notes within the meeting using a variety of methods
  • Work with the chairperson throughout the meeting
  • Identify appropriate information from the meeting notes to insert into the minutes
  • Compose concise and grammatically correct sentences with the reader in mind
  • Use formatting techniques to enable quick comprehension
  • Eliminate unnecessary words from the minutes.

Delivered in-house at your premises or in an online virtual classroom

We deliver our training programs either through:

All our facilitators are certified in COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control Training by the Australian Department of Health. Therefore, you can rest assured we will deliver safe face-to-face workshops in collaboration with you.

Writing Minutes group training – using your documents

Where relevant, we will use your organisation’s internal formats, templates and style guide.

We will also use anonymised examples of participants’ writing in the workshop. With this material the facilitator:

  • Assesses their writing ability
  • Gains a thorough understanding of the written work they prepare
  • Extracts examples for use as training material within the program.

Ask us how we apply this to your organisation.

Approach

We’ll discuss your needs and create a minute and agenda writing course that perfectly suits the audience and the documents they write. We’ll adjust this highly interactive workshop to the level of the participants. Participants will use their own documents to immediately apply their new writing skills. Ask us how we can tailor a writing training program to suit your needs:

  • call 1300 655 098
  • start a chat at the bottom of our page
  • send us a message.

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