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Course Duration

1 day(s)

Course Fee

(includes course material, lunch and light refreshments)

Course Schedule

01/07/2015 - 01/07/2015
02/09/2015 - 02/09/2015
02/10/2015 - 02/10/2015
03/11/2015 - 03/11/2015
03/12/2015 - 03/12/2015

Course Location

The Irish Times Building, 24 - 28 Tara Street, Dublin 2

This course can also be offered on a tailored in-company basis.

“The tutor was excellent, great expertise, communications and personality. Superb.”

This Minute Taking course is designed to introduce participants to best practice in minute taking while ensuring that accurate, succinct, objective and business-like records are maintained. It will remove the hassle factor and uncertainly from the minute taking process.

Course Benefits

  • Enhance participants’ minute writing skills and develop the full potential of their roles as committee secretaries
  • Prepare and agree agendas with greater confidence
  • Step through the minute taking process
  • Develop the committee secretary’s role more fully
  • Clarify the committee’s minuting requirements 
  • Record, structure, draft and edit minutes more effectively

Course Programme

  • Role of committee secretary before, during and after meetings
  • Asserting the role and managing expectations
  • Drafting and agreeing agenda items and order of business
  • Developing listening skills for meetings
  • Taking effective notes quickly
  • Writing and editing minutes

Where possible, delegates should bring a sample of minutes they have produced or of the type of minutes they will be expected to produce.

What's Next?
Chairing Meetings
Time Management

Minute Taking

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