Minute by Minute: Distilling and Documenting Meeting Conversations
This minute-taking course will:
- Outline the difference between a transcript and meeting minutes.
- Allow participants to develop a template to make taking minutes easier.
- Prepare participants to take professional minutes during formal and informal meetings.
- Conference Breakout
- Half-Day Course
- One-Day Course
To ensure that meetings are productive and worth the expense involved, three ingredients are necessary: an assurance of closure, a strong chair or leader, and accurate minutes. After all, if people can't remember or agree on what actually occurred at a meeting, how can the group effectively accomplish its objectives? This program will enable participants to understand their role as a minutes taker and the best techniques for producing minutes that include all the essential information.
At this program's conclusion, participants should be able to:
- Recognize the importance of taking minutes.
- Develop key minute-taking skills, including listening skills, critical thinking, and organization.
- Remedy many of the complaints that beset minute takers.
- Write minutes that are suitable for formal meetings, semi-formal meetings, and action minutes.
- Prepare and maintain a minute book.
The following outline highlights some of the course's key learning points. As part of your training program, we will modify content as needed to meet your business objectives. Upon request, we will provide you with a copy of the participant materials prior to the session(s).
At the program's conclusion, participants will have an understanding of minute-taking techniques: using a to-do list, prioritizing, stopping procrastination, and enlisting assistance from others.
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