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Minute-Taking Made Easy

 

About the seminar


The ability to take clear and concise minutes that accurately reflect the decisions taken and actions agreed at important meetings is an essential requirement for anyone working in the public sector. The aims of this highly practical seminar are to provide participants with the skills and tools to become effective minute-takers and to build personal confidence in their own abilities.

The workshop-style seminar covers the A to Z of taking minutes, from preparing effectively for a meeting to reviewing the finished minutes. Participants learn about best practice, including how to create an effective agenda, how to listen more effectively and ways to note salient points quickly and clearly. To achieve this, participants experience every stage of the minute-taking process, including taking online minutes of a video discussion.

 

Learning Objectives


•Preparing effectively for a meeting
•Using a template to take clear, concise notes
•Listening more effectively (and understanding what to leave out)
•Using simple techniques to transform your writing style
•Incorporating useful phrases
•Creating an efficient structure and layout
•Editing and proofreading minutes

 

Intended Audience


This seminar is designed for those who are required to take minutes but have never received formal training as well as public sector employees who will have to take minutes in the future
and want to be able to understand and apply best practice. It will also be of interest to anyone who would like to polish their minute-taking skills.

 

Course Tutor


Our trainer is highly experienced and a former journalist who specialises in delivering Writing Skills courses for the public and private sectors. She is a former lecturer on an MA in Journalism course as well as an author.

To read a blog piece on Minute-Taking, you can do so by clicking here 

 

 

Full Course Details


Title: Minute Taking Made Easy
Date: Tuesday October 27th 2022
Time: 9.30-13.00
CPD: 3.5 CPD Hours
Method of Delivery
: Online
Fee: €295

 

Tailored Training 


All of our open programmes can also be run on an in-house basis. For more information, see our page on In-House Training.

 

Booking


Multiple Delegate Discount

3+ Delegates – 5% Discount
5+ Delegates – 10% Discount
10+ Delegates – 20% Discount

To avail of our multiple delegate discount for 3 or more delegates, you must email registrations@pai.ie with the name and details of all those you wish to book. All those you wish to book on must be booked at the same time.

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Minute Taking - October
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