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Successful Minute Taking and Meetings Workshop

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There are good meetings and there are bad meetings. Bad meetings seem like they are never going to end, you never seem to get to the point, and you leave wondering why you were even present. Effective meetings need structure and order. Without these elements they can go on forever and not accomplish a thing. Do your hands cramp up at the thought of recording meeting minutes? Do you question what information you should record and what you should leave out? You’re not alone. and that is why we are here to help.

This one-day workshop aims to take the pain out of meetings and to introduce staff to the principles and techniques involved. Throughout the day, the trainer will take you through a step-by-step approach to producing effective minutes – giving templates to help you produce structured agendas and take notes effectively.

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  • Training Centres (5 Locations)
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What will you learn?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Save valuable time and gain confidence in your role as minute taker.
  • Work in partnership effectively with the chair and colleagues when preparing the agenda, meeting papers and minutes.
  • Recognise your own barriers to active listening – and overcome them – to help maintain concentration and capture key points.
  • Try out new, tried and tested note-taking techniques.
  • Pick out key points from discussions.
  • Ultimately produce a clear, concise set of minutes.

What is covered on the Course?


  • Before the Meeting - Guidance on How to Set up a Meeting

    The importance of a structured agenda to guide people through a meeting; The minute-taker and the chair – working in partnership

  • The Difference Between Hearing and Actively Listening

    Maintaining concentration when interest is fading; Tips to overcome personal barriers to listening

  • Note-Taking – There is More than One Way

    Different ways to take notes in different situations; What information is not necessary to note?; Do the action points stand out with time-frames and those responsible?

  • Conduct a Meeting Effectively

    Using various techniques to make people interact with each other; Dealing with problematic attendees; Controlling flow and time; Encouraging participation from all attendees

Who should attend? This course is designed for those who need the confidence and skills to produce accurate minutes.

How does it Work?

Onsite Training is when we come to you to provide training on your premises or at a location of your choice. Not only will we run the course at a time and venue that suits you, we will also develop a unique programme particular to the developmental, cultural and business requirements of your company.

What's Involved?


Step 1 | After initial discussions, you meet with our training specialist. Here you both work together to design and sculpt a more comprehensive programme outline.

Step 2 | From this outline, a course is designed which addresses your exact needs. Sometimes this involves a completely new course designed from scratch, this depends on your needs.

Step 3 | Once you're happy with everything, the trainer will deliver the course at a venue of your choice on a date that suits.

Step 4 | Once complete, feedback will be gathered from delegates to ascertain the ‘true’ impact. And finally a report will be compiled for you outlining outcomes alongside your stated objectives.

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Dublin | Training Centre 10 February 2018 14 14 Fully Booked
Dublin | Training Centre 12 May 2018 14 10 Book Now

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