People frequently find themselves called upon to take minutes, with little guidance on how they are expected to produce an accurate record of what took place. Ambiguous agreements, a vague agenda, interruptions and a poor chairperson, are just some of the factors that can make this a daunting task.
This interactive course provides practical guidance on how to overcome most problems faced by minute takers and to achieve accurate minute taking. Delegates learn not only how to overcome the usual problems faced by minute takers, but also develop a toolkit of personal skills which will boost their confidence in writing accurate minutes.
Who is this course for?
Anyone charged with, or about to take responsibility for, taking minutes at meetings.
What will you get out of it?
|09:00||Registration & tea/coffee|
|What are minutes and why are they kept?
|The role of the minute taker
|The problems with minute taking
|Understanding the nature of meetings
|11:15||The skills of effective minute writing
|Minute taking in practice
An interactive exercise in minute taking through which all the points from the programme will beapplied, thus creating learning points for personal development.
|15:45||Essential communication skills for successful minute taking
As the Managing Director of TMF Training, he develops and delivers a wide range of management workshops and training programmes.
Together with Rob Robson, Philip has been delivering courses through TMF over a number of years and to a variety of audiences, both nationally and internationally.
Philip’s training style is highly participative and interactive; his delivery is thought provoking and challenging. He continually questions the status quo and encourages others to do the same; to explore to re-examine and to think creatively to see if there is ‘a better way’. In a global competitive environment with intense pressure to deliver results, this is an approach he rigorously defends.
Date: Wednesday 14 October
Venue: William Fry, 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm
CPD: 6 hours
*Course price to include a copy of the book Effective Minute Taking for every delegate.
Non-members to receive 6 months' free professional subscriber membership.
We are very grateful to William Fry for sponsoring and hosting this course.