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Successful Meetings and Minutes

The Successful Meetings and Minutes training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

Help save wasted hours and make your mark in the office. A core role in any office admin, secretarial or PA job is supporting your team, aiding productivity and efficiency in an otherwise manic world.

Course Duration: 6 – 8 hours

CPD Points: 7

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Lesson One: what minutes are, the cycle of a meeting, different types of meeting, the purposes and benefits of meetings, the roles of chair, attendee and minute taker, the tasks that a minute taker might undertake before the meeting, notice of the meeting, arranging the venue and refreshments, preparing the agenda, dealing with documents that may be needed for a meeting, distributing the agenda, last minute preparations.

Lesson Two: definition of the role of the minute taker, preparation for the start of the meeting, the four steps of listening, skills to speed up your note taking, what to note down in a meeting, the importance of the liaison between minute taker and chair, confidence, assertiveness.

Lesson Three: grammar, spelling, punctuation, vocabulary, how to use reported speech, word processing skills, proofreading, typing up the minutes, distributing the minutes.

This course is designed for you if your role involves taking notes or minutes at meetings, for example if you work as a Secretary, Administrator, PA, EA or Office Manager.

To teach you to understand the different types of meetings, how they run and how best to organise your role as minute taker.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

ITA (Individual Training Account) funding may be available for this course subject to eligibility. Please contact us for more information.

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