Minute Taking

  • Minute taking is a vital skill for all administrative staff at Brookes. It is important for administrators to become experts in minute taking in order to support boards and committee meetings where issues are discussed and decisions are made. Minutes are the formal record of what happened at the meeting. If it isn’t in the minutes, then it never happened!

    This bitesize workshop introduces minute taking for formal and informal meetings and provides the opportunity to practice minute taking in a group.

    This 3 hour course covers:

    • The key components of minutes

    • The meeting cycle

    • The agenda - why have one?

    • Dealing with the challenges of minute taking

    • Legal considerations

    • The skills for minute taking

    • Minute taking skills practice in a group