No matter who you are or what you do, whether at work or in the community, you are involved in meetings. And meetings are costly, even if they are held in a company boardroom. To ensure meetings are productive and worth the expense involved, three ingredients are necessary: An assurance of closure, a strong chair or leader, and accurate minutes. It has been said that if the minutes of a meeting are not accurate, then the meeting may just as well not have taken place.
If people can’t remember or agree on what actually occurred at a meeting, how can the group effectively accomplish its objectives? This one-day workshop helps minute-takers understand their role and the best techniques for producing minutes that include all the essential information needed.
- Recognize the importance of minute-taking and be able to use them to their advantage.
- Be able to remedy many of the complaints that beset minute-takers
- Be able to write minutes that are suitable for formal meetings, semi-formal meetings and action minutes.
- Develop the essential skills of an effective minute-taker