Minutes of meetings

Minutes of meetings

Preparing minutes of meetings answers all your questions and more. How do you keep up with fast-paced debate? Accurate verbatim account or action-focussed note? Can you leave anything out?

How to take notes efficiently and then prepare minutes of meetings that are concise, well-organised and fit for purpose.

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Who is it for?

Perfect for anyone working within a law firm, or other professional setting who is responsible for taking minutes of meetings, including secretaries, paralegals and support staff.

  • PSC Elective accredited
  • PEAT 2 accredited
  • Recommended for SQE Gap training

Course content

E-learning

E-learning overview

This short course provides the techniques you need for planning, taking notes and then writing up effective minutes.

Content

The course covers:

  • Preparation before a meeting
  • Taking notes
  • Turning notes into minutes
  • Approval and circulation of minutes

Outcomes

As a result of completing this course you will:

  • liaise effectively with the Chair so you produce appropriate minutes
  • use the agenda to support your minute-taking
  • prepare your notepad to take notes effectively
  • take notes that can easily be turned into minutes
  • know what to include and what to leave out
  • prepare concise and well-structured minutes

Format

Video, practical exercises, template download and ‘top tips’ pdf download

Delegates

Perfect for anyone working within a law firm, or other professional setting who is responsible for taking minutes of meetings, including secretaries, paralegals and support staff.

Duration

1 hour

Testimonials

Mastering Minutes face-to-face course
"Very well presented, well structured, engaging."
Charles Russell
April 2016

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