Overview

No matter who you are or what you do, whether at work or in the community, you are involved in meetings. 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 e ectively accomplish its objectives?


Duration

1 day

Outline



Module 1: The Role of a Minute Taker
Module 2: The Skills of a Minute Taker
Module 3: Meeting Agreements
Module 4: Styles of Minutes
Module 5: What Do I Record?
Module 6: Techniques for Preparing Minutes
Module 7: Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting
Module 8: The Minute Book
SAQA UD ID: 12153 - Use the writing process to compose texts required in the business environment
SAQA UD ID: 13934 - Plan and prepare meeting communications




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