Minute Takers Training

Group training and workshop options accessible in Gold Coast, Adelaide, Darwin, Sydney, Parramatta, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane. Available also as a one on one coaching session, or workshop. Check out the public workshop tab.

Are you required to take minutes for a meeting? Would you like your team to know more about Minute Taking? This training session is great for those who need those extra skills required by minute takers. Important ways to increase note taking and effectively maintaining correct information from meetings. Learning what to record, who the decision makers are and how to effectively record minutes are skills that this session will bring out. Provide your team with both the knowledge and the skills required to become an effective minute taker.

Accurate minute taking is an important exercise for individuals who are time stricken over deadlines and meeting appointments. This course is designed to help individuals become more time-conscious in business meetings and speeches. You will learn how to become an efficient minute taker and be able to prepare and take fast, effective notes at presentations and meetings.

The decisions made from the meetings your organisation holds could cost your organisation. To make sure these decisions are correct and your minutes are of value, you may need training in this area. This training session is an interesting and skills based format allowing your team to benefit straight away from the session. Learn how to record quality meeting minutes and understand the importance of correct minute taking.

We can include mock up meetings, activities and information to create an interactive and custom session to suit your needs. Included with all our training is the option to have a workbook customised to suit your industry and team needs. Learn more about how Paramount can assist.

The Minute-Taker’s Workshop

Lesson 1

Course Overview

  • Getting To Know
  • About Workshop
  • Learning Objectives
  • Personal Objectives

Lesson 2

The Role of a Minute Taker

  • What is a Minute-Taker
  • The Purpose of Minutes
  • Problems and Solutions

Lesson 3

The Skills of a Minute Taker

  • Listening Skills
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Organization Skills

Lesson 4

Meeting Agreements

  • Take Away and Customize Template

Lesson 5

Minutes Styles

  • Choosing a Style
  • Formal Minutes
  • Informal Minutes
  • Action Minutes

Lesson 6

What Do I Record?

  • Recording Motions and Resolutions

Lesson 7

Techniques for Preparing Minutes

  • Organizing Methods
  • Writing Drafts Techniques
  • Proofreading Techniques

Lesson 8

Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting

  • The Role of the Facilitator
  • Taking Minutes at an Interactive Meeting

Lesson 9

The Minute Book

  • How to Build & Maintain A Minute Book

Lesson 10

Workshop Wrap-Up

  • Personal Action Plan
  • Recommended Reading List
  • Course Evaluation
  • General Evaluation
  • Final Thoughts
Additional Modules and Sample Sections

Recognize the Importance of Minute-Taking

The Minute Takers role within a meeting is vital for a productive outcome. If minutes are incorrectly recorded, information is missed and discussions overlooked, your meetings will be less likely to improve or grow your business. The minute takers role becomes a vital one and our trainer illustrates the value and importance of this role.

Develop key minute-taking skills, including listening skills, critical thinking, and organization

Base foundation skills are required to become an effective minute taker. Learning how to use these base skills in an advanced level will increase performance and individual ability. Our trainer will assist with the needed skills within the training session. Each participant will be able to improve on existing skills.

Be able to remedy many of the complaints that beset minute-takers

There are common issues that Minute Takers experience within the workplace. As our trainers assist organisations across Australia, we are able to provide insight into the common complaints and solutions for the issues that Minute Takers come across.

Be able to write minutes that are suitable for formal meetings, semi-formal meetings, and action minutes

Does the writing style change for the different types of meetings you hold? Would you like to know more about how you can create the most effective minutes for your organisation? This section here provides details on the writing styles and formats required by different types of meetings or organisations.

Be an Efficient Minute-Taker in any Type of Meeting

A practical look at how to become an efficient minute-taker in every meeting no matter what type or style. We provide activities to assist with the application of many of the skills here.

Be able to Prepare and Maintain a Minute Book

How do you prepare a minute book? Our trainer here will discuss with participants how to not only prepare a minute book, we also show participants how to maintain it.

Customised Training Session For Teams (Included No Charge)

Paramount understands that many people learn differently. This is why when our company provides training courses to our growth-minded clients, we also include an optional customisation service for any and all the courses we have in our inventory. Indeed, our customisations have a wide range, from font size to aesthetic design. Any alterations our clients choose will be attended upon their specific instruction and request by our skilled team of writers, editors, and researchers. Just make the request, and our team will get right to personalising your course.

In-House Customised training benefits:

  • Flexible length – You choose the length of the session
  • Highly Effective Team/Industry Specific
  • Certificate of Completion (Professional Grade)
  • Create a Team Building environment
  • Cost effective – Group rate discount
  • Printed courseware (No need to download or use an App to read)

Creating Content (Contact us for Quotation)

Our company focuses on producing training courses for the growth-minded individual and company.. Our clients can always refer to our comprehensive library for topics that they want to use for training courses, but if they can’t find what they want, then we would be more than happy to develop the course for them by request. Contact us for details on how we can create you something unique and more specific to your training objectives or needs. Our developers and researchers are ready to help create your very own courseware.

Instructor Led Online

Download Certificate of Completion $495 inc GST
Printed and Posted Certificate of Completion $515 inc GST

For this kind of session you can have the same high quality Paramount training service but in a 1 on 1 online training session. Also available is an option for a professional certificate to be posted to you upon completion of the course.

Public Workshop at a Venue

Details:

  • Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Small Number of participants per workshop, average 5 people, max 12
  • Lunch and refreshments are included

Details:

  • Pay on Invoice or by Credit Card
  • Professional Grade Certificate of Completion Provided
  • Comprehensive courseware and materials

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Sydney
Level 1, 111 Harrington Street Sydney NSW 2000
Aug 17
1 day course
$495.00
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1 day course
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1 day course
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Perth
Level1 Cloisters, 863 Hay Street Perth WA 600
Aug 17
1 day course
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Nov 19
1 day course
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1 day course
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Brisbane
24/215 Adelaide Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Aug 17
1 day course
$495.00
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Nov 19
1 day course
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Feb 19
1 day course
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Melbourne
123 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Aug 17
1 day course
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Nov 19
1 day course
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Feb 19
1 day course
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Adelaide
19 Young Street Adelaide SA 5000
Aug 17
1 day course
$495.00
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Nov 19
1 day course
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Feb 19
1 day course
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Canberra
4 National Circuit Canberra ACT 2600
Aug 17
1 day course
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Nov 19
1 day course
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1 day course
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