Effective Minute Taking Course

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  • Start Date

    20 Oct, 2020

  • End Date

    23 Oct, 2020

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi available

Event Details

This course educates candidates on the responsibilities of a minute taker and to recognise the importance of taking factually accurate minutes.

It is possible for a number of issues to arise when taking minutes, hence, this course covers how to overcome any problems and help candidates develop their own minute style that is adaptable to a different situations.



The Role of a Minute Taker

  • What is a Minute Taker?
  • Problems and Solutions
  • The Skills of a Minute Taker
  • Meeting Agreements


Minutes Styles

  • Choosing a Style
  • Formal Minutes
  • Action Minutes
  • Informal Minutes
  • Recording Motions and Resolutions
  • What to Record


Techniques for Preparing Minutes

  • Writing Minutes
  • Editing Minutes


Interactive Meetings

  • Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting
  • The Role of the Facilitator in an Interactive Meeting
  • Members more able to Participate
  • The Role of the Minute Taker at an Interactive Meeting
  • The Minute Book


Developing your Minute Taking Skills

  • Appearances
  • A Personal Action Plan


Listening Skills

  • Active Listening
  • Repercussions of Poor Listening
  • Non-verbal Communication Skills
  • Paralinguistic
  • Misunderstandings, Misconceptions and Poor Judgement
  • Avoid Misunderstanding



Minute taker, Personal Assistants, Executive Assistants, Admin officers, Secretaries and others who perform related duties in the workplace.



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH:              25th – 28th February, 2020              

2ND BATCH:             7th  – 10th July, 2020

3RD BATCH:             20th – 23rd October, 2020

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
25 Feb, 2020 28 Feb, 2020
Start Date End Date
07 Jul, 2020 10 Jul, 2020
Start Date End Date
20 Oct, 2020 23 Oct, 2020
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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