Certificate In The Minute Taker's Online Course

Learn How To Take Minutes Correctly And Efficiently


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Learn How To Take Minutes Correctly And Efficiently

One of the most important ingredients for a successful meeting is accurate minutes. This will show you how to take minutes correctly and efficiently.

You’ll begin this course by learning what a minute-taker does and what skills they should have. Then, you’ll learn about different styles of minutes, what to record, how to prepare minutes, and how to keep a minute book.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of minute-taking.
  • Develop key minute-taking skills, including listening skills, critical thinking, and organization.
  • Be able to resolve many of the complaints that affect minute-takers.
  • Be able to write minutes that are suitable for formal meetings, semiformal meetings, and action minutes.
  • Be an efficient minute-taker in any type of meeting.
  • Be able to prepare and maintain a minute book.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Course Overview

  •     Session 1: Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment

Session 2: The Role of a Minute-Taker

  •     What is a Minute-Taker?
  •     Other Names for the Minute-Taker
  •     The Purpose of Minutes
  •     Making Connections
  •     Common Problems
  •     Useful Solutions

Session 3: The Skills of a Minute-Taker

  •     Key Skills
  •     Listening Skills
  •     Listening for Answers
  •     Reading Cues
  •     Demonstration Cues
  •     Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  •     About Critical Thinking
  •     Examples of Critical Thinking
  •     Organization Skills

Session 4: Meeting Agreements

  •     Meeting Agreements Forms
  •     The Chair
  •     The Minute-Taker
  •     The Meeting Participant

Session 5: Minute Styles

  •     Choosing a Style
  •     Informal Minutes
  •     Action Minutes
  •     Action Notes Example
  •     Action Minutes Example
  •     Formal Minutes
  •     Formal Minutes Sample

Session 6: What Do I Record?

  •     Recording Motions and Resolutions
  •     Sample Motions
  •     Series of Motions
  •     Series of Motions
  •     Resolutions
  •     Sample Resolution
  •     What to Record
  •     Note-Taking Guidelines

Session 7: Techniques for Preparing Minutes

  •     Top Techniques
  •     Before the Meeting
  •     During the Meeting
  •     After the Meeting
  •     Writing Minutes
  •     Style Considerations
  •     Margins and Spacing
  •     Preparing Minutes
  •     Editing Minutes
  •     Proofreading: Part One
  •     Proofreading: Part Two
  •     Pre-Assignment Review

Session 8: Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting

  •     Taking Minutes in Interactive Meetings
  •     The Role of the Facilitator
  •     A Recorder's Role

Session 9: The Minute Book

  •     The Minute Book, Part One
  •     The Minute Book, Part Two

Session 10: A Personal Action Plan

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Learn How To Take Minutes Correctly And Efficiently

One of the most important ingredients for a successful meeting is accurate minutes. This will show you how to take minutes correctly and efficiently.

You’ll begin this course by learning what a minute-taker does and what skills they should have. Then, you’ll learn about different styles of minutes, what to record, how to prepare minutes, and how to keep a minute book.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of minute-taking.
  • Develop key minute-taking skills, including listening skills, critical thinking, and organization.
  • Be able to resolve many of the complaints that affect minute-takers.
  • Be able to write minutes that are suitable for formal meetings, semiformal meetings, and action minutes.
  • Be an efficient minute-taker in any type of meeting.
  • Be able to prepare and maintain a minute book.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Course Overview

  •     Session 1: Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment

Session 2: The Role of a Minute-Taker

  •     What is a Minute-Taker?
  •     Other Names for the Minute-Taker
  •     The Purpose of Minutes
  •     Making Connections
  •     Common Problems
  •     Useful Solutions

Session 3: The Skills of a Minute-Taker

  •     Key Skills
  •     Listening Skills
  •     Listening for Answers
  •     Reading Cues
  •     Demonstration Cues
  •     Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  •     About Critical Thinking
  •     Examples of Critical Thinking
  •     Organization Skills

Session 4: Meeting Agreements

  •     Meeting Agreements Forms
  •     The Chair
  •     The Minute-Taker
  •     The Meeting Participant

Session 5: Minute Styles

  •     Choosing a Style
  •     Informal Minutes
  •     Action Minutes
  •     Action Notes Example
  •     Action Minutes Example
  •     Formal Minutes
  •     Formal Minutes Sample

Session 6: What Do I Record?

  •     Recording Motions and Resolutions
  •     Sample Motions
  •     Series of Motions
  •     Series of Motions
  •     Resolutions
  •     Sample Resolution
  •     What to Record
  •     Note-Taking Guidelines

Session 7: Techniques for Preparing Minutes

  •     Top Techniques
  •     Before the Meeting
  •     During the Meeting
  •     After the Meeting
  •     Writing Minutes
  •     Style Considerations
  •     Margins and Spacing
  •     Preparing Minutes
  •     Editing Minutes
  •     Proofreading: Part One
  •     Proofreading: Part Two
  •     Pre-Assignment Review

Session 8: Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting

  •     Taking Minutes in Interactive Meetings
  •     The Role of the Facilitator
  •     A Recorder's Role

Session 9: The Minute Book

  •     The Minute Book, Part One
  •     The Minute Book, Part Two

Session 10: A Personal Action Plan

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 002TMTWOC
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Lifetime Course Access
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 6 - 8 Hours
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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