The Art of Minute Taking

Date 15 October, 2019 | Time 9am - 4.30pm

Venue OSEA, 192 Spey Street, Invercargill

Event Description


A practical programme providing knowledge and understanding of the modern meeting procedures minute/note taking techniques.


Those who either regularly or occasionally are required to accurately record the minutes of a meeting but have never received any formal training in the procedure.

  • Identify methods to record minutes
  • Match the minute taking style appropriately to meeting requirements
  • Understand meeting procedure
  • Accurately record minutes at meetings
  • Recognise the importance of the meeting taking role
  • Identify the requirements of effective meetings
  • Identify methods to record minutes
  • Identify different types of minute templates and minute styles and at what meetings to use them
  • Effective use of an action points list
  • Write effective minutes
    • Tips for effective minute writing
    • Determining what needs to be recorded
    • Three step approach to recording discussion
    • Meeting procedure - recording motions and amendments

  • Recognise the minute style for in-committee minutes
  • Effective record keeping
  • Recognise the legal issues relating to minute taking
  • Effective agenda formulation
  • Recognise techniques for recording virtual meetings

One day

Ticket Cost
Chamber members $660 + GST
Non members $820 + GST
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