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Training Courses from Activia
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27-28 Clements Lane, London, EC4N 7AE
46-48 East Smithfield, London, E1W 1AW
133 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7BX
93-95 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 6JQ
1 Ballards Lane, Finchley, London, N3 1LQ
City Hall, Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6QP
1 Victoria Square, Birmingham, B1 1BD
Two King Street, Nottingham, NG1 2AS
53 Fountain Street, Manchester, M2 2AN
47 Park Square East, Leeds, LS1 2NL
84 Queen Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S1 2DW
12 Mosley Street, Newcastle, NE1 1DE
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Minute Taking Training Courses From Activia
Minute Taking Made Easy
A One-Day Training Course
Your training is easier with Activia because we have:
In order to get the most from this course, delegates should bring along a set of their own minutes to work on.
This intensive one-day training course has been designed to develop an understanding of the role of a minute taker, to recognise the importance of minute taking, and to teach essential techniques for producing minutes that include all the information required, in the most suitable format for the occasion. There is also some discussion of how to overcome some of the problems that arise in the role.
Who Should Attend
Anyone who needs to take notes or minutes at meetings. The variety of people who need minute taking training is extremely wide, though likely candidates include secretaries, PAs and administrative assistants.
Course Introduction and Overview
The Role of a Minute Taker
• What is a Minute Taker? • Problems and Solutions
The Skills of a Minute Taker
• The Skills of a Minute Taker
• Meeting Agreements
• Choosing a Style • Informal Minutes • Action Minutes • Formal Minutes • Recording Motions and Resolutions • What to Record
Techniques for Preparing Minutes
• Top Techniques for Preparing Minutes • Writing Minutes • Editing Minutes
Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting
• The Role of the Facilitator at an Interactive Meeting • Members More Able To Participate • The Role of the Minute Taker at an Interactive Meeting
The Minute Book
• The Minute Book
Developing Your Minute Taking Skills
• Appearances • Listening Skills
A Personal Action Plan
Feedback from Delegates on our Minute Taking Made Easy Courses
Average Review 4.4/5 based on 72 reviews.
"Very enjoyable course. Got a lot more from the day than I thought I would. Great trainer!" Victoria Martin Sep 4 2014
"I would like to thank Adrian for a really excellent day" Sue Barratt Sep 1 2014
"Excellent Trainer. Course was at a good pace and we had some good discussions/interaction with group." Liann Bensley Aug 14 2014
"Good atmosphere. " Eva Alos Melchor Jul 31 2014
"The trainer for the day (Leeza) was extremely welcoming and answered all questions thoroughly. She created a friendly environment in which we could all talk openly about our concerns and seemed to give genuine, honest feedback." Chrissie Mallett Jul 21 2014
"Caroline was a fantastic trainer" Tracey Bishop Jun 23 2014
"Thank you for the top quality training and very very high quality lunch." Janet Wilkins May 27 2014
"The instuctor was not only very good at her delivery and covered all aspects of minute taking, but was extremely pleasant and very approachable" Lizzie Brown May 15 2014
"a great interactive course, rally enjoyed. A great tutor too" Nicola Bowen May 15 2014
"Chris is an excellent teacher, please tell him we are all grateful for his time." Catherine Tobin May 9 2014
"Our Traininer Chris was fantastic." Kareena Ward May 9 2014
"Chris the training was great. He had some very useful tips for taking minutes and he asked all groups questions, even the simple ones." Karina Henry May 9 2014
"The training was very informative, Chris was excellent at delivering the training, he allowed all the learners to interact and he was supportive at all times. " Pearl Bugden May 9 2014
"Adrian provided a good course, very useful. Good trainer style and a wealth of knowledge to draw upon." Deborah Proudlove May 1 2014
"The course is worthwhile even if already experienced in taking minutes." Tracy Haigh May 1 2014
"It was well worth attending the course. Certain areas were explored in more detail where necessary, which was gratefully received." Tracy Haigh May 1 2014
"It was an excellent course and very well tutored." Claire Kitching May 1 2014
"It was an excellent course." Karen Davies Apr 28 2014
"Leeza was an excellent trainer and made sure each individuals aims were achieved" Leah Croucher Apr 28 2014
"A great trainer who brought lots of ideas and scenarios to the day to make it interesting and worthwhile. Thank you." Andrea Moseley Apr 8 2014
Minute Taking Training Courses from ActiviaWe can provide training for Minute Taking at any of our seventeen centres UK wide, or we can come to your offices.
We have been training since 1995 with a philosophy of high quality, flexible and cost effective provision, so you can be confident that we have the expertise, and the experience, to give all you need with course in Minute Taking.
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