Minutes Taking Skills
Effective minute-taking will enable your business units to solve many problems and complaints associated with running meetings. In the hands of a competent minute-taker, the following skills will enable managers and staff to effectively action efficiently recorded meeting items.
Whether they are in person, online, or via a conference call, meetings are a necessary part of the day-to-day operations of most businesses. Meeting minutes serve as an official record of the event, and you have the critical role of creating them and ensuring that they are accurate.
Identified all the actions needed to prepare and set up a meeting effectively, to ensure maximum attendance
Learnt how to write and issue meeting agendas and convening notices
Worked with the chairman during the meeting, and obtained his/her help with their minute taking
Discussed how to behave confidently and assertively as a key person at meetings
Obtained clarification and identified the decisions of the meeting
Taken accurate notes during a meeting and converted them into effective minutes
Demonstrate what makes good meeting minutes and the need for accuracy of reporting
Explain the planning of an agenda and the preparation required
Apply practical tips and useful words for producing accurate meeting minutes