Effective Minute Taking Course


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June 2024

Code Date Duration Location Fee Action
EMT032 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Kisumu, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
EMT032 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
EMT032 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Kampala, Uganda $1,900 Register
EMT032 17 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 5 days Accra, Ghana $2,400 Register
EMT032 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Pretoria, South Africa $2,400 Register
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June 2024

Date
Duration
Location
Fee
Action
17 Jun - 21 Jun 2024
5 days
Kisumu
KES 84,000 $1,100
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
Nakuru
KES 84,000 $1,100
17 Jun - 21 Jun 2024
5 days
Kampala
$1,900
17 Jun - 21 Jun 2024
5 days
Accra
$2,400
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
Pretoria
$2,400
I Want To See More Dates...

Unfortunately, we do not have any dates scheduled at this time. Do you have a date in mind when you would like to take your training?

Request Custom Schedule

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


INTRODUCTION

Learn effective minute-taking and grow your confidence to administer meetings.

This IRES practical minute-taking course includes tips and techniques for taking minutes, aimed at improving meeting productivity. The main of this course is to ensure participants understand the role of the minute taker in the meeting administration process and to develop practical techniques and skills for effective minute taking.

Target audience

Administrators, Secretaries or PA’s, and people with all levels of experience, who wish to improve their effectiveness at producing minutes of meetings.

The training also includes practical exercises to help build your confidence as a minute taker.

Duration

5 Days


Course Level:

Course Objectives

By the end of this IRES training, participants will have:

  • Identified all the actions needed to prepare and set up a meeting effectively, to ensure maximum attendance
  • Learned 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

Course Outline

Module 1: Preparing for an effective meeting

  • Types of meetings
  • Duties of a meeting administrator – before, during, and after a meeting
  • Understanding the role of the minute taker
  • Preparing the meeting room – identifying the participants
  • Revolving flipchart exercise, review of checklist, facilitated whole group discussion

Module 2: Meeting agendas

  • Producing agendas and convening notices
  • Facilitator presentation, pairs exercise, facilitated group review

Module 3: Contributing to the Meeting

  • Taking notes
  • Supporting the chair
  • Obtaining clarification assertively
  • Facilitated group discussion, facilitated learning review

Module 4: Writing minutes

  • Format
  • Best practice for writing minutes
  • Timescales
  • Small group exercise, facilitated group review and discussion

Module 5: Practice meeting

  • Contributing agenda item
  • Leading agenda point discussion
  • Effective minute taking
  • Large group simulated meeting exercise, with facilitated group review

Module 6: Minute-taking practice

  • Review of notes and preparing minutes
  • Converting notes into final minutes
  • Individual exercise facilitated group review

Action planning and reflection

  • Review of learning and action planning, course feedback
  • Individual reflection, action-planning exercise with co-coaching, facilitated group review 

 


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ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067.

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 ,or mail [email protected]/[email protected]

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course

Send proof of payment to [email protected]/[email protected]


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