The Minute Taker’s Workshop

Outline:

Lesson 1: Course Overview

You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.

Lesson 2: The Role of a Minute Taker

To begin, participants will discuss the role of a minute taker. They will also explore common problems and solutions in small groups.

Lesson 3: The Skills of a Minute Taker

Next, participants will learn about the three key skills that a minute-taker must have: an ability to listen, critical thinking skills, and good organization techniques.

Lesson 4: Meeting Agreements

This session will discuss meeting agreements and give participants three templates to take away and customize.

Lesson 5: Minutes Styles

During this session, participants will look at samples of three types of minutes: formal, informal, and action.

Lesson 6: What Do I Record?

Next, participants will learn what to record during a meeting.

Lesson 7: Techniques for Preparing Minutes

This session will give participants the tools for creating minutes, including organization methods, techniques for writing drafts, and proofreading tips.

 Lesson 8: Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting

During this session, participants will learn how their role as a minute-taker will be different in an interactive meeting.

Lesson 9: The Minute Book

To wrap up the day, participants will learn how to build and maintain a minute book.

Lesson 10: Workshop Wrap-Up

At the end of the day, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.

Price: $495.00
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