Taking the Minutes

Taking the Minutes

The Skills Shack
Updated Jun 12, 2024
Course Description

This resource is for anyone required to prepare an agenda, take minutes and prodcue the action list from a meeting.

This resource introducies skills required to produce professional, accurate, clear and concise minutes for any meeting, regardless of your previous experience.


Target Audience

Anyone required to take the minutes of a meeting, regardless of your experience.


Learning Objectives

  • Outline the key roles and responsibilities of the Chairperson & Minute Taker
  • Introduce the different types of meetings; 
  • Discuss the role of the minute taker Before, During and After the meeting; 
  • Outline the steps required to produce an agenda; 
  • Provide tips and strategies for taking notes during the meeting to help prepare your minutes
  • Outline what to include &  exclude from your Minutes, and
  • How to prepare an Action List