Organising Meetings and Taking Minutes

ATI-Mirage Training and Business Solutions

Event outline

Overview

Working smart in organising meetings and taking effective minutes helps save time, money and sometimes reputation. This workshop provides guidelines and procedures for organising meetings and taking the minutes of meetings using existing organisational style guides.  It is designed to give participants a better understanding of what to include, what not to include, and the responsibilities for the person taking the minutes.

The course will consist of theoretical and practical activities to promote learning.

Content

Introduction

  • Setting the context
  • Learning outcomes
  • Personal objectives

Before the meeting

  • Preparing for a meeting
  • Types of minutes for types of meetings
  • Preparing agendas

Role of the minute taker

  • Responsibilities of the minute taker
  • Active participant or active listener

During the meeting - Taking minutes

  • The writing process
  • Remaining objective
  • Writing in plain English
  • Being brief with your notes

After the meeting

  • Prepare the minutes
  • Present the minutes
  • Distribute the minutes
  • Keep copies of the minutes

What's next?

  • Personalised action plan for application of learning back at work
  • Present the minutes

Learning outcomes

  • Write a sensible and very useful agenda
  • Identify the different types of minutes
  • Save time in their meetings
  • Clarify responsibilities as a convenor and as a minute taker
  • Take more succinct minutes
  • Know what to put in and what to leave out of their minutes
  • Explain the fundamentals of taking minutes
  • Apply the minute taking process
  • Demonstrate effective minute preparation
  • Get their minutes out quickly
  • Describe the implications of the Freedom of information act (1992) for their minutes
  • Areas for self-improvement

Prerequisite

This course requires no previous experience or training.

Course duration

1 day

Dates & registration

Wed 11 Mar 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

Tue 7 Apr 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

Mon 11 May 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

Thu 11 Jun 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

Thu 9 Jul 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

Mon 10 Aug 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

Tue 8 Sep 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

Wed 14 Oct 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

Mon 9 Nov 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

Thu 10 Dec 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

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