Aimed At: This workshop is aimed at anyone who has to take notes at formal or informal meetings and create minutes for groups or committees.
This practical and participative workshop prepares people for all elements of the role of minute-taker; from meeting preparation, creating an agenda, taking the notes and writing up the minutes. It helps people to clearly define the modern role of minute-taker and therefore gives clear direction and purpose. It asks the question, ‘how can the minute-taker help a group or committee become more productive?’ and provides tried and tested methods on how to achieve this. Its main focus is to give people the opportunity to practice a structure to help them learn what to note and what to leave out. It also shows people when, why and how to be assertive during the meeting. It explains how to create minutes that are to the point, third person, past tense and importantly, create action. This workshop will help people feel more confident in attending a meeting, taking the notes and producing the minutes.
At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:
The workshop programme is as follows:
9:15am - 12:30pm
It is not possible to access the workshop booking form unless connected to the University's campus network, should you wish to book a place on this workshop please contact the Staff Development Unit on 0191 208 6119 direct.
Jane Eggleston extension 3451