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Administrative Fundamentals - Effective Minute Writing

Event Description



To be confirmed.



To be confirmed.


Designed for:

Clerical and Administrative support staff


Minutes are a formal record of meetings.  This is part of the ongoing record of discussions, agreements and actions to support meetings, committees and also the related work streams, follow-up communication and team working to achieve specific goals and outputs.  People often attend and leave meetings with their own perspectives and misunderstandings can occur.  Effective minutes maintain consistency and shared, agreed outcomes.


Duration: half day


This workshop presumes that participants have a proficiency in taking notes during a meeting and have working samples of their own notes.  The session helps delegates to transform their notes into minutes for different types of meetings.  Effective Note Taking is a related, but separated course.

Learning Outcomes

Good practice and tips on:

  • Content – what to include and exclude
  • Collating and presenting data
  • Writing skills - including grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Style and presentation
  • Action planning

Aims/Aimed at

This flexible range of learning courses is designed for staff in clerical and administrative support roles and will be offered 2-3 times each year.  Discuss your learning priorities, and agree with your line manager, the most appropriate sessions to support you in your role and to meet your development needs.

Booking Information


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Course Contact Details

Name: Organisational Development
Telephone: 5381
New Course: Yes
Course Type(s): Administrative Skills, Communication Skills
Staff Categories: Clerical and Library Assistants
Keywords: effective minute writing content collating writing skills style presentation action planning Administrative Fundamentals