Course Details

Committee Servicing

Event Description


Dates for this course have not yet been scheduled for 2018/19


Designed for:

Staff who have previously attended the 'Effective Minute Taking' course and who service committees, or will do so in the future, and wish to brush up on or acquire committee servicing.



  • Understanding the University's committee structure - purpose and formal responsibilities of a committee
  • Understanding formats and procedures
  • The role of a committee secretary
  • Constructing and writing an agenda for committee meetings
  • Preparation of papers for consideration by a committee
  • Working with the committee Chair - giving support to the Chair and gaining co-operation
  • Undertaking action in relation to decisions taken by a committee

Aims/Aimed at


To investigate ways of making the process of committee servicing more effective and efficient.



Staff must have previously attended the Effective Minute Taking course.

Booking Information

New Course: No
Course Type(s): Administrative Skills, Communication Skills
Staff Categories: All Staff, Clerical and Library Assistants
Keywords: Secretarial, Clerical, Planning, Chairperson, Papers, Agenda, Committees, Organisation

Course Contact Details

Name: Organisational Development
Telephone: 5381