Manage Meetings & Minute Taking

Manage Meetings & Minute Taking


Meetings are an important tool in the successful management of business activities. To ensure best outcomes, focus on effective planning, smooth running and accurate minutes.

Course Outline

This course consists of 7 modules
Module 1What is a Meeting?
Cycle of a Meeting
The Participants
Module 2Arranging & Planning a Meeting
Sections of a Meeting
Setting the Procedure
Working with the Administrator
Module 3Agenda
Agenda Styles
Personal Preparation
The right Environment
Module 4Chairing a Meeting
Leadership in Meetings
Opening a Meeting
Managing Agenda Items
Closing a Meeting
Module 5Taking Notes
Structuring Notes
Writing up the Minutes
Styles of Minutes
Module 6Layout and Numbering
Business English for Minutes
Ten Steps of Good Business Writing
Module 7Building Confidence as the Minute Taker
Meeting Terminology

Manage Meetings & Minute Taking

Who should attend?

Secretaries, Personal Assistants, Staff submitting tenders & proposals, Junior & Middle Managers.

Course Prerequisite



1 Day


R1 595,00 (excl. VAT)


  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments (not applicable to on-site training)
  • Electronic Certificate (on successful completion of the course)
  • Electronic Trainer Feedback Report
  • Electronic Delegate Feedback Questionnaire
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Manage Meetings & Minute Taking

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