Minute Taking

Minute Taking

Meetings are an essential part of any business, and taking accurate formal minutes of those meetings is crucial. Minute taking at meetings, and the organisation of meetings, are two roles that are crucial to overall business success. However, having to effectively summarise what is said during meetings, and turn this into reader- friendly action points, is a complicated skill that often only comes with training. Course Content Grammar (to be reinforced by practical exercises) Common grammatical rules Common grammatical errors Writing for clarity Why have Minutes? Record key decisions, input...

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Managing Meetings

Managing Meetings

The success of any meeting depends on the skill of the person who chairs the meeting. Meetings are often viewed as one of the evils of business life. However, meetings are essential. They allow us to share information and solve problems collectively. We all now spend more time than ever in meetings of one form or another, so it is essential that they are efficient and properly run. If not, a great deal of time can be wasted. Your ability to run a successful meeting is not something that will simply improve the more times you do it. It is a definite skill which has certain techniques...

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