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Programme: Professional Development
Course: Minute Writing
Description:

Who is this course for?
 
This is a highly practical course for people with little or no minute-writing experience or for those who would like to brush up their minute-writing skills.   

Overview
 
9.45 am - Introductions
 
10:00 am - Participants will be given examples of good and bad minutes to analyse in small groups, identifying potential problem areas.   Whole group feedback and trainer guidance.
 
11 am - Participants will complete a series of exercises which address the problem areas, in particular related to the need for clarity and the use of reported speech.
 
12.30 pm - An overview of how to service a committee – before, during and after the meeting.
 
Lunch
 
Early afternoon - How to takes notes, followed by an exercise putting a short dialogue into minute form.   Trainer feedback.  
 
Mid-afternoon - Participants watch a DVD of a short meeting and write an appropriate minute.  
 
Late afternoon Small and whole group / trainer feedback.   
  
By the end of this course you will have 
 

  • Identified key differences between a ‘good’ and a ‘bad’ minute;
  • Practised writing in English language ‘problem areas’ related to clarity of expression and minute-writing style;
  • Taken notes and written minutes of a short meeting;
  • Identified any weaknesses in their minute-writing style; and
  • Agreed a plan of action for improvement.   
Prerequisites:
none
Event information:
  Date & Time Available to Availability  
    15/05/2015 09:45 - 17:30 Support Staff Available Request place
Additional Resources:
none
Training Provider:

LSE Training and Development System - version 0.7.2.2