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Minute Writing Skills Workshop

This Activity is presented by Academy of Training.

Develop all the key skills for effective minute taking and minute writing.

Content Description

This activity will outline the basics of good minute writing including planning, structure, layout and methods of recording discussion. It will cover language elements; tone and style, choosing appropriate words; composition of sentences and paragraphs; and how to maintain simplicity and focus while avoiding jargon and clichés, Editing techniques will also be covered to ensure that your grammar and punctuation is error free and professionally polished.

Learning Outcomes

Upon satisfactory completion of this activity, you will be able to:
• Identify the key skills required for effective minute taking and use these to plan and prepare for meetings.
• Record discussions and summarise agreements using the appropriate methods for tone, style, length and wording.
• Apply the specific techniques to help take minutes for complex and technical meetings with unfamiliar content.


Learn how to plan and prepare for minute taking, and acquire all the skills to record and write minutes in accordance with an organisation’s style guide.

This Activity is presented by Academy of Training.


Topic: People & Leadership

Sub-Topic: Personal Effectiveness

Format: Workshop

Proficiency Level: Foundation

CPD: 6 hours