Written Communications

Writing Minutes & Meeting Notes (1 Day) - Virtual or In-person

This course is designed to improve your note-taking skills. Readers often complain that the meeting minutes hide the action items and decisions inside pages full of wordy, pointless text. In this course, you'll learn how to write your meeting minutes and notes in a style that will meet the needs of today's reader-in-a-rush. Topics will include: preparing to take notes, gathering and organizing the raw material, writing clearly and concisely, formatting the final draft, and indexing minutes for quick recovery. With guidance from the instructor, you will think through and create your own unique tools for these tasks. Come prepared to sharpen and enhance your note-taking skills.

    Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

      • Identify what information your readers will need.
      • Take notes efficiently.
      • Decide what does and does not belong in the final draft.
      • Arrange material in an inviting format.
      • Word the final draft clearly and concisely.
      • Index notes for easy access to any subject.

      Competencies covered in this course: Written communication

        Intended Audience: Employees who write minutes or meeting notes.

        Virtually Led Trainings: If you’re registering for a virtual training, the classroom link and materials will be sent to you separately within 1-2 business days before the scheduled class date.

        Scheduled Class Location and Dates
        City / Facility Date and Time Course Cost Cancel Date Instructor
        1 Virtual

        Virtual Training
        • Mar 1 2021 8:00am-4:30pm
        $135.00 Wed, 02/10/2021 - 16:00 Jordan Peabody
        2 Virtual

        Virtual Training
        • Jun 22 2021 8:00am-4:30pm
        $135.00 Thu, 06/03/2021 - 17:00 Jordan Peabody