Taking And Presenting Minutes - Details

Registration for this event is open from: 27 November 2017 10:00 - 24 April 2018 10:00
Where: Centre Supporting Voluntary Action Chelmsford , Burgess Well House, Coval Lane, Chelmsford CM1 1FW (UK).

Central Chelmsford. 5 minute walk from Chelmsford station and close to bus station. We strongly recommend using Park & Ride or for details of car parking see here. Fairfield Road or Coval Lane are the nearest car parks. If you need Disabled parking please contact the VST Office to arrange this.

Date: 24 April 2018 - 24 April 2018
Time: 13:45 - 16:45
Event description:

Are you responsible for taking minutes?
Are you unsure about the best way to present them?
Do you wonder what to include and what to leave out? 

This practical workshop shows you how to make the minute-taking process quicker and easier



This workshop provides lots of practical tips for writing minutes that are accurate, concise and easy to read. You will explore proven strategies for saving time during the minute-taking process, learn how to prepare for meetings and consider different ways of presenting minutes. Suitable for staff, trustees and volunteers who are responsible for taking minutes in any kind of meeting.

We'll cover

  • Preparing for meetings when in a minute-taking role
  • Taking accurate notes during a meeting
  • Deciding what to include and what to leave out
  • Choosing and designing a layout for your minutes
  • Using stock phrases to save time


Benefits to you

You will leave with a range of practical tools and techniques for more effective minute-taking.  


“Exceeded my expectations......picked up lots of tips I will take back to improve my organisation!”

Comment from delegate on April course