Minute Taking Short Course

Writing minutes that accurately interpret the information that has been provided and convert it into a logical and easy to understand form is a skill that requires special attention to detail. This means that minutes must be prepared so that they can be used to determine future actions by the appropriate parties that accord with and reflect the decisions that have been made at the meeting.


Course content:

  • Preparing for a meeting
  • Compiling agendas etc
  • Key concepts and essential elements
  • Drafting efficiently and accurately
  • Developing critical listening and analysis skills
  • Complying with legal requirements
  • Understanding the structure and management of committees and meetings

A key area of our teaching method is the use of examples, assignments and solutions to business scenarios relating to the South African work environment. 


The Minute Taking course comprises theory as well as self-assessment tasks with memoranda and model answers. In addition there are assignments that you must submit for personalised comments. The modules and feedback are motivational and designed to encourage you so that you won’t want to give up halfway. 


Our course will provide you with all the tools and feedback you need.


LIVE HELP: If you’d like to get help or have any queries please email info@writesmarter.co.za to schedule a SKYPE call with John WriteSmarter.