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    Meeting Servicing and Minute Taking for Beginners
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    This full day workshop is ideal if you are new/fairly new to servicing meetings and minute taking.

Duration 1 full day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Administrative staff who are new to meeting servicing and minute taking.

This full day workshop is ideal if you are new/fairly new to servicing meetings and minute taking.  The aim of the course is to help you understand the purpose of meetings, the importance of meeting preparation, the role of the minute taker and their relationship with the chairperson as well as giving you essential tools and techniques for effective minute taking.

By the end of the workshop you will have discussed:

  • The cycle of a meeting and tips for successful organisation, the participants and their roles and the structure of an effective meeting
  • The agenda and its importance, agenda styles and practise
  • Attending the meeting and the importance of the minute taker
  • Taking and writing minutes
  • Minute styles and structure

Delivered By: Sandie McKeown



Cancellation Policy

When applying for a course, you should note that there will be a £50* to your department if you cancel within 5** working days or you do not attend, and a £25 charge for cancellations/ non-attendance between 6 and 10 working days. There will be no charge for cancellation made 10 or more working days before the event. Notifications should be made to OSDU@strath.ac.uk

A department is welcome to send someone else in your place if they wish without incurring a charge, providing that person has the necessary pre-requisites for the course. In the case of courses split over more than one day, you must attend ALL parts of the course. If you fail to attend any part you will be charged as outlined above.

*This is the standard charge for cancellation or non-attendance of course of 1 days duration or less. For some courses there may be a higher cancellation charge and if this is the case you will be advised of this at the time of booking.

**Any bookings made within 10 days of the event will incur the charges as specified.