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Top Notch Minute Taking: Tips and Tricks for Admins

Summary

Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Taking meeting minutes can be an overwhelming task, one that administrative professionals are never formally trained to do, but are expected to pick up right away. Accurate minute-taking skills are a vital administrative duty and will help to establish yourself as an invaluable member of your company! This 60-minute webinar will provide you with the tools to:

  • Discover pre and post-meeting preparations to save time & reduce stress
  • Determine what needs to be recorded & what can be ignored
  • Keys to drafting the final minutes report for the official record
  • Review the pros and cons of various minute taking tools

Program Highlights

  • Pre-Meeting Planning: Necessary preparations to save time

    • Know what taking meeting minutes involves, and what it doesn't
    • Tips on creating effective templates that save time & effort
    • How to use the meeting agenda to build the framework of your minutes
    • Analyze samples of useful templates and minutes
  • Meeting Time is Your Time: Dazzle them with your minute-taking skills

    • Consistency counts: minute-taking formats that get noticed
    • Keys to recapping conversations without sacrificing vital details
    • Know when to be specific with your notes & when to summarize
    • Electronic vs. hard copy and why
  • Post-Meeting Clean-Up: Preparing your notes for the official record

    • Tips on drafting the final minutes report to ensure quality
    • Techniques to handle corrections and prepare for distribution
    • Keys to highlighting important items & deadlines in the final minutes
    • How to determine which minute-taking tools work best for you
  • Question & Answer Session - Have your specific minute-taking questions answered

About The Speaker

Patricia Robb has been in the administrative field for almost 30 years and is currently a Senior Executive Assistant for a not-for-profit organization. She regularly takes minutes for the leadership team and is the Corporate Secretary to the Board of Directors. She is a member of the Ottawa Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). With the skills she possesses, Patricia has presented actionable strategies to many audiences of administrative professionals. Also, as an expert on the subject of minute-taking, Patricia often provides tips on her blog for improving her fellow admins' skills, helping her colleagues to be the best they can be.

Program Benefits

A webinar designed to provide administrative professionals with minute-taking skills to make you an invaluable member of your organization.