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Top Notch Minute Taking: Critical Skills for Efficiency & Accuracy


Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Meetings happen every day whether it's in-person, by conference call or online. Meeting minutes provide crucial documentation of what took place during those meetings, and frequently serve as the official record. Creating proper minutes can be stressful with so much riding on them. With the right tools, you can take stellar notes with ease and efficiency that make you shine. Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover:

  • Pre and post-meeting preparation tips for high-quality minutes
  • Guidelines for what needs to be recorded and what you can ignore
  • Practices that ensure consistency and accuracy in your notes
  • Keys to drafting the final minutes for the official record

Program Highlights

  • Pre-Meeting Prep: Ease the Stress with Essential Planning Tips

    • Creating templates to save time and ensure consistency
    • Tips for using the agenda to determine what should be included
    • Note-taking techniques that let you focus on the meeting, not your notes
  • Getting it All Down: Vital Note-Taking Practices for Professional Minutes

    • Guidelines on noting motions and votes throughout the meeting
    • How to recap the decision making process and what was agreed to
    • What you should be recording - and what you need to leave out
  • Post-Meeting: Writing and Proofing for Stand-Out Meeting Minutes

    • How to make quick work of correcting and formatting your notes
    • Tips for cleaning up and drafting the final minutes for official records
    • Keys to highlighting important items & deadlines in the final minutes
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Get expert answers to your specific questions!

About The Speaker

Patricia Robb has been in the administrative field for over 30 years and is currently the assistant to the Chief of Staff at a hospital. Previously she was a Senior Executive Assistant and Corporate Secretary to the Board of Directors for a not-for-profit organization.

  • She regularly takes minutes. Currently she takes minutes for an informal Clinical Directors' meeting and for a more formal Committee which reports to the Board of Trustees.
  • 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

This 60-minute program provides training for a crucial task Administrative Professionals are expected to know, but rarely taught - minute taking. Minute taking is one of the most important elements of any business meeting. Learn what you need to know to ensure accurate and efficient minute taking.


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Delivery Method

  • Group Internet Based

NASBA Field Of Study

  • Accounting - Finance

Program Level

  • Basic Knowledge Required