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Minute Taking trainingMinute Taking Training Courses

If you’re looking for really great Minute Taking Training you’re in the right place.

Our Minute Taking training courses are designed to teach the relevant skills to help delegates prepare accurate meeting minutes.

Companies large and small choose us – why? Your own tailored, Minute Taking Training course, at your own premises at the same price as a standard course from elsewhere.

The JMD Training difference is clear:

  • We show you how to create efficient, high reader impact minutes
  • We use highly interactive PowerPoint, video and hands on, real world, individual and group activities
  • Our efficiency measures use our research based on more than 5500 web sites
  • Our tailoring is second to none, because we use your work writing to direct how we design your workshop
  • You will learn how to start becoming your own editor in one day
  • We come to you - your Minute Taking Training will be given on your site
  • There will only be people from your company on your course
  • We offer a money-back guarantee if any delegates are not completely satisfied
  • The training date is around you, not us!
  • Our prices are astounding
  • We can assess all learners in advance for free
  • Our courses are never cancelled

All Minute Taking training can be adapted to the needs of the individual or organisation and we would encourage you to think about what you actually need from the training and contact us to discuss.

A learner from a recent Minute Taking course said “Many thanks for yesterday. I’m feeling a lot more confident with the minutes I do.”

Organisations who had our minute taking training include:

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Course TypeCost per day
1 to 1 training$625 + GST
2 to 3 delegates$1195 + GST
4 to 5 delegates$1495 + GST
6 to 8 delegates$1995 + GST

Prices are PER DAY, and NOT per-person! E.g. if there’s 6 people on the course, you pay $1995 + GST.

We are also happy to provide half-day courses, if that better suits your organisation. Costs are slightly higher than half the cost of a full day to allow for trainer travel time and costs. Contact us for a quote. We can also train in Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne, Canberra, Adelaide, Darwin, Hobart, etc, provided the travel costs of our Sydney based trainer are met.

For further details, please fill in the contact form. If you are ready to book, please fill in the contact form with your first and second choice of date – if we cannot accommodate these dates we will arrange a mutually convenient date within 24 hours.

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There are no pre-requisites for this course

A practical course with exercises to help in listening, taking minutes and producing a minuted document.


  • Prepare for the meeting
  • Identify what type of minute is required
  • Recognise different methods of taking notes
  • Adopt appropriate strategies for listening to relevant information
  • Use practical techniques to produce the final minutes

The course is of one day's duration.

Meeting and agenda preparation

  • Knowing the purpose and advantages of a clear agenda
  • Understanding how an agenda can be used to improve minute taking
  • Establishing a partnership with the chairperson
  • Creating a checklist for essential for meeting preparation

 What are minutes?

  • Establishing the purpose of minutes within your organisation
  • Matching minutes with the intended audience and their use
  • Understanding the different types of minutes
  • Note taking tips and techniques
  • Including key points and relevant facts

     Essential writing skills

  • Ensuring accuracy, brevity and clarity in writing
  • Punctuation
  • Document structure

 Listening skills

  • Recognising and overcoming your barriers to listening
  • Developing positive listening skills through the use of practical listening techniques
  • Maintaining interest

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