This accessible, fast-track online minute taking course teaches key skills, techniques, and competencies necessary for career success. The Minute Taking qualification is delivered through online study materials, automated assessments and video lessons which run step-by-step through specific methods for minute taking in meetings.

The Minute Taking course is taught by expert instructors with years of industry experience, ensuring the skills you pick up are practical and have a proven track record in a professional context. Broken into informative, manageable modules, this online minute taking course covers what to include and what to leave out in minutes, taking minutes with Microsoft OneNote, taking minutes in an interactive meeting, and much more.

Why choose this course

  • Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
  • Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
  • Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
  • Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
  • Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams
  • Full Tutor Support on Weekdays

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion e-certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of 9.99 and PDF Certificate at 4.99.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for people interested in maximizing their efficiency in note taking for their jobs, and for people interested in working as a stenotype operator or journalist.

Career path

Training offered by the Minute Taking Course could potentially benefit a range of roles, but would particularly enhance careers in

  • Office Administration
  • PA
  • Journalism
  • Stenography
  • Receptionist and Secretarial Work
  • Law
  • Business Management
  • Other professional office roles

Course Curriculum

Minute Taking Basics
What Minutes are 01:00:00
What to include/what to ignore 00:30:00
Motions and Resolutions 00:15:00
Method of recording minutes 00:30:00
Reasons for Meeting 00:30:00
What is a decision? 00:15:00
Minute Taking tips 00:30:00
Taking Minutes with OneNote 2007
The Role of a Minute-Taker 00:30:00
The Skills of a Minute-Taker 00:15:00
Meeting Agreements 00:15:00
Minutes Styles 00:15:00
What Do I Record 00:30:00
Techniques for Preparing Minutes 00:30:00
Taking Minutes in an Interactive Meeting 00:30:00
The Minute Book 00:15:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Minute Taking Course 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Minute Taking Course 00:20:00
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