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Minute Taking – Hints and Tips

Course overview:

The course is designed to help delegates understand the purpose of recording meetings and the roles of the various people at the meeting. Delegates will be given hints and tips on recording minutes with an emphasis on acquiring skills that will improve their confidence in recording minutes.

Learning Outcomes; By the end of the course you will be able to:

• Recognise the roles and responsibilities of participants at a meeting

• Discuss planning and organising meetings

• Identify approaches for recording minutes

• Practice taking minutes at a meeting

• Consider actions following the meeting

• Develop a personal action plan

Course provider; Learning and Education Team

Who should attend; All staff

Pre requisites; Sections within course workbook to be completed prior to attendance


  • 2 Days (2 sessions, 2 hours per session for the online session) Please Note if you book the two day on-line session, you must commit to attend both days
  • 1 Day Face to Face Session (6 hours)

KSF Links:

  • C1 – Communication
  • C2 – Personal and People Development
  • G5 – Service and Project Management

To book a place on the course, please use the eESS Learner self-service facility. From the Learner Home page, enter the course name in the box at the top of the page to see all available dates. You can also use keywords to search for courses. Remember to have your eESS user ID and password available to access the system.

Day 1) 23rd August 2022, 14:00 – 16:00pm (via MS Teams)

Day 2) 30th August 2022, 14:00 – 16:00pm (via MS Teams)

Day 1) 8th   November 2022, 10:00 – 12:00 noon (via MS Teams)

Day 2) 15th November 2022, 10:00 – 12:00 noon(via MS Teams)

You will receive detailed joining instructions on how to access the on-line session. Please be ready to log-in at least 5 minutes before the start time.

The following Face to Face Training date is a one day six hour course:

  • 8th February 2023, 09:30 – 15:30pm Room 4 and 5, Stobhill ACH

You will receive detailed joining instructions a week before the course date which will also include a workbook to be completed prior to attendance.

Please note, booking for each session will close 1 week before the course date to allow time for joining instructions to be sent to delegates.

Guidance on how to search for Learning and Development on eESS OLM can be found here.

Full access to all Standard Operating Procedures and e-learning videos is available via:

If you need any information  please do not hesitate to contactLearning and Education Support Team on 0141 278 2700 (Option 3).

e-Learning; An e-Learning option is not available for this topic via LearnPro 

Links with other courses; CPD: Managing Effective Meetings