This Minute Taking course is designed for aspiring Minute-Takers, Secretaries, and Chairpersons who manage meeting agendas and improve meeting outcomes. It will provide step-by-step training on how to write concise, structured meeting minutes, prepare for a meeting, deal with any challenges that arise during a meeting, and successfully close a meeting.

Taking effective minutes is important to the productivity and success of a business meeting. In this Minute Taking course, you will learn about the roles and responsibilities of a Minute-Taker and Chairperson and the key skills and qualities required to effectively oversee and direct business meetings.

Through this Minute Taking course, you will learn how to take productive meeting notes, taking you through the best practices and guidelines for structuring your minutes. In addition, it covers techniques for writing and editing minutes, providing a template for those who are new to minute-taking.

You will develop your planning, critical thinking, and meeting management abilities while gaining a recognised qualification to add to your resume. Enrol today and master minute taking online!

Learning Outcomes of Minute Taking Course

By the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamentals of minute taking.
  • Understand the role of a Minute Taker.
  • Know minute styles & recording information.
  • Understand the techniques for preparing minutes.
  • Develop active listening skills.
  • Develop organizational skills.
  • Develop critical thinking skills.
  • Develop interpersonal skills.
  • Understand workplace meetings.

Who is Minute Taking Course for?

This Minute Taking course is suitable for anyone who has a minute taking or meeting management responsibilities. This includes the following roles:

  • Minute Taker
  • Chairperson
  • Secretary
  • Board Director

Why Choose Minute Taking Course from Us

  • Self-paced course, access available from anywhere.
  • Easy to understand, high-quality study materials.
  • Course developed by industry experts.
  • MCQ quiz after each module to assess your learning.
  • Automated and instant assessment results.
  • 24/7 support via live chat, phone call or email.
  • Free PDF certificate as soon as completing the course.

Entry Requirement

There are no specific requirements for this course because it does not require any advanced knowledge or skills.

Students who intend to enrol in this course must meet the following requirements:

  • Good command of the English language
  • Must be vivacious and self-driven
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • A minimum of 16 years of age is required

Assessment Method for Minute Taking Course

After completing each module of the Minute Taking, you will find automated MCQ quizzes. To unlock the next module, you need to complete the quiz task and get at least 60% marks. Once you complete all the modules in this manner, you will be qualified to request your certification.


After completing the MCQ/Assignment assessment for this course, you will be entitled to a Certificate of Completion from Training Tale. It will act as proof of your extensive professional development. The certificate is in PDF format, which is completely free to download. A printed version is also available upon request. It will also be sent to you through a courier for £13.99.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Minute Taking
Introduction to Minute Taking 00:06:00
Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Introduction to Minute Taking 00:10:00
Module 02: The Role of a Minute Taker
The Role of a Minute Taker 00:09:00
Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – The Role of a Minute Taker 00:10:00
Module 03: Minutes Styles & Recording Information
Minutes Styles & Recording Information 00:10:00
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Minutes Styles & Recording Information 00:10:00
Module 04: Techniques for Preparing Minutes
Techniques for Preparing Minutes 00:13:00
Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Techniques for Preparing Minutes 00:10:00
Module 05: Developing Active Listening Skills
Developing Active Listening Skills 00:18:00
Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Developing Active Listening Skills 00:10:00
Module 06: Developing Organizational Skills
Developing Organizational Skills 00:11:00
Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Developing Organizational Skills 00:10:00
Module 07: Developing Critical Thinking Skills
Developing Critical Thinking Skills 00:11:00
Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Developing Critical Thinking Skills 00:10:00
Module 08: Developing Interpersonal Skills
Developing Interpersonal Skills 00:16:00
Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Developing Interpersonal Skills 00:10:00
Module 09: Assertiveness and Self Confidence
Assertiveness and Self Confidence 00:11:00
Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Assertiveness and Self Confidence 00:10:00
Module 10: Understanding Workplace Meetings
Understanding Workplace Meetings 00:14:00
Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – Understanding Workplace Meetings 00:10:00

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    Highly recommended for aspiring minute-takers, secretaries and chairpersons.

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