Telephone: 059 9132152

Successful Meetings and Minutes

HomeProfessional DevelopmentSuccessful Meetings and Minutes

12th of September 2018

€95 per person

9.30am to 5.00pm

Gateway Business Centre, Athy road, Carlow

Contact: Theresa 059 9132152 /

Course Overview

Meetings play an important part in the success of every organisation.

However, not all meetings are the same and not all are effective.

During this programme, you will learn key skills in order to plan effective meetings and to take and compile minutes.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this training delegates will:

  • Understand the principles of effective meetings
  • Be able to plan effective meeting
  • Develop a range of minute taking skills
  • Compile and circulate great minutes and actions plans

Module One – Planning

  • Ensuring that the organiser has developed and communicated the meeting objectives
  • Agenda, venue, participants
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Meeting etiquette
  • Anticipating potential issues
  • Pre-meeting documentation

Module Two – During the Meeting

  • A framework for structuring a meeting
  • Essential communication skills
  • Ensuring roles are clear and maintained
  • Taking Minutes
  •     Identifying what is relevant
  •     Meeting actions plan  
  •     Organising post meeting follow up

Module Three – Compiling and Circulating Minutes

  • Developing a format that works
  • Language tone and style
  • The ABC of good writing skills
  •      Accuracy
  •      Brevity
  •      Clarity
  • Circulating the minutes and action plan in a timely fashion