Private Bookings:

As a result:

This course is only available as a private booking for an individual or group.

  1. We are able to run courses on dates to suit you,
  2. We can customise the course content for you,
  3. We can offer discounts for larger group bookings.

Our private courses can run online, in-person at your offices or at one of our training centres.

Please contact us for full details.

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Minute Taking Courses

Minute Taking Training: One Day Course

Minute Taking One Day Workshop

1 Day
Live Online & Client Site
Onsite Courses Available
19th Dec

This full-day training course covers all aspects of minute taking in detail.

  • Organising a meeting inc agenda
  • Working with the chair of the meeting
  • Clarifying decisions
  • Understanding group dynamics
  • Creating accurate, clear minutes
Minute Taking Courses: Group Bookings & Private Courses

Group Bookings & Private Courses

Online & Classroom
Onsite Courses Available
1st Jan

We also offer private training. Contact us for more details about how we can create a customised course, designed just for you and your organisation.

Where you are booking 2 or more people onto the same course we offer group discounts. Please contact us for more details.

Effective Meetings Course: Combined Minute Taking & Chairing Meetings Training

Combined Minute Taking + Chairing Meetings

1 Day
Online, London & Guildford
Onsite Courses Available

This effective meetings course combines minute taking and chairing meetings training.

Learn how to run & follow up meetings that get things done.

  • Structure meetings precisely
  • Generate real discussion & decisions
  • Create clear, actionable minutes

Private Minute Taking Courses

Looking for private group training or a 1-2-1 session?

Our custom courses are organised on dates to suit you, either at your office or ours whichever you’d prefer.

Our free pre-course reviews ensure that custom courses focus on the exact topics that you need to cover.


London Training Courses
St Clements House, 27 Clements Lane
London, EC4N 7AE
Tel: 0203 603 0150


Guildford Training Courses
Surrey Technology Centre, 40 Occam Road
Guildford, GU2 7YG
Tel: 01483 688 488


The Training Day

Course Times

9.15 - 9.30
9.30 - 10.45
Training Session 1
10.45 - 11.00
11.00 - 12.30
Training Session 2
12.30 - 13.30
13.30 - 14.45
Training Session 3
14.45 - 15.00
15.00 - 16.30
Training Session 4

What's Included

Everything you need for a great day's training.

A full-colour manual to keep A full-colour manual to keep
A USB stick to take documents home on A USB stick to take documents home on
Pens, pads and stationery Pens, pads and stationery
Plenty of tea, coffee and biscuits. Plenty of tea, coffee and biscuits.
6 months post-course support 6 months post-course support
A modern, comfortable air-conditioned training room A modern, comfortable air-conditioned training room

Minute Taking FAQs


We have put in place a number of Covid measures.

• Desk distancing complies with guidelines
• Hand sanitiser and facemasks available
• All training equipment and furniture sanitised thoroughly after use
• Communal areas in building regularly disinfected

Our online training is designed to re-create the classroom experience as closely as possible. 

It is a live training session using Zoom or Teams and the trainer is there throughout.

We encourage participation and questions throughout.

It is work noting, the trainers like to see you! They much prefer it if you have a camera on so they can see you as well as you being able to see them.

Yes. We provide everyone who completes one of our courses with a certificate of attendance.


Minute taking is like many skills. It’s difficult when you start but with practice becomes far easier.

The problem that many people have is that they’re not clear on what they’re trying to achieve.

So when learning the first task is to get clear on what you are trying to achieve – clear, useful minutes – and then taking minutes becomes more straightforward.

There are obviously a fair few other things involved but just that one step will make a big difference.

The simple rule is that all attendees for a meeting should receive the minutes.

In addition, a usual attendee who couldn’t attend for some reason should receive the minutes as the meeting will impact them when they attend in future.

Other people who you should consider sending minutes to will depend on the structure of the organisation that you work for.

Meeting minutes should allow someone not at the meeting to understand how the decisions made at the meeting were reached. 

This will obviously vary meeting to meeting.

Meetings discussing contentious matters will be more detailed than meetings where there was general agreement on the matters discussed.

Please call us if you would like to discuss this. 

If you are looking for a quick introduction to taking minutes then our half day workshop would be the best course for you.

If you are looking for a full course covering minute taking in detail then our one day minute taking course would be the best course for you.

If you are looking for training covering both minute taking and also running meetings better our effective meetings course would be the best course for you.