What will I learn?

This course will enable you to take notes down more accurately and quickly which is hugely beneficial not only when taking the minutes for meetings but when answering the telephone, attending conferences and seminars, and studying for qualifications. The course also covers best practice principles when taking minutes, how to format the minutes and the ‘what not to dos’.

The course will cover:

  • Identifying abbreviations and symbols to use to enable speed writing to maximum effect
  • Adaptation to own business needs
  • Practical activities to reinforce methods learnt
  • Taking effective notes
  • Summarising points made
  • The importance of minutes and the different formats that can be used
  • Layouts, numbering and what to capture

    Entry Requirements

    No previous speed writing or minute writing experience is necessary. Delegates should have a reasonable command of written English in order to be able to speed write words.

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    Level of Study:



    • 18/06/2020 - (VQMTSW/FC02)


    Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF


    09:00 - 16:30