Content

  • Why minutes matter.
  • Pre-meeting preparation.
  • Choosing the right template.
  • Familiarising yourself with meeting jargon.
  • What to do during the meeting.
  • The benefits of active listening.
  • How to ask for what you need.
  • Preparation and distribution of the minutes.

Outcomes

  • Write effective minutes that are clear and easy to action.
  • Know what to include and leave out of minutes.
  • Understand the purpose of minutes.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who is preparing or writing minutes.

Benefits to You and Your Organisation

Enhance the efficiency of meetings and follow-up by producing actionable meeting minutes. This will enable staff to stay informed and act productively.

Learn about our speakers

Sharon Ferrier

Professional Speaker & Corporate Educator
Persuasive Presentations

Saron has a knack for making the complex simple. She believes that ‘passionate people persuade’ and that to make your message stick, you need to balance information with delivery style.

Sharon’s background is in sales and marketing and along the way has studied business administration, marketing, management, journalism as well as more eclectic skills including comedy, improvisation and the art of persuasion.

As an award winning speaker and salesperson Sharon uses her skills to help people become persuasive and influential speakers. She works with individuals and organisations from a diverse range of industries across Australia and overseas.

She coaches senior people ranging from CEO’s and entrepreneurs, to Professors and PhD’s helping them to be engaging and persuasive presenters and enabling them to win pitches, tenders, fellowships and grants.

Upcoming course availability

In person

September 2020

Friday, 25 September 2020

In person

October 2020

Tuesday, 06 October 2020

In person

November 2020

Thursday, 12 November 2020

In person

December 2020

Tuesday, 08 December 2020

Format
Face-to-face

Duration
1 half day 9:00am-12:30pm (8:45am registration)

Contact us for alternate duration and delivery style options

Competency framework
Entry Level Common/Core (ASO1-ASO2)
First Line Manager Common/Core (ASO2-ASO5)
Middle Manager Common/Core (ASO5-ASO8)

Inclusions
Workbook and Resources

Location
IPAA SA Level 6, 12 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000
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Costs
Personal Member $315
State Government Employee Member $350
Corporate Member $360
Non-Member $395

  • “Fantastic course. Highly recommend people do it. Great resource for those who are looking to improve on their skills, or don't know where to start.”

    Kirsty

    SAAS

  • “The tools I learnt in the course will help to make the minutes that I write more concise and effective. I have the confidence that I am taking minutes appropriately and understand my role more clearly as a minuter.”

    Natalie

    Primary Industries and Regions SA

  • “Very engaging and made me feel comfortable and confident to participate”

    Jackie

    Dept for Environment and Water

  • “Incredible presenter. Made the course easy to understand and follow.”

    Tamara

    DPTI