Minute Taking Course

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Minute Taking Course

Minute Taking Course




1 Year Access


70 Students


21 hours, 7 minutes

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Minute taking is an essential administrative role which plays a significant part in increasing the effectiveness of meetings. Our Minute Taking Course will equip you with the skills needed for this role. You’ll learn effective, straightforward and practical techniques which will give you the confidence to get to the heart of a meeting and learn how to analyse its main points.

If you’re interested in maximising your efficiency in minute taking or are looking to build a career as a stenotype operator or journalist, this Minute Taking Course will benefit you. Throughout this course, you will learn the basics of writing minutes and will gain an understanding of how to summarise a meeting by taking efficient notes. You’ll also gain sufficient knowledge of Microsoft OneNote 2016 and its various features. 

Learning Outcomes of Minute Taking Course

  • Understand the art of taking minutes and explore various tips for writing minutes 
  • Understand the difference between agenda and minutes and learn the meaning of the minute 
  • Familiarise with different minute taking styles and learn how best to communicate with your manager 
  • Understand active listening, active planning, reflections, and formal vs informal styles
  • Learn how to prepare for a meeting and familiarise with the minute book
  • Expand your knowledge of digital minute taking and determine what is important for your business
  • Understand what to record and what to leave out in an interactive meeting 
  • Get a solid understanding of the features of Microsoft OneNote and learn how to share and collaborate on Notebooks 
  • Be qualified to think critically and learn how to face various problems and come out with solutions in a meeting 
  • Be better organised to arrange and conduct a productive meeting

Minute Taking Course Highlights

  • The price is for the whole course including final exam – no hidden fees
  • Accredited Certificate upon successful completion at an additional cost
  • Efficient exam system with instant results
  • Track progress within own personal learning portal
  • 24/7 customer support via live chat

Minute Taking Course has been given CPD accreditation and is one of the best-selling courses available to students worldwide.

This valuable course is suitable for anyone interested in working in this sector or who simply wants to learn more about the topic. If you’re an individual looking to excel within this field then Minute Taking Course is for you.

We’ve taken this comprehensive course and broken it down into several manageable modules which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the most advanced aspects of the course. It really is a sure pathway to success.

All our courses offer 12 months access and are designed to be studied at your own pace so you can take as much or as little time as you need to complete and gain the full CPD accredited qualification. And, there are no hidden fees or exam charges.

We pride ourselves on having friendly and experienced instructors who provide full weekday support and are ready to help with any of your queries. So, if you need help, just drop them an email and await a speedy response.

Furthermore, you can check the validity of your qualification and verify your certification on our website at any time.

So, why not improve your chances of gaining professional skills and better earning potential.

Assessment and Certification

At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. After you have successfully passed the final exam, you will be able to order an Accredited Certificate of Achievement at an additional cost of £19 for a PDF copy and £29 for an original print copy sent to you by post or for both £39.

Career Path

Not only does our CPD accredited course look good on your CV, setting you apart from the competition, it can be used as a stepping stone to greater things. Further advance your learning, launch a new career or reinvigorate an existing one.

On successful completion of this course, you have the potential to achieve an estimated salary of £22,100.

Course Curriculum

Minute Taking
Minute Taking 00:35:00
Tips to Follow 01:08:00
Meeting and the Minute Taking 00:19:00
Minute Taking Nowadays 00:20:00
Microsoft OneNote 2016
Navigate the OneNote 2016 Environment 01:00:00
Create a Notebook 01:00:00
Use Predesigned Templates for OneNote Notebooks 00:30:00
Customize the User Interface 02:00:00
Modify Formatting in a Notebook 01:00:00
Add Images to a Notebook 01:00:00
Add Tables to a Notebook 01:00:00
Add Audio and Video to a Notebook 00:30:00
Add Quick Notes and Links 01:30:00
Use Tags, Symbols, Drawing Tools, and Pen Options 01:00:00
Save and Export Content and Use Alternate File Types 01:00:00
Manage Notebook Recycle Bins and Backups 01:00:00
Work with Excel Spreadsheets and Visio Diagrams 00:30:00
Work with Embedded Files 00:45:00
Send a Notebook and Use Outlook Integration 01:00:00
Share and Collaborate on Notebooks 01:00:00
Finalize a Notebook Using Proofing and Print Settings 01:30:00
Configure Notebook Properties and Security 01:00:00
Search Notebooks 00:30:00

Course Ratings


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  1. 4

    Superb!! Huge practices and topics are arranged in every module about typing accordingly to every sequence.

  2. 4

    Excellent!! Recommended this course to take for all. Too many essential topics are included.

  3. 4

    Great course, the speaker is very knowledgeable and each video is straight-forward and never more than 20 mins, which allow for easy note-taking.

  4. 5

    The course gave a good overview of what is expected of people taking minutes.

  5. 5

    Would highly recommend the course as it was clear, concise and covered every aspect of taking minutes at a meeting.

  6. 5

    This was an informative and useful course. I did learn several new things in this course that I did not know prior to taking this course.

  7. 5

    This was a very informative course. I expect it will help me with my minute taking tasks.

  8. 5

    Brilliant experience!! Learned new features of minute taking course so easily with a simple workout. Recommended!!

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