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Provided by: PPD Personal and Professional Development


This course is self taught (Online course).

Bookings cannot be made on this course (Programme is completed).

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Minute Taking: An Introduction Online

Self-taught course


Minute taking is not usually about writing a verbatim record of what is said but it is about understanding why minutes are required and recognising what is important to record.

This module is an introductory guide for anyone who is required to take minutes. It does not cover the additional skills required to take minutes at University committee meetings.

Target audience

University staff

  • To help you to understand the purpose of minutes
  • To enable you to understand the responsibilities of the Chair
  • To provide tips on note taking
  • To provide a simple process to follow
  • To provide an opportunity to have a go at writing minutes and compare them to an example set of minutes
  • Please make a booking in order to receive the web link to access the material for this online module
  • A Raven password is needed to access this online module
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
  • If you are unable to or prefer not to complete this training online please contact PPD, who will be happy to discuss alternative options with you

Approximately three quarters of an hour

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