Taking Notes and Writing Minutes

From note-taking to producing accurate and concise minutes.


overall satisfaction for this course

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  • Duration 1 day
  • Regular fee 495
  • Preferential fee 425?
  • Locations
    • Montreal
    • Quebec City


To provide the knowledge and skills required for pre-meeting preparation, quickly organizing ideas while taking notes, and using both proven note-taking methods and the tools needed to ensure concise meeting minutes.

Targeted audience

Administrative personnel.



Customer Testimonials

This course makes you focus on the essential of how to take notes..

Belinda B. / Technicienne administrative, Ordre des Administrateurs Agréés du Québec - ADMA


  • Meeting minutes: purpose and contents
  • Meeting agenda
  • Different meeting room layout options
  • Aspects of preparation: organization, equipment, people
  • Key information and objectives to keep in mind
  • The importance of the relationship with the meeting facilitator
  • Active and selective listening
  • What to note, and how to make note of it
  • Taking notes effectively
  • Sticking to the basics
  • Creating and using your own list of abbreviations
  • Reviewing and organizing your notes
  • General principles of readability
  • Techniques for adopting a concise and readable style


*Unless stated otherwise, all sessions are in French.
  • Montreal

    December 19 2016

  • Quebec City

    March 6 2017

  • Montreal

    March 20 2017

  • Montreal

    June 19 2017

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