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Workshop 2012 Skilled Minute Taking How to take accurate and concise minutes This one day training program will Workshop presenter Jeanette Learmont provide you with the opportunity to: Ros Harris > Understand the functions of minutes of meetings Workshop date > Know and apply the rules for taking minutes of Adelaide meetings 7 September 2012 > Construct effective agendas Brisbane > Prepare a complete checklist of tasks to be carried out 16 October 2012 before, during and after a meeting Sydney > Become familiar with the particular language used 13 November 2012 within meetings’ proceedings Melbourne 20 November 2012 > Adopt the appropriate language for minutes of both formal and informal all participants meetings will receive a certificate of > Write minutes with clarity and accomplishment. accuracy Strictly Limited Numbers Skilled Minute Taking WoRKSHoP 2012 The Program Minute taking - introduction and Course overview an essential skill SeSSioN 1 accurate and concise minute taking is essential to good organisational The importance of taking operations. Minutes need to be a effective minutes correct and efficient account of all > The role of minutes items on the agenda, providing > The content of minutes a record and future reference of discussions and decisions taken at SeSSioN 2 meetings. your role as minute-taker People are rarely trained to take minutes of meetings and often > before, during and after the inadequate, inaccurate or irrelevant meeting information is recorded. This course SeSSioN 3 will give the skills and impart strategies Key skills for recording accurate and relevant minutes of meetings. > active listening > Critical thinking Methodology > accurate and clear writing > active participation by all group SeSSioN 4 members to enable the maximum The logistics of creating the benefit of sharing mutually helpful minutes hints and experiences > Small group discussions > The agenda > Case study work > Numbering systems > Presentation of key strategies > Strategies for layout of the to enhance the effectiveness of information within minutes minutes and the efficiencies of SeSSioN 5 meetings The role of the chairperson > Problem solving real work issues > how this impacts on the quality of the minutes SeSSioN 6 Formal compared with informal minutes > The rules of meetings Summary and conclusions The Presenters Previous participants Ros Harris have said... ros is a highly regarded writer, editor and trainer, “Comprehensive, informative yet relaxed with twenty years and easy to listen to and understand.” experience in running workshops for both “Exceeded my expectations, never boring, government and private lots of practical information and great sector clients. reference material, easy to read and ros has a Phd in english comprehend.” and has written several communication skills “Great atmosphere, conducive to learning. courses at both Tafe and post-graduate level. Enhanced by use of examples which She is renowned for her expert knowledge and engaging presentation style. reinforced content.” “Very good, clear and concise with a logical Jeanette Learmont flow between each section of the content.” Jeanette learmont has a fine record of achievement as a consultant specialising in written communication program timetable skills, with a particular focus Registration & Coffee 8.30 - 9.00 am on effective writing from senior managers to new Morning Tea 10.15 - 10.30 am recruits. Lunch 12.30 - 1.30 pm Jeanette has consulted to a wide range of Afternoon Tea 3.30 - 3.45 pm client groups, including national peak body Finish 5.00 pm professional associations, government and private sector organisations. Breaks and lunch fully provided. Qualifications • Masters degree in adult education (honours), in-House Monash University enquiries for conducting Skilled Minute Taking • bachelor of arts degree (honours), Monash in-house to Jill Moor at PiCS - 03 9835 8900 University email@example.com • Trained Secondary Teachers Certificate, hawthorn Teachers College To ensure optimum learning • Teaching english as a Second language, value for you the workshop is Perth institute of Technology limited to 20 participants Skilled Minute Taking WoRKSHoP 2012 veNueS Fee: The registration fee, including GST, is $660 per attendee including lunches, refreshments and workshop papers. for groups of two or more from the same organisation the fee is $594 per AdeLAide attendee. 7 September 2012 The Sebel PlayfOrd Registration: register online at www.pics.com.au or forward the completed registration form by adelaide fax, post or email to secure your place. Payment must be made prior to the workshop 120 North Terrace GST: fees quoted include 10% GST. registered entities will be able to claim an input tax credit for adelaide Sa 5000 GST charges on taxable supplies made by PiCS. it is the responsibility of those entities to assess their eligibility for any such tax credit. BRiSBANe 16 October 2012 Payment: On receipt of your registration a GST invoice will be issued by PiCS. Payment may be MerCUre briSbaNe made by cheque payable to PiCS, credit card, or electronic transfer. 85-87 North Quay Cancellations: Should you be unable to attend, a substitute attendee is always welcome at brisbane Qld 4000 no extra charge. alternatively, we will make full and prompt refund for cancellations received SydNey fourteen days prior to commencement of the workshop less a 20% administration fee. 13 November 2012 Accommodation: if accommodation is required it may be booked privately at the conference QUay WeST SydNey hotel. ask for the conference discount rate. 98 Gloucester Street The rocks, Sydney 2000 adelaide The Sebel Playford adelaide (08) 8213 8888 Tel: (02) 9240 6000 briSbaNe The Mercure brisbane (07) 3236 3300 SydNey Quay West (02) 9240 6000 MeLBouRNe MelbOUrNe The Sebel Melbourne (03) 9211 6600 20 November 2012 The Sebel MelbOUrNe 394 Collins Street Melbourne Vic 3000 Tel: (03) 9211 6600 reGIstratIon ForM PICS ABN: 15 062 943 766 One form per person. iN-HouSe Skilled Minute Taking Photocopy if necessary. enquiries for conducting Skilled Please complete and return with your payment to PiCS as soon as possible. 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