Gain the tools, tips and strategies youll need to reach the next level of minute taking to advance your career.
Effective minutes serve as a major pillar in the structural foundation of an organization. The information contained in these minutes provides historical facts, not opinions, for future growth and development of the organization. Too often, too much unnecessary information is included in the minutes. As a skilled administrative professional, effective minute production is a key factor in not only the growth and development of the organization, but also in the professional advancement of the administrative assistant. The topic based on Roberts Rules of Order will equip you with advanced knowledge of effective minutes and you should be able to apply this knowledge to situations encountered in the workplace.
Preparation of Agenda
• Who and When Produced
• Use of Consent Agenda
Preparation for Effective Minute Taking
• Tools for Successful Production, Skeleton Minutes
• Motion Forms
• Recording Results and Votes--What Was Done, Not Said
Final Production of Minutes
• Line Number Minutes on Draft
• Minutes' Approval Committee Preparation and Follow up
• Disposal of Recording Devices and Ballots
• Changes to Minutes and How to Record
Sandra K. Olson, PRP from Sandra K. Olson, PRP