Event Description

Writing Effective Minutes (virtual)

Jun. 21, 2021

Optional Course  - QNET Certificate in Management Development (CMD)


Virtual workshop:
Monday, June 21 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

This full day equivalent course will be offered in a virtual format (described below) in the spring of 2021.

VIRTUAL FORMAT includes three components:


1. Pre-workshop activities - will be sent a few days before the virtual session

2. Virtual session: Monday, June 21 - 9:00 to 12:00

You will be listening to the facilitator(s) and you will communicate with the facilitator(s) and other participants using chat. You will not be seen or heard. The session will take place using Adobe Connect.

3. Post-workshop assignment with feedback provided by the facilitator(s)

 

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When someone asks you to take minutes at a meeting, do you cringe and say, "Why me?" Do you write furiously during a discussion and then scratch your head to make sense of what you wrote after the meeting? Have you ever read minutes and then wondered if you and the minute-taker were even on the same planet? If you've said "yes" to any of these questions... you're not alone.

Creating effective minutes is a process that people commonly struggle with. The reason? They usually have never had the opportunity to learn the tools and techniques for mastering the art of writing effective minutes. As well, people often don't recognize the important role the minute-taker plays in the success of the meeting.

This high-energy workshop resolves those issues. Participants will take an active part in learning the techniques for...

  • note-taking and summarizing efficiently
  • interacting with the chair to keep the discussion on track
  • giving the readers the information they need
  • using clear, concise language
  • using templates to write the minutes
  • developing effective agendas
 
Facilitators: 
Marie Antaya is the Director of Eclectic Communications, a highly recognized training and consulting company. As an international speaker, author of four books and adult educator, Marie has shared her expertise with clients in private, non-profit and public sector organizations leading numerous program and course development projects. Marie designs and delivers informative, practical online and offline programs tailored to the audience's needs. Marie has direct adult education training with certificates in Workshop Facilitation and Adult Education. She is certified to deliver workshops and one-on-one sessions using EQ-i 2.0 Emotional Intelligence and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator instruments. Marie is also a Certified Training and Development Professional. 

Susan Portelance is an associate of Eclectic Communications and brings to the classroom over 10 years of training experience and four years of Toastmasters participation where she has honed her public speaking and leadership skills. Susan has completed training in adult education, presentation skills and coaching skills. Also, she is a Certified Training and Development Professional.

 
This workshop is: 

 

Fees*: 
- QNET Members: $399.00 + GST  QNET member list
- Event Partners (see list below): $399.00 + GST
- Non-Members: $469.00 + GST 
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*2021 Conference Attendees get 20% off one course this spring. Enter "Conference 20%" in the Special Needs box and we'll reduce your invoice by 20%, or refund 20% if you pay by credit card. 
 

Event Partners:
(Members of the following organizations receive the partner rate for this event)
- APICS Winnipeg Chapter (APICS)
Manitoba Aerospace


This session is also presented in partnership with:
- Manitoba Education and Training
- CAM:OE, University of Manitoba Extended Education 

 

 

 

 

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