Prepare Agendas and Meaningful Minutes

This course focuses on meetings from the minute-taker's point of view. You'll get practical, confidence-boosting tips that will help you support the Chairperson and make your meetings a success.


1 Day

Time (AWST)


Meetings are an established part of organisational life, but that doesn’t mean they are done well. This course explores the essential aspects of preparing for and recording the outcomes of efficient and effective meetings.

Who will benefit

Anyone responsible for preparing meetings, taking minutes and recording the outcomes of meetings.


  • Setting and agreeing on the agenda
  • Preparing meaningful agendas
  • Working with the chairperson to make minute taking easier
  • Deciding what to record
  • Turning notes into a meaningful record of the meeting
  • Note-taking practice.

Learning Outcomes

Participants should be able to:

  • Prepare documentation for meetings
  • Record and produce minutes of meetings
  • Learn how to set the agenda
  • Distribute minutes at the right time
  • Write clear and concise minutes
  • Archive the minutes for use as well as for legal purposes.

What past course attendees say:

"A fantastic course. I’ll definitely book more courses at AIM WA."
Lucy Atkinson
City of Cockburn
Executive Support Services
"I enjoyed how interactive the training was. Great venue."
Kyre Gibb
Ever Nimble Tech Experts
Group Accountant
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