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Mastering Minute Writing

Mastering Minute Writing


The Mastering Minute Writing course at CTS College provides a comprehensive overview of minute writing, covering both foundational principles and advanced techniques. It incorporates practical exercises and real-world examples to enhance learning and skill development. At the end of this course, students will be able to write minutes effectively for any event and organisation.


Upon completion of this programme, students would:

  • Have proficiency in minute writing - a valuable skill in many administrative and managerial roles, often contributing to career progression
  • Be able to provide clear records that help in tracking decisions and actions, facilitating informed decision-making and follow-ups
  • Have developed active listening skills, enabling them to discern and record essential information effectively
  • Know how to organise information systematically, improving overall organisational abilities
  • Possess the confidence in their ability to take accurate and comprehensive minutes, reducing anxiety related to meeting documentation
  • Have the ability to manage time effectively by learning efficient minute-taking techniques


Below are some of the main features of this course:

  • Short duration - can be completed in only 1 day
  • Competitive rates with flexible payment plans
  • Experienced lecturer with excellent student support
  • Face-to-face and online classes (online classes are recorded for further review)
  • Support group via WhatsApp with the lecturer, programme manager and students

Target Audience

This course is perfect for:

  • Employees seeking professional development
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Persons desirous of learning a new skill
  • External Contractors / Consultants
  • Executive Assistants
  • Board Secretaries

Entry Requirements

Students are expected to be computer literate in order to start this course. Work experience is also an asset.

Course Content

The following would be covered in this course:

1: Introduction to Minute Writing

  • Definition and importance of minutes
  • Purpose and scope of minute writing
  • Types of meetings and their corresponding minutes

2: Preparing for Minute Writing

  • Understanding meeting objectives and agendas
  • Familiarising with meeting participants and roles
  • Gathering necessary tools and templates
  • Establishing a system for recording minutes

3: Essential Skills for Minute Writing

  • Active listening techniques
  • Note-taking strategies for accuracy and efficiency
  • Summarising key points and action items
  • Time management during meetings
  • Prioritising information for inclusion in minutes

4: Structuring Minutes

  • Components of well-structured minutes
  • Formatting and layout guidelines
  • Incorporating action items, decisions, and follow-up tasks
  • Ensuring clarity and readability
  • Reviewing and editing minutes for accuracy and completeness

5: Legal and Ethical Considerations

  • Confidentiality and data protection
  • Impartiality and objectivity in recording proceedings

6: Practical Exercises and Case Studies

  • Simulated meeting scenarios for minute writing practice
  • Reviewing and critiquing sample minutes

7: Tips for Continuous Improvement

  • Seeking feedback and evaluation
  • Reflecting on personal performance and areas for growth
  • Continuing education and professional development opportunities

8: Conclusion

  • Recap of key concepts and skills learned
  • Importance of minute writing in organisational governance and decision-making


Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Saturday 09:00 am to 01:00 pm 1-Day 4 hours $500.00 TBA

Session - Saturday (09:00 am to 01:00 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
Session 1 - Online Classes Saturday, August 17, 2024 Saturday, August 17, 2024
Session 2 - Online Classes Saturday, October 19, 2024 Saturday, October 19, 2024

Delivery Mode

Online Classes

This course will be delivered via live online classes. Students will be provided with a link to join the class as well as other relevant instructions at least one day before the start of each class. These classes are also recorded - therefore students have the option to review the course content as often as they like.

Additional Info


Students would be required to complete the following assessment(s) for this course:

  • Short quizzes
  • Final assessment


In order to receive the CTS College certificate of completion or participation for this course, students must attend a minimum of 75% of classes and pay any outstanding fees. Where applicable, students who do not meet the necessary assessment requirements, but attended the required number of classes would receive a CTS College certificate of participation.

Certificates would be provided in digital format which would allow students to access, print and share their certificates 24/7 on demand. For more information on our digital certificates please click here.

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Fees & Payment


This course is offered at the affordable price of $500. In order to start the course, students must pay a minimum of 50% before the first class.

Payment Plans

Students can be given a payment plan where the initial downpayment is made, with an arrangement for the remaining balance to be paid over the duration of the course. Please feel free to contact us to discuss a payment plan customised for you.

Payment Methods

The following table shows the details for the 4 convenient ways to pay the CTS College fees for this programme:

Payment Method Details
Linx Paid at the Administration Office
Credit Card Paid at the Administration Office

Paid at the Administration Office

Made Payable to CTS College

Online Bank Transfer

Paid via Online Banking

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Student Support


At CTS College, we believe in crafting an extraordinary student experience. This is why we have selected Ms. Rachel Murray to facilitate the Mastering Minute Writing course. Ms. Murray not only imparts knowledge, but creates a learning experience where students feel valued and appreciated. She is also committed to shaping a transformative learning journey and creating an educational adventure that goes beyond the ordinary.

Ms. Rachel Murray is a Human Resources Professional with over five years of management experience and 10 years leading teams. Her experience spans across the education, health and small business development sectors. She has experience in lecturing and facilitating professional development workshops for over 10 years.

Rachel is a dynamic speaker and holds an MBA in Human Resource Management, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and professional certifications in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Workplace, Human Resource Analytics, Systems Thinking in Public Health, Financial Planning and other areas of human capital development. She has been delivering workshops to students across varying institutions and organisations to improve workforce performance.

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of this course. If you would like further information or clarification on this programme please contact:

Ms. Kelly Ann Bholasingh
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 360-3209 / (868) 740-9095

E-mail: Certifications@CTSCollege.com

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