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FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2019 * 9:00AM to 5:00PM

This Master Class training is intended to provide minute-takers an understanding of the importance of their role and practical techniques for producing minutes that contain essential information in concise and efficient language.

The modules include a step-by-step guide from preparing for the documentary and physical requirement of a meeting, writing an effective agenda, taking down effective notes, using standard terminology in minutes writing, and more! The session will combine instructionals, inter-active discussions and exercises, with suggested templates you can take back to your workplace and immediately use in meetings.

This is the only program that will teach you the best practices in minutes taking and provide you vital information on the legal guidelines and regulations on meetings mandated by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
   Limited Seats Only, Pre-Registration Required


   Contact Person: Camille Jonas
   Manila lines: (+632) 556-8968 or 69
 Manila Telefax: (+632) 842-7148 or 59
 Cebu lines: (+63 32) 512-3106 or 07
    Training Fee:
    P7,980 if you register and pay on or
                before May 21, 2019
    P8,980 regular training fee
   inclusive of Meals, Resource Kit, &
   Certificate of Attendance

Course Director and Lecturer: Atty. Mia G. Gentugaya - is of counsel in SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan and was senior partner and head of its Banking, Finance & Securities Department. She specializes in banking, finance and securities, foreign investments, and corporations.

Ms. Gentugaya has been cited as one of the leading lawyers in the AsiaLaw Profiles, the International Financial Law Review's Guide to the World's International Business Law Firms, the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, and Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Leading Lawyers for Business..

    Who Should Attend:

      •Board Directors
      •Corporate Secretary
      •Minute Takers
      •Everyone interested to learn       minute taking of meetings

This Training is Open
to the General Public

Masterclass on Writing Minutes of Meetings

Seda Cebu Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines
Friday, 21 June 2019, 9:00am to 5:00pm

Course Outline

Module One: Introduction

This module provides an overview of minute taking and introduces you to the fundamentals that all minute-takers should know. It explains what minute taking is, its importance, and what your role as minute-taker entails.
      • What is minute taking?
      • Why is minute taking important?
      • The minute-taker
      • The minute-taker's role
      • The chairperson and other participants

Module Two: Preparation

This module looks at the preparatory stage of the minute taking process. We will explain the importance of producing agendas and templates, researching agenda items, procuring appropriate equipment for use during the meeting, taking certain documents to the meeting, and coordination with other persons responsible for the meeting.

Part 1 - Documentation

      • The agenda vs. the by-laws, business practice
      • Preparing an agenda
      • Agenda items for prior action
      • Preparing templates
      • Coordination - assistants, managers, others

Morning coffee break and networking

Part 2 - Physical set-up

      • Preparing the meeting room
      • What equipment will I need?
      • Anything I should avoid using?
      • Arranging for other (special) equipment

Lunch break

Shake, rattle & roll [Keeping people awake with some exercises]

Module Three: At the Meeting

This module provides a comprehensive guide to taking notes effectively during a meeting. We will walk you through what your notes should include, what information you should focus on, and how to assist in maintaining focus on the agenda.

Part 1 - Skills & Etiquette

Part 2 - The Meeting Itself

      • Joining the meeting
      • Styles in taking minutes
      • Recording motions/ resolutions
      • What next: action points
      • Maintaining focus on the agenda

Afternoon break & networking

Module Four: After the Meeting

This module will teach you how to best write the official Minutes once you have made notes on key details. We will discuss writing style options, must-include items, and what to do once you complete the Minutes.
      • Actually writing the minutes - when, what, how
      • Minutes styles
      • Approved items, action points, timetables
      • Some standard provisions, useful terms
      • The finished minutes - what to do next

Module Five: Interactive session/ workshop

Summary of session & take-aways

TRAINING FEE PER PERSON: (Fee covers Meals, Resource Kit, Certificate of Attendance)

P7,980 if you register and pay on or before May 21, 2019
P8,980 regular training fee

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