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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Writing Effective Meeting Minutes" Workshop
5/24/2006

WHO     FGCU Florida Institute of Government, for managers and employees from both the private and public sectors

WHAT     "Writing Effective Meeting Minutes" full-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Communication and Interpersonal Skills Programs. Meeting minutes are no longer designed to track nuances of discussions but to focus on reporting who did what. Participants learn timesaving techniques for capturing the right type and amount of information, and practical tools to produce minutes that are useful, high-impact, concise and professional. Jim Jacoby is instructor for the course.

WHEN     8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, June 16

WHERE     FGCU

WHY     To learn how to:
     Improve the accuracy and quality of meeting minutes
     Capture accurately the key points and details of discussions, no matter how rambling the meeting
     Transcribe notes into a reader-friendly usable form
     Select the formats that are most appropriate for particular types of meetings
     Write in "plain language"
     Project an organized, competent, professional image in written minutes

COST     $109

CONTACT     Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or jhartke@fgcu.edu

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