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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1005
Fax:     (239) 590-1066



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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Writing Successful Meeting Minutes" Workshop

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

WHAT     "Writing Successful Meeting Minutes" full-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Professional Development Series. Meeting minutes are no longer designed to track nuances of discussions but to focus on reporting who did what. Participants will 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, Sept. 3

WHERE     Broadcast Building 111

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

COST     $87

CONTACT     Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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