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

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 Writing 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., Tuesday, April 10

WHERE Student Union 213

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

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