Servicing Meetings and Committees (Introduction)

Professional Development Programme

Participants: All staff who are new to servicing meetings and committees. (Maximum of 16 places)

Pre-requisites: None

This course is intended for participants to:

  • understand the purpose of meetings and what makes them effective
  • state the role and functions of the minute taker and the chair person, and demonstrate minute taking skills
  • develop listening to select and precise information using reported speech

Anticipated learning outcomes:
By the end of this session, you will have explored:

  • styles of writing
  • purposes of meetings
  • effective meetings
  • roles of the note-taker
  • types of minutes
  • barriers to listening
  • role and skills of the chairperson
  • Promotes excellence in areas of teaching, research, administration and the provision of support services

Preparation: None

Related resources: Desktop Learning articles:

On-line Learning programme:

Facilitator: Lindsay Wright, Consultant About the facilitator...

Date, time and venue:

20 May 2015 1000 - 1300 Foster Court Room 132


  • Free for all staff on the UCL payroll
  • £80 for UCL Affiliated / Higher Education Institutions / Charities
  • £200 for External Applicants

How to book: Booking Form

OD Course Contact: Khiera Yusuf