Meeting minutes are used either to track the progress of deliverables or to list action items. We tailor the format of meeting minutes to our client’s organisation and the type of meetings for which this service is needed. We do use a consistent format every time so that the person taking the minutes knows what to capture and where. There are many purposes that the minutes of a meeting can serve: provide a reference of all points discussed as a historical record, inform people who were absent on what took place, ensure projects are on track and remove roadblocks, assign action items to certain employees, establish next steps for projects, etc.
The purpose of minute-taking includes having a clear goal for the document. In some organisations, meeting minutes are used to track the progress of deliverables, while in others, they are used to list action items. We tailor your meeting minutes format to your organisation and the kind of meeting you are having. We use a consistent format every time so the person taking the minutes knows what to capture and where. There are many goals that the minutes of a meeting can serve: