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Taking Effective Minutes Course

Craft clear, actionable minutes of board meetings. Every time.

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Minute Taking Made Easy

Get your board ready for action by mastering the entire process of recording accurate board meeting minutes.

Never record another irrelevant statement, miss an important decision or record too much-or-not enough by discovering our proven process: 

7 Recording Secretary Skills

Learn the skills board recording secretaries need to take accurate meeting minutes. 

Sample Minutes

Discover and review sample action minutes and templates. 

5 Recording Secretary Responsibilities

Learn what is expected of the board recording secretary at meetings. 

 Before the Meeting 

What to do before the board meeting.

During the Meeting 

What to do, say and record during the board meeting. 

After the Meeting 

What to do after the board meeting and how to summarise the action minutes document. 

"A set of well-constructed minutes of one meeting form a solid foundation for the next."
Tom Abbott
Co-founder AMC Governance Solutions

Meet Your Trainer

Tom Abbott

Tom is an authority on Governance and Strategic Planning and is the CEO of AMC Governance Solutions. Tom has over 25 years experience as CEO, President and board director of several corporate and not-for-profit organizations. He is also a Certified Speaking Professional, a designation held by 1.5% of speakers globally.


Exclusive Bonus Resources

Library of Booklets

Get access to all of our books and booklets in one place

Bonus Training Videos

On-demand access to past and upcoming full length training webinars

Guest Experts

Learn from nonprofit Founders, Executive Directors and Partners in 1 easy spot


Library of Books
and Booklets

Get exclusive access to 10+ booklets and cheatsheets as well as our 2 full length books on governance.


Exlusive Full Length Training Videos

Access all of our past and upcoming webinars on topics covering governance and strategic planning.


Advice from Board Members

Access in 1 easy place interviews with board members, nonprofit Founders, Executive Directors and Partners as they share their advice.

Minute Taking Made Easy

Sign up now to start taking clear, comprehensive, actionable meeting minutes. 



Learn how to record accurate, clear and helpful board meeting minutes. 



Train staff and the whole board on how to record  board meeting minutes. 

BONUS:Minute Taking Made Easy Worksheets

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