Who should attend
Anyone who has to take notes at meetings, interviews, disciplinary hearings or deal with complex telephone messages and would like to do so with greater speed and accuracy.
Whether it’s minuting a meeting, taking a telephone message, noting instructions or note-taking in an interview, the ability to write quickly in a form that can easily be read back is invaluable.
Most people need a note taking system for work or study, but few people have the time or inclination to spend a year or two learning shorthand. This Speed Writing course will help you toward your academic and professional goals through learning techniques to capture information in any form.
By the end of the course participants will be able to:
- explain the principles of speed writing and how it differs from traditional shorthand
- recognise different word types and how to create abbreviations
- take notes faster and more efficiently at meetings, interviews etc.
- use handy tips for taking telephone messages and improve listening skills
The course will take you through a number of steps to learn Speed Writing, both for taking better and more complete notes, all the way to the point of being able to write faster and be much more productive with your writing time.