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Writing Proper Minutes

The writing of proper, appropriate and accurate Minutes is crucial in any meeting. It serves as a significant historical document for an organisation as it looks at its development and accomplishments over time. 

Learning Objectives

At the workshop, participants will learn:
  • The importance of a clear agenda
  • Anticipating and managing common problems when preparing an agenda
  • Being prepared for a meeting
  • The importance of minutes
  • Relevant VS. irrelevant items for recording
  • Clarifying and confirming points of discussion and decision
  • Establishing proper headings for topics and issues discussed
  • Writing concise sentences and paragraphs
  • Using clear and accurate language
  • Standards and conventions accepted locally and globally

Target Audience

Healthcare professionals tasked to write minutes in the course of work.


  • 10 – 11 July 2023
  • 20 – 21 November 2023


9.00am to 5.00pm (2 days)

Course Fees

S$529.20 (SingHealth rate, including GST)
S$637.20 (non-SingHealth rate, including GST)

Class Size

20 to 25 pax


Online (via WebConference platform) or
SingHealth Academy
Connection One, 168 Jalan Bukit Merah, Tower 3, #06-07, Singapore 150168


SingHealth Academy 


Dr Isaac Lim

Registration Details

NOTE: For SingHealth staff, please attain supervisor approval and update respective institution HRs for training records.

To register, please email the following information to –
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Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Successful registrants will be notified via email with information on payment details.

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