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SPEED WRITING           Half Day Course 

SUITABLE FOR Anyone working in today’s fast-paced environment who needs to take notes quickly and accurately. Ideal for minute taking, taking a brief from a client or colleague, or even taking an accurate telephone message. A real alternative to shorthand.






By the end of the course delegates will be able to:


  • Take notes and/or minutes using speedwriting techniques

  • Take telephone or other messages quickly and accurately

  • Use strategies to further build your speed






  • What is Speedwriting and why it’s useful

  • What we will cover today

  • What your priorities are from the training


Getting Started

  • Some basic speedwriting rules

  • Useful abbreviations

  • Shortcuts and handy hints


Taking Notes

  • Practise, practise, practise

  • Building your speed


Action Plan

  • How do I develop my own unique abbreviations

  • Strategies for building speed back at work


Putting it into practice





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