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Speed Writing for Business Meetings and Beyond

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Price: $199


The Fast Way to Take Accurate Notes

Whether you’re meeting with one person or a hundred people … taking a message over the phone … jotting notes at a conference … today’s business world demands that you capture critical information at a rapid speed.

So imagine being able to write as much as twice as fast as you do now.

You'll keep up easily when taking notes in meetings, conferences, or on the phone. You’ll capture what you need as quickly as they talk and you won’t miss a word.

Everyone can benefit from writing faster.

This webinar will teach you a super-fast handwriting method based on the letters of the alphabet. This is not a shorthand method that requires squiggles on the page or unfamiliar hieroglyphics—you will write using letters of the English language.


We have 1 webinar(s) available starting between 4/26/2016 - 4/26/2016

Date Location Time Attendees  
On Demand Online Webinar On Demand
For assistance registering more than 4  people, please call 1-877-566-9441.

What You Will Learn

This course creates a foundation for success by teaching you to write how a word sounds. We will focus on these five areas to boost your handwriting speed: 
  1. Simple words
  2. Words with prefixes
  3. Words with suffixes
  4. Past tense 
  5. Compound words

Once we have established a foundation of writing how a word sounds, this course will also show you how to use common abbreviations and how to use symbols.

As an added bonus, this course will introduce you to a note-taking method designed to help you save time and take notes with the greatest efficiency based upon the time-tested Cornell Method.

How You Will Benefit

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Summarize the elements of speedwriting in taking notes
  • Understand writing techniques for speed
  • Demonstrate methods for speedwriting success

How Do AMA Webinars Work?

AMA Webinars provide you with a cost-effective and convenient way to boost your know-how. You can participate in the comfort of your office without the need for travel costs and time.
Because the Webinar is live, you can ask our expert questions via online chat during the program. In addition, we will be sending you pre-work approximately one day before the program date via email. Please register early to get these materials which will help guide your learning process!

In addition, paid registrants will have a single-user license to access a recorded archive of the program for a full year. 
Please note that AMA Webinars are designed to provide a one-to-one learning experience for an individual and are not designed to be viewed in a group setting. Program access is available only via the MYAMA account of the registered attendee.

Webinars which offer continuing education credits only apply to registered participants. To qualify for CEU credits, you must register for and attend the live event for the full 90 minutes and participate in all of the polling exercises. Archived/On Demand webinars do not qualify for CEUs.

About the Presenters

Christy Woods is a business trainer who has presented seminars in cities throughout the United States and the United Kingdom with audiences comprising corporate, government, academic, and nonprofit professionals. She is an editor, book reviewer, business writing coach, and adjunct professor teaching grammar and writing for colleges in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Christy is also the founder and director of a nonprofit organization promoting meditation, mindfulness, wholeness, and wellness.

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Technical Requirements

To fully participate in this electronic, interactive and live session, please check your system (or ask your IT department) to ensure it meets the following requirements:

Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements

Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows

  • Internet Explorer 7 or higher, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 11.2 or higher

Macintosh (OS X 10.5 or higher)

  • Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, or Google Chrome


  • Ubuntu 10.04 or higher; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6; OpenSuSE 11.3
  • Mozilla Firefox

Test Your Computer

Please ensure that your computer is "Flash/Connect enabled" by clicking on the following link in order to run a short test:

If successful, you will receive a "Test Completed Successfully" message on the page.

Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum bandwidth requirement is 512 kbps for meeting attendees
  • POP-UP Blockers must be turned off to access the program
  • Additional Technical specs can be found here.

Important tip - Please allow 15 minutes prior to joining a session to conduct your set-up and testing!