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Effective Prompting

  • Length 1 day
  • Price  NZD 747.83 exc GST
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Why study this course

The course "Effective Prompting" is a comprehensive one-day program designed to provide students with a solid foundation in generative artificial intelligence. It is organised into five modules, each focusing on different aspects of generative AI and its applications in the workplace.

Students will be provided with an Open AI - ChatGPT licence for the duration of this course. We use hands-on, real-world examples to help you understand what is possible with this new and highly productive way to work.

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What you’ll learn

By the end of the course, participants should feel confident in their understanding of generative AI and be able to apply their knowledge to a range of tasks, from automating mundane office work to crafting engaging content and even aiding in software development. The goal is to demystify AI and make it an accessible and useful tool for all.

Lumify at Lumify Work

Lumify Work is the leading information and communications technology training provider in Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines. In collaboration with our partners, our team designed and curated courses and masterclasses to enable people with skills in consulting, vendor management, IT Service Management (ITSM), and more.

Who is the course for?

Professionals looking to automate routine tasks, content creators aiming to generate engaging material, software developers seeking to enhance their coding efficiency, and anyone interested in leveraging AI to improve productivity and creativity can benefit from this course.

Course subjects

Generative AI Basics

  • Introduction to Data AI and Search AI

  • Principles of Machine Learning and Deep Learning

  • Generative AI applications

LLM Capabilities

  • Text completions and chat conversations

  • Digital assistants and system messages

  • Prompt components and their strategic use

  • Privacy, security, and data residency considerations

  • Contextual memories and GPT model variations

Text Prompts

  • Roles in prompts and their effects

  • Formulating clear instructions

  • Managing real-time information expectations

  • Importance of context in prompts

  • Using examples to guide output style

Plug-ins and Extensions

  • Internet connectivity for real-time data

  • Executing Python/code within LLMs13

  • Third-party plug-in integration

  • Personal data incorporation in LLM workflows

Image Prompts

  • Style modifiers for AI-generated images

  • Quality boosters for visual impact

  • Effective use of repetition in design

  • Camera shots and angles simulation

Code Prompts

  • Debugging with LLMs

  • Code completion and suggestion assistance

  • Generating documentation for code bases

  • LLM integration with development environments

Potential Issues

  • Content filters and inappropriate content prevention

  • Data bias identification and reduction

  • Recognising and correcting hallucinations

  • Managing recency bias and token/message length limitations

Prompt Uses

  • Summarisation of large volumes of information

  • Content creation for specific audiences

  • Brainstorming with AI for idea generation

  • Fact-checking for content accuracy

  • Reformatting text for different platforms

  • Intent recognition in user queries


A basic knowledge of AI tools and terminologies is recommended but not essential. Students will be given free access to Open AI and Chat GTP as well as access to a Microsoft 365 lab environment with a Copilot license. Students will have access to the Microsoft lab environment post course for up to 30 days (subject to availability).

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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