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Why study this course

This one-day course explores Microsoft Copilots. It is designed to provide participants with practical, hands-on experience using all the Copilots, focusing on how AI can be integrated and utilised within business environments. The course aims to establish a proficiency in managing these Microsoft tools, offering learners direct interaction with them.

Students will be provided with a Copilot for M365 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

The curriculum includes an introduction to AI, detailed sessions on Microsoft Copilots, exploration of text prompts, and practical guidance on working effectively with Copilot. Through this course, participants are equipped to apply AI solutions to real-world business challenges, enhancing their ability to innovate and improve efficiency in their respective industries. The curriculum is designed not only to impart knowledge but also to provide hands-on experience with these Copilots, ensuring that participants leave with the competence to apply AI in various business contexts.


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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

  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning principles

  • Generative AI capabilities

Copilots Introduction

  • Bing Copilot: Enhanced search results

  • Windows Copilot: OS integration

  • 365 Copilot: Productivity in Office 365

  • GitHub Copilot: AI-driven code suggestions

  • Power Platform Copilot: Workflow automation

  • Security Copilot: Cybersecurity enhancement

Copilot Components

  • Large Language Models - GPT

  • AI Semantic Search and Embeddings

  • 365 Apps and Microsoft Graph

  • Internet and Code Connectivity

Text Prompts

  • Writing clear instructions

  • Role assignment

  • Utilising reference texts and examples

  • Task breakdown

  • Timing considerations

  • Prompt structure

  • Chain of thought prompting

  • Understanding generated knowledge

  • Gradual information revelation

  • Formatting importance

Image Prompts

  • Style modifiers

  • Quality boosters

  • Understanding repetition

  • Shot types

Copilot Security

  • 365 Security measures

  • Compliance frameworks

  • Privacy policies

Working with Copilot

  • Bing Copilot: Search enhancements

  • 365 Copilot Chat: Real-time communication

  • Copilot with Teams: Meeting management

  • Copilot with Office apps: Document creation

  • Copilot with Outlook: Email management

  • Copilot Studio: Content creation and management


Prerequisites

Before coming on this course, it is highly recommended that participants have an understanding of computers and business applications such as Office 365 but no prior AI experience is necessary. Participants will have access to an Office 365 lab environment fully licensed for Microsoft's M365 Copilot with sample data pre-provisioned. There will be continued access to the lab environments for 30 days after your course (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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