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Prompt Engineering Course Outline

This half-day instructor-led course teaches participants how to effectively utilize several different language models for generating high-quality text prompts. The course covers different types of prompts, best practices for prompt engineering, and optimal prompting techniques. It includes case studies to demonstrate how to craft prompts for various scenarios.

By the end of the course, participants will have gained the skills and knowledge needed to create effective text prompts for various purposes, such as job productivity, personal growth, and beyond. This course is a great opportunity for those looking to improve their writing skills and to become more efficient in their work or personal life.

To attend this class, a basic understanding of computer concepts is required. No prior knowledge of AI or machine learning is necessary.


Getting Started with Copilot
Understanding Microsoft Copilot
Understanding Search Engines vs. Large Language Models
Knowing Copilot Limitations
Accessing Copilot

Understanding Prompt Engineering
Describing Prompt Engineering
Understanding Tokens
Understanding the Structure of a Prompt
Creating Basic Prompts

Getting Started with Prompting
Learning Different Types of Prompts
Working with Shot Prompting
Categorizing Items
Using TL;DR (Too Long; Didn't Read)

Using Additional Prompting Techniques
Using Chain of Thought Prompting
Using Conditional Prompting
Using Role Based Prompting
Working with Creative Constraints Prompting
Using Fine Tuning with Prompting

Understanding Best Practices for Prompting
Defining the task clearly and concisely
Providing examples of the desired results
Using Specific and Consistent Text
Testing and Refining your Prompts
Using Appropriate Tone

Building Move Effective Prompts
Crafting Better Prompts
Using Notebook
Learning the Co-Star Framework
Using the TIDD-EC Framework

Additional Prompts for Targeting Specific Answers
Giving Step by Step Instructions Prompting
Creating a List Prompting
Writing Prompts for a Target Audience
Presenting the Information in a Table
Acting Like an Expert Prompts

Optional Topics:

Using Productivity Prompts
Writing Resumes
Creating Cover Letters
Using Marketing Prompts
Creating an Ad from a Product Description

Prompting In the Classroom
Converting English to Another Language
Using ChatGPT with Microsoft Excel
Creating a Macro Using ChatGPT
Enhancing Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
Using Creative Problem-Solving Prompts
Building Collaboration and Teamwork
Creating Study Notes
Creating an Essay Outline

Using Personal Growth Prompts
Exploring Health and Wellness Prompts
Working with Interview Preparation
Using Time Management and Organization Prompts
Getting Financial Advice
Planning Travel
Cooking and Meal Planning

Case Studies
Case Study 1 - Unemployed
Case Study 2 - Lost My IT Job
Case Study 3 - Bereavement Note
Case Study 4 - Restaurant Review
Case Study 5 - Anniversary
Case Study 6 - BBQ
Case Study 7 - Generate Prompts About Your Profession

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Attend hands-on, instructor-led Prompt Engineering training classes at ONLC's more than 300 locations. Not near one of our locations? Attend these same live classes from your home/office PC via our Remote Classroom Instruction (RCI) technology.

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