Fundamentals of Generative AI

Category: Information Technology


Date: Sep 03, 2024 - Sep 27, 2024

Duration: 4 Weeks

Schedule:

Tuesday - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Wednesday - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Friday - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM


Application Deadline:

Aug 06, 2024


Delivery Method: In-person

Course Fee: PKR 40000

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Overview:

The Fundamentals of Generative AI course provides an in-depth exploration of AI's latest capabilities across various industries. Participants will gain expertise in working with text and images in Generative AI, prompt engineering and AI-driven data analysis, enabling them to integrate these powerful tools into their professional practices. Join us to uncover the potential of generative AI and learn how to create innovative solutions tailored to your specific industry needs.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • Understand the foundations of AI, generative AI, and key terminology.

  • Master prompt engineering, multilingual and multimodal prompting techniques.

  • Comprehend how language models and large language models (LLMs) work.

  • Learn advanced data analysis and visualization using AI tools.

  • Image generation (text to image) and image analysis (automatically describing an image) using AI.

  • Learn Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) with hands on exercises.

  • Create your own custom GPT models.

  • Learn about the limitations and risks of AI integration and the importance of safety guardrails.

  • Learn practical steps towards transforming your company into an AI-enabled organization.

Centre for Continuing Education Studies
Course Outline

Instructor

Dr. Agha Ali Raza
Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at LUMS
Founding director of the Center for Speech and Language Technologies (CSaLT)

Application Process:

Participants must register online through the CES website by clicking on their desired course and filling out a one-page form. Before starting the registration process, please ensure that you have the following:

- A passport-sized photograph for the CES smartcard. It should be against a white background.

- Correct CNIC details.

Incorrect information provided during the registration process will lead towards cancellation of your enrolment at any stage, and participants will not be entitled to claim a refund.

Once you have completed your online registration, you may proceed to the payment section. You have two options:

1. Pay online using your bank debit/credit cards through LUMS online payment system https://pay.lums.edu.pk 

2. Download the fee voucher and deposit cash in any branch of the designated banks specified on the fee voucher.

Once the payment has been made, you will receive a confirmation email within 24 to 48 working hours, and your payment status will be updated to "ENROLLED" in the online application portal.

Installment:

KalPay Taleem offers an instalment facility for participants enrolled in CES on-campus courses and workshops. If you want this option, please email taleem@kalpayfinancials.com or call at 0328 3044414 for more information.


Note: CES may cancel or postpone a course due to insufficient enrolment or unforeseen circumstances. In this case, the university will refund registration/processing fee (if any) but will not be responsible for any other related charges/expenses including cancellation/change charges by airline and travel agencies.

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