Google AI Essentials

Google AI Essentials

Learn from experts at Google and get essential AI skills to boost your productivity with Google AI Essentials, zero experience required.

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  • Use generative AI tools to help develop ideas and content, make more informed decisions, and speed up daily work tasks

  • Write clear and specific prompts to get the output you want - you’ll apply prompting techniques to help summarize, create tag lines, and more

  • Use AI responsibly by identifying AI’s potential biases and avoiding harm 

  • Develop strategies to stay up-to-date in the emerging landscape of AI

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There are 5 modules in this course

Discover how AI works and explore foundational AI concepts, such as machine learning (ML). Learn about the rise of generative AI and how to perform tasks with it. By the end of this module, you’ll have an understanding of the capabilities and limitations of AI tools and how to integrate generative AI in the workplace.

What's included

11 videos4 readings2 assignments

Leverage generative AI tools to speed up work tasks and boost your productivity. Examine the important role humans play in the effective use of AI, and understand the types of workplace tasks you can augment with AI. By the end of this module, you will be able to determine if AI is right for a given task and how to use AI to accelerate workflows.

What's included

11 videos5 readings3 assignments

Write effective prompts to get the output you want. Learn how to incorporate prompting techniques, such as few-shot prompting, into your work. Understand how generative AI tools produce output and the importance of evaluating output before using it. By the end of this module, you will be able to write clear and specific prompts and produce outputs that help accomplish workplace tasks.

What's included

9 videos5 readings3 assignments

Use AI responsibly by mitigating unfair biases and inaccuracies. Learn how to apply a framework of AI harms to sample workplace scenarios and recognize the security risks of using AI in the workplace. By the end of this module, you will gain an understanding of how to use AI responsibly and effectively, and a checklist to help you do it.

What's included

8 videos2 readings1 assignment

Continue developing your skills within the current and emerging AI landscape. Learn about the ways organizations have leveraged AI and consider how these innovations may inspire your own AI-powered workplace solutions. By the end of this module, you will develop a strategy to stay up-to-date with future AI developments.

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9 videos4 readings3 assignments1 plugin


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