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  • Level 4
  • 5 Weeks
  • Intakes in 2024

Leverage Generative AI Tools for Effectiveness

Ever-rising, ever-changing and ever-evolving! Generative AI such as ChatGPT, Claude, and Gemini are about to be more important in your business and your life than your smartphone! With rapid paced, daily movements and updates to AI plug-ins it is a crucial time to upskill and stay one step ahead of these societal evolutions. QRC’s NZQA approved Micro-Credential will teach you the instrumental keys needed to leverage generative AI tools for organisational effectiveness. The content will showcase examples of how you can tap into these generative AI tools’ emergent intelligence and reasoning, how to use them to be more productive, and provide you with invaluable insight into how they work.

By the end of the course, students will have strong prompt engineering skills and be capable of using large language models for a wide range of tasks in their job such as writing e-mails, social media posts planning, simulation, and even programming.

Who is this course for?

  • This course is open to anyone who wants to stay ahead of the curve.
  • Education providers, Business Owners, Management or Entrepreneurs.

When will this course run?

  • This course will run in Queenstown, Christchurch, Auckland, Wellington, and Southland throughout the year. For specific and accurate course dates, please use the application form.

Course Outline

5 Weeks | Level 4 | Credits: 5

Micro-credential: Leveraging Generative AI to support Organisational Effectiveness

Delivered in: Queenstown or Auckland

Learning outcomes:

  1. Explain the principles of Generative AI in relation to using AI models to support organisations
  2. Discuss the ethical implications of Generative AI involving use of AI applications and society as a whole
  3. Apply Generative AI to support operational efficiency

2024 Dates & Fees

Email us to enquire about our 2024 dates in Christchurch, Queenstown, Wellington, Southland and Auckland.

*All fees are in NZD$ | Tuition fees are subject to annual increases.
2024 Tuition Fees
Domestic & Australian Students $320
International Students $1500
2024 Dates available by enquiry
Christchurch | 17th June 2024 (2 days in person)
Queenstown | Contact us for dates
Auckland | Contact us for dates
Southland | Contact us for dates
Wellington | Contact us for dates

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FAQ

Who is this course for?
  • It’s open to anyone who is eager to stay ahead of the curve and doesn’t want to miss out on the transformative potential that AI innovations such as ChatGPT, MidJourney whilst understanding its limitation and using them responsibility.
  • CEO’s, Managers, Teachers, Business Owners, High School Students.
Do I need to have a technical background?
  • No prior technical or AI knowledge is required.
  • English language or NCEA Level 2 is required.
What is the format of this course?
  • This course uses blended learning.
    • Compulsory 2-day in-person workshop in Queenstown or Auckland, held on the first two days of your course (please note this 2-day work shop does not include accommodation or flights).
    • Followed by 5-weeks of online learning with tutor check-ins.
  • You will be assessed via weekly quizzes and an e-workbook relating to how you will use AI within a business problem.
How long is this course?
  • 5-weeks.
Is this course 100% online learning?
  • No – there is a 2-day in-person workshop (Queenstown or Auckland). Research has shown that blended delivery yields the best student outcome and learning outcome.
  • The 2-day in-person workshop will be held at the start of your course and is compulsory.
  • (Please note this 2-day work shop does not include accommodation or flights).
What’s the time commitment?
  • It is recommended that students allocate five hours per week of study to the course.
    • Two hours of online learning and three hours of self directed learning.
  • The online lectures are recorded, allowing students to listen at their convenience.
  • There will be a weekly tutorial session where students can check in and ask questions about coursework or assignments.
What if I have questions or need learning support during the course?
  • There is a weekly check in with the teaching team should you need help and forums to ask your questions.
  • Our student services team can guide you in the right direction for assistance.
How much does it cost?
  • New Zealand Domestic Students and Australian students: $320
  • International students: $1500
Entry requirements
  • 18 years+ at time of course.
  • A New Zealand or Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Applicants will be interviewed to ensure course suitability (digital literacy) and specific learner needs from a pastoral care perspective.
  • International students: If English is not your first language, evidence of competency in English is required: Achievement of NCEA Level 3 and met New Zealand University requirements, OR English proficiency of an IELTS score of 6 with no band less than 5.5 or Pearson Test of English score of 50 with no band score lower than 42 AND English proficiency outcome needs to have been achieved in the last two years before enrolment and in one sitting.
Is this open to International students?
  • Yes.
  • Fees: $1500NZD
  • If English is not your first language, evidence of competency in English is required: Achievement of NCEA Level 3 and met New Zealand University requirements, OR English proficiency of an IELTS score of 6 with no band less than 5.5 or Pearson Test of English score of 50 with no band score lower than 42 AND English proficiency outcome needs to have been achieved in the last two years before enrolment and in one sitting.
Can I complete this course while working full time?
  • Yes. This is an online course, however there is a 2-day compulsory in-person workshop in either Auckland or Queenstown at the start of your course.
  • (Please note this 2-day work shop does not include accommodation or flights).