Primavera
Course

WHO IS PRIMAVERA COURSE FOR?

Participants will create a project, add activities and relationships, assign resources, adjust the project plan to account for schedule delays and over-allocated resources, and analyze portfolios. Participants will also learn how to customize the personal workspace and the project workspace to monitor project progress and communicate with team members. Oracle BI and BPM are not covered in Primavera P6. The course uses P6, Primavera Web-based project management tool. It is divided into four sections: Overview and Creating a Project; Scheduling the Project and Managing Data; Assigning Resources and Baselining; and Project Execution and Control.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Understanding Primavera P6 Data

  • Describing Enterprise and Project-Specific data
  • Logging In
  • Opening an Existing Project
  • Opening and Customizing Layouts

Enterprise Project Structure

  • Describing Components of EPS

Creating A Project

  • Create a project
  • Navigating in the Projects Window
  • Viewing Project Details

Creating A Work Breakdown Structure

  • Defining a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Creating the WBS Hierarchy

Adding Activities

  • Describing an Activity and its Components
  • Describing Activity Types
  • Adding Activities
  • Adding a Notebook Topic
  • Adding Steps to an Activity
  • Assigning Activity Codes

Creating Relationships

  • Viewing a Network Logic Diagram
  • Relationship Types
  • Creating Relationships

Scheduling

  • Performing a Forward and Backward Pass
  • Describing Float

Assigning Constraints

  • Applying an Overall Deadline to a Project
  • Apply a Constraint to an Activity

Using Reflection Projects

  • Creating a Reflection Project
  • Merging Changes

Formatting Schedule Data

  • Grouping Activities
  • Sorting
  • Filtering

Roles And Resources

  • Describing Roles and Resources
  • Viewing Dictionaries

Assigning Roles

  • Assigning Roles to an Activity
  • Assign Rates on Roles

Assigning Resources

  • Assigning Resources
  • Adjusting Budgeted Units/Time

Analyzing Resources

  • Displaying the Resource Usage Profile

Optimizing The Project Plan

  • Analyzing Schedule Dates
  • Shortening a Project Schedule
  • Analyzing Resource Availability

Base Lining The Project Plan

  • Creating a Baseline Plan
  • Display Baseline Bars on the Gantt Chart

Project Execution And Control

  • Describing Methods for Updating the Schedule
  • Using Progress Spotlight
  • Start using Activities
  • Rescheduling the Project

Reporting Performance

  • Describing Reporting Methods
  • Running a Schedule Report
  • Creating a report with the Report Wizard

Using Earned Value Analysis

  • Calculating Planned Value Cost
  • Calculating Actual Cost
  • Calculating Earned Value Cost
  • Measuring Performance Percent Complete

Managing Multiple Projects

  • Opening Multiple Projects
  • Setting the Default Project

Analyzing Resources And Roles

  • Using the Resource Usage Profile
  • Using the Resource Usage Spreadsheet

Manually Allocating Resources

  • Viewing the Assignments Window
  • Viewing and Editing Allocation

Using Bucket Planning

  • Editing Future Buckets
  • Using Curves

Leveling Resources

  • Setting Leveling Options
  • Leveling Based on Priority

Advanced Scheduling

  • Multiple Float Paths
  • Calendar Effect on Lag
  • Scheduling Out-of-Sequence Activities

Timescale Logic Diagrams

  • Choosing a Template
  • Filtering Data
  • Describing Enterprise and Project-Specific data
  • Logging In
  • Opening an Existing Project
  • Opening and Customizing Layouts
  • Describing Components of EPS
  • Create a project
  • Navigating in the Projects Window
  • Viewing Project Details
  • Defining a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Creating the WBS Hierarchy
  • Describing an Activity and its Components
  • Describing Activity Types
  • Adding Activities
  • Adding a Notebook Topic
  • Adding Steps to an Activity
  • Assigning Activity Codes
  • Viewing a Network Logic Diagram
  • Relationship Types
  • Creating Relationships
  • Performing a Forward and Backward Pass
  • Describing Float
  • Applying an Overall Deadline to a Project
  • Apply a Constraint to an Activity
  • Creating a Reflection Project
  • Merging Changes
  • Grouping Activities
  • Sorting
  • Filtering
  • Describing Roles and Resources
  • Viewing Dictionaries
  • Assigning Roles to an Activity
  • Assign Rates on Roles
  • Assigning Resources
  • Adjusting Budgeted Units/Time
  • Displaying the Resource Usage Profile
  • Analyzing Schedule Dates
  • Shortening a Project Schedule
  • Analyzing Resource Availability
  • Creating a Baseline Plan
  • Display Baseline Bars on the Gantt Chart
  • Describing Methods for Updating the Schedule
  • Using Progress Spotlight
  • Start using Activities
  • Rescheduling the Project
  • Describing Reporting Methods
  • Running a Schedule Report
  • Creating a report with the Report Wizard
  • Calculating Planned Value Cost
  • Calculating Actual Cost
  • Calculating Earned Value Cost
  • Measuring Performance Percent Complete
  • Opening Multiple Projects
  • Setting the Default Project
  • Using the Resource Usage Profile
  • Using the Resource Usage Spreadsheet
  • Viewing the Assignments Window
  • Viewing and Editing Allocation
  • Editing Future Buckets
  • Using Curves
  • Setting Leveling Options
  • Leveling Based on Priority
  • Multiple Float Paths
  • Calendar Effect on Lag
  • Scheduling Out-of-Sequence Activities
  • Choosing a Template
  • Filtering Data

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