This training will be a live virtual course where attendees can join from anywhere. Participants will be able to communicate with the instructor and engage with peers through an online training platform. This five-day course provides hands-on training for Primavera’s client/server based solution. Participants will gain a thorough background in the concepts of planning and scheduling. All workshops and instruction use the three basic elements of project management: schedule, resource, and costs.
Mary Lynn spent many years filling a variety of project controls duties such as planning, scheduling, analyzing, training and continuous improvement in the Aerospace Industry.
Since joining Emerald in 2008, she has been a leader on the Petro Canada project which involved business process redesign; the design of templates as well as customization of Web Updater and Dashboards for use at the Refinery in Edmonton. Mary Lynn has worked an impressive variety of projects with success. She has led sessions for review and troubleshooting of scheduling and reporting at Shell, as well as worked on the Agrium Vault project to produce the Level 3 Owner Schedule with linking to the Master Schedule across numerous disciplines and organizations. Mary Lynn designed and delivered customized training at Vale Inco across their scheduling organization, led the P6 rollout component of the Direct Energy project controls implementation of Contract Management, P6 and Time Control for their Canadian organization, and has also worked at Suncor Firebag as a lead scheduler on three Turnarounds and assisted Alberta EnviroFuels and Imperial (Strathcona) with their turnaround schedules.
Mary Lynn has provided classroom training, onsite scheduling, and project management process training for the Turnaround group at Syncrude as well as onsite assistance on multiple Syncrude Turnarounds. She has provided training at Suncor and schedule assistance to BHP Billiton on their Jansen project. She is one of Emerald's most sought after trainers and has taught in all of the major cities in Canada.
"Learning how to set up the roles, resources and relationships correctly was huge...Overall a great course! I would definitely recommend this for anyone that has not worked in P6 before."-Dawn Collins, P6 Basic Online Training, May 2020
"Mary Lynn was very knowledgeable and I found her very patient with questions. I liked the online course and not having to travel. I would attend more training if it were offered online."-Primavera P6 Application Administration Trainee - April 2020
"Mary Lynn Backstrom was an absolute delight! Her instruction made the course significantly better and I want to take more courses because of her ability to teach and make sure information is retained."-Tyson Davies, P6 102 Trainee, March 2020
"The instructor Mary Lynn was an awesome person. Her wealth of knowledge helped tremendously. I will take another class with her if she is available."-Bailey Oladunni, P6 102 Trainee, March 2020
"Our instructor [Mary Lynn Backstorm] was very knowledgeable and great with answering any questions."-P6 102 Trainee, Nov 2019
"Mary Lynn [Backstrom] was awesome! This is the second time she has been my instructor, and she always uses practical examples from industry and it just makes learning so much easier. Top notch!"