101 – Primavera P6 Fundamentals Rel. 17 Basic Training For P6 Web

OVERVIEW

This course provides hands-on training for Primavera’s web-based solution. Participants will gain a
thorough background in the concepts of planning and scheduling. The course 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.

   


COURSE PRICE:
Please refer to scheduled course details for pricing.

TARGETED ROLES:
Program Managers, Project Managers, Planners/Schedulers

LOCATIONS & DATES:
Primavera Training Calendar


LEARNING OUTCOMES
  • Create a Project
  • Add Activities
  • Create Relationships
  • Assign and Analyze Resources
  • Analyze Project Performance
  • Execute and Control the Project
  • Customize Dashboards and the Project Workspace
  • View Reports
 
 
COURSE OUTLINE

Understand P6 Data

  • Describing the Organizational Breakdown Structure
  • Describing the Enterprise Project Structure

Creating a Project

  • Viewing the EPS Page
  • Modifying Project Information

Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

  • Creating Multiple Levels

Adding Activities

  • Describing Activity Types
  • Viewing Activity Information
  • Editing Activity Details
  • Assigning Steps
  • Assigning Codes

Using Activity Views

  • Customizing a View
  • Filtering Data
  • Grouping and Sorting Data

Creating Relationships

  • Viewing Relationship Types
  • Creating Relationships in the Gantt Chart

Scheduling a Project

  • Defining Key Terms
  • Defining Total Float
  • Describing Loops and Open Ends
  • Calculating a Schedule

Assigning Constraints

  • Applying a Must Finish by Date
  • Constraining an Activity

Optimizing the Project Schedule

  • Analyzing the Schedule Dates
  • Shortening a Project Schedule

Viewing the Project Workspace

  • Adding and Removing Portlets
  • Customizing the Project Workspace

Assigning Roles and Resources

  • Assigning a Role
  • Requesting Resources
  • Assigning Resources
  • Checking Resource Availability

Calendars

  • Defining Work Types
  • Editing a Project Calendar
  • Assigning a Calendar to an Activity

Baselining the Project Plan

  • Selecting a Baseline
  • Adding a Baseline

Executing the Project Plan

  • Describing Methods of Applying Progress
  • Using Progress Spotlight
  • Defining the Data Date
  • Applying Progress to Activities

Analyzing the Updated Project

  • Comparing Dates
  • Viewing Schedule Performance
  • Addressing Variances

Viewing Dashboards

  • Customizing Dashboards
  • Adding and Removing Dashboards
  • Viewing Portfolio Data

Please Note: This course uses P6, Primavera web-based project management tool. Oracle BI and BPM are not covered in this course.