102 – Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Rel. 17 Basic 102 Training

OVERVIEW

This 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. This three-day course leads you through hands-on workshops that create and track an entire project to completion. All workshops and instruction use the three basic elements of project management: schedule, resource, and costs.

   

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

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

ADDITIONAL AUDIENCES:

Existing project management module users. Existing P3e/c, Enterprise, and TeamPlay users.

PRE-REQUISITES: Fundamental Project Management Training and knowledge of Windows

LOCATIONS & DATES:
Primavera Training Calendar


 
LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Create and Schedule a Project
  • Assign Resources
  • Adjust the Project Schedule
  • Execute and Control the Project
  • Add Activities

COURSE OUTLINE

Understanding 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 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

Baselining 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
  • Statusing Activities
  • Researching the Project

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