Managing Projects with Primavera P6 Professional

“Your Place Your Pace”

Managing Projects in Primavera P6 Professional covers basic project management techniques in P6 Professional. The easy to follow video course will lead the user through the set up of a project from the beginning to end. Users will gain a thorough background in the concepts of planning and scheduling with Oracle Primavera P6.

Course Overview

Managing Projects with Primavera P6 Professional will focus on the three basic elements of project management: schedule, resource and costs. The course consists of 92 video lessons covering techniques that assists Primavera P6 users in creating a project from start to finish. Lessons are taught by Specialized Primavera P6 Master Consultant and trainer Mary Williams.

Course Structure

This self-paced online course is delivered through 92 high definition videos.  Users learn around their schedule at a pace that fits their needs.

Course Benefits

Many project management professionals are located in places where they cannot get quality P6 training. This video course makes it possible for users to learn how to manage projects using P6 without having to leave the comfort of their home or incur expensive traveling fees!

Who can benefit from this course?
• Primavera users who have no training
• Users outside of the United States that need P6 training
• Users who cannot afford travel expenses associalted with attending a class
• Users that need a course refresher
• Users that do not have time to attend a class and want to learn in their own time

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Detailed Course Outline


The Project Management Lifecycle

Understanding Data in P6 Professional

Overview & Navigation
Open Project, Navigation Basics
Toolbars & Menus
Open Existing Layout
Gantt Chart
Activity Usage Spreadsheet
Activity Network
Customize Layout and Close Project

Creating a Project
New Project Wizard
Project Windows
Project Details

Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

New Activity Wizard
Add  an Activity
Activity Steps
Activity Codes

Creating & Assigning Calendars

Creating Relationships
Creating Relationships Using the Activity Network
Creating Relationships Using Activity Details

Scheduling the Project
Scheduling the Project
Driving Relationships

Assigning Constraints
Must Finish By Date
Start on or After

Creating Layouts
Group & Sort Dialog Box
Sorting Data
Filter Dialog Box
One Month Lookahead Filter
Applying Two Filters Simultaneously

Understanding Roles & Resources
Roles Dictionary
Resources Dictionary

Assigning Roles & Resources
Assign Roles
Assign Resources by Role
Assign Resources Directly
Resource and Expense Costs

Optimizing the Project Plan
Compare Calculated Finish Date to Must Finish By Date
Shortening the Project
Analyzing Resources
Analyzing the Budget

Baseline the Project Plan
Create & Maintain the Baseline
Assign the Baseline
Update Baseline Options

Importing & Exporting Data
Export Project
Import Project

Methods of Applying Project

Executing the Project Plan
Progress Spotlight
Updating Activities
Rescheduling the Project

Reflection Projects
Create Reflection Project
Status Activities
Merge Changes

Analyze the Updated Project
Analyze Schedule Dates
Shorten the Project Schedule
Analyze & Resolve Resource Allocations
Analyze the Updated Costs

Reporting Performance
Reports Window
Create Resource Report
Create Time Distributed Report
Use Current Screen
Batch Reports

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