Oracle Primavera P6 Professional R16.2 Fundamentals Training



Course Outlines


Duration: 8 days (4 Days week)


Prerequisites: Basic project management and scheduling knowledge. No previous work experience working with Primavera P6 Professional necessary. Previous experience with other project scheduling tools.


Course Description

This course covers all the fundamental of using Primavera P6 Professional Rel 16.2. Through a series of lectures, interactive sessions and hand-on exercises, participants will gain the knowledge and experience they need to use Primavera P6 Professional as an effective project management tool.


What is Primavera P6

Primavera P6 is the standard project management software tool used worldwide in industries such as Construction, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Energy and even IT. While there are lots of project management tools on the market, Primavera P6 shines in being able to manage large and complex projects and to do it well.


Why to learn Primavera P6

In today’s challenging business environment, the number of large and sophisticated projects are increasing. The main problem is most of the projects are out of control and many project managers cannot plan, manage and track their complex projects effectively. Many professional in the project management field have general information about the planning and scheduling software. Especially project managers, planning engineers and schedulers are using some of them to keep their projects on track. Software like Primavera P6 support planning, scheduling, managing and decision making processes within the project to ensure the project stays on track. Beginners in the project management field always try to understand the main functions of P6 and other similar software.


Trainer Profile:

Shoaib Aziz Meer is a project planning and control expert with over 10 years of experience in project controls, construction scheduling, delay claim analysis & EOT preparation. He helps people learn everything about Oracle Primavera P6. Having trained over 250 students, he is recognized as a leading Primavera educator. He enjoys managing and teaching aspiring planners & schedulers the true art of scheduling and the proper procedures require to develop a successful project schedule.  




Course Outlines:




1-    Introduction to Primavera P6

-        Introduction to Primavera Systems and Oracle Primavera P6 PPM

-        Primavera P6 Interface and Preferences


2-    Enterprise Environment in Primavera P6

-         Enterprise Project Structure

-        Work Breakdown Structure

-        Access Control in Primavera P6


3-    Planning and Creating a New Project

-        Planning your Project Schedule

-        Understanding a Sample Project

-        Creating a New Project in Primavera P6

-        Project Window Options

-        Total Float and Project Must Finish


4-    Calendars

-        Role of Calendars in Scheduling

-        Adding and Assigning Calendars


5-    WBS, Activities and Basic Formatting

-        Creating WBS in Primavera P6

-        Formatting Columns and Timescale

-        Percentage Complete Types in Primavera P6

-        Activity Types in Primavera P6

-        Setting Defaults for New Activities

-        Adding Activities

-        Adding Duration of Activities


6-    Relationships and Scheduling

-        Understanding Relationships

-        Adding Relationships and Scheduling

-        Understanding Scheduling


7-    Formatting, Filtering and Reporting

-        Formatting Bars

-        Group, Sort and Layouts

-        Filtering in Primavera P6

-        Printing, Exporting and Importing

Day-6 & 7

8-    Resources and Expenses

-        Understanding Resources and Expenses

-        Adding Resources

-        Resource Window Details

-        Duration Types in Primavera P6

-        Resource Options and Assigning Resources

-        Reviewing Resource Allocation

-        Adding Expenses

-        Reviewing Resource and Cost Usage

-        Updating a Project with Resources and Expenses


9-    Baseline

-        Baseline Overview

-        Creating the Baseline

-        Setting up Baseline view

10- Updating the Resourced Schedule

-        Practical method of recording progress

-        Updating the Schedule

-        Progress Spotlight

-        Scheduling the Project

-        Comparing progress with baseline


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