Planning and Control Using Oracle Primavera P6

Planning and Control Using Oracle Primavera P6 Versions 8, 15 and 16 PPM Professional

Course Duration: 3
Cost: R9,500.00 (Excluding VAT)
Training Material: Training Manual, Workshop presentation, Case Studies
PMI® (Code: PM36F) Contact Hours/Personal Development Units (PDU's)
Course Overview

This 3 day course is aimed at teaching participants how to use Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional Client up to an intermediate level. Participants will complete workshops at the end of each chapter to reinforce the material taught in the lesson.

This course aims to teach participants:

  • Introduction to the user interface and how to plan projects without resources

  • Filters layouts, printing, baselines

  • Updating an un-resourced project

  • Creating and assigning roles and resources

  • Controlling projects with resources and costs

  • Setting up and administering a database 

  • Advanced features such as import/export, activity codes, custom data fields and global change

Course Objectives
Course Content

Day 1:

  • Introduction

  • Creating a Project Plan

  • Starting up and navigation

  • Creating a new project

  • Defining calendars

  • Creating a Primavera Project WBS

  • Adding activities and organizing under the WBS

  • Formatting the display

  • Adding relationships

  • Activity network view

  • Constraints

Target Group

The following people should consider attending this course:

  • Programme Managers and Project Control staff evaluating the software against your organisational requirements

  • Project Schedulers who wish to learn how to use the software to schedule and control projects

  • Database Managers who wish to understand how to set up and administer a database

  • Experienced project personal who wish to learn how to schedule and control a project

Day 2:

  • Group, sort and layouts

  • Filters

  • Printing and reports

  • Scheduling options and setting a baseline

  • Updating an unresourced schedule

  • User and administration

  • Preferences and scheduling options

  • Creating roles and resources

  • Assigning roles, resources and expenses

  • Resource optimization

Day 3:

  • Updating a resourced schedule

  • Other methods of organizing project data, activity codes and user-defined fields

  • Global change

  • Managing the enterprise environment

  • Multiple project scheduling

  • Utilities, reflection projects, audit trail, import and export

  • Earned value management with P6

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