Training Primavera P6 Course P6 Rel 16

Primavera P6 Fundamentals Rel 16

Duration: 3 Days

What you will learn

Participants will create a project, add activities and relationships, assign resources, adjust the project plan to account for schedule delays and overallocated resources, and analyze portfolios. Participants also will learn how to customize the Personal Workspace and the Project Workspace to monitor project progress and communicate with team members.

The course uses P6, Primavera Web-based project management tool. Oracle BI and BPM are not covered in this course.

Professional Development and Continuing Education Units: Earns 19.5 PDUs and 1.95 CEUs

Learn to

  • 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


Audience

  • Project Managers
  • Project Planners and Schedulers
  • Business Analysts
  • End Users
  • Functional Implementers


Prerequisites

Suggested Prerequisites:

Knowledge of project management principles

Course Objectives

  • Create a project
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Add activities
  • Customize activity views
  • Create relationships
  • Schedule the project
  • Assign constraints
  • View the Enterprise Project Structure
  • Optimize the project schedule
  • Assign roles and resources
  • Analyze resources and costs
  • Baseline the project plan
  • Execute the project
  • Customize dashboards


Course Topics

Understanding 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 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
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