About this course

Course code TPD91344GC10
Duration 3 Days

This Primavera P6 Fundamentals training teaches you how to create a project, add activities and relationships, assign resources, adjust the project plan to account for schedule delays and overallocated resources and analyze portfolios. You'll also learn how to customize the Personal Workspace and the Project Workspace to monitor project progress and communicate with team members.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.Benefits to YouEnrolling in this course will help you understand P6’s basic features and functionality so you can apply them to your organization’s project management processes. You'll develop the skills to manage projects on time and within budget to ensure optimal outcomes from capital and resource investments. Please NoteThis course uses P6, Primavera Web-based project management tool. Oracle BI and BPM are not covered in this course.

Delegates will learn how to

  • 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
  • Create a project
  • Assign roles and resources
  • Analyze resources and costs
  • Baseline the project plan
  • Execute the project
  • Customize dashboards

Outline

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

3 Days

Duration

This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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