Primavera P6 Fundamentals (P6 web), Course 101

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.

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

Our Price:  $1,795 USD
Prerequisite: Fundamental Project Management Training and a knowledge of Windows™,  Knowledge of project management principles
Course Length: 3 day

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Professional Development and Continuing Education Units

Earns 19.5 PDUs and 1.95 CEUs
PMI Program Number – 101

Learning Outcomes
At the completion of the course, the student will be able 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.
Course Objectives
  • 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
Intended Audience
  • Business Analysts
  • End Users
  • Functional Implementer
  • Project Manager
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


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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