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Primavera P6 Advanced Hands-On Training (3 Days)

Course Outline

 

High Level Outline

 

  • Introduction to Project Management and the Role of Primavera
  • Installation of Primavera P6 Software
  • Creating WBS and Dictionary
  • Creating Activities
  • Assigning Resources and Durations
  • Creating Resource Sheets
  • Creating Calendars
  • Assigning Costs
  • Developing Project Schedule
  • Setting Baselines and Controlling
  • Updating Progress
  • EVM Analysis
  • Float, Lag, Lead
  • Formatting
  • Reporting & Printing

 

Detailed Outline

  1. Introduction to Project Management and the Role of Primavera
  • Project, Program, Portfolio and Role of PMBOK
  • Process Groups
  • Knowledge Areas

 

  1. Installation of Primavera P6 Software
  • Running setup file
  • First Start Up of Primavera after Installation
  • Creating a New EPS and New Project
  • Setting Date
  • Customizing Columns

 

  1. Scope
  • Create WBS
  • WBS Dictionary
  • Add Sub-deliverables
  • Hide Unassigned WBS

 

  1. Time
  • Add activities
  • Assign activities to WBS
  • Change Project Start Date
  • Modify/Create Calendars
  • Displaying Network Diagram
  • Display Gantt Chart

 

  1. Resources (HR/Material/Cost)
  • Add Resources
  • Assign resources to Activities
  • Resource Usage Profile
  • Activity Usage Profile
  • Enter Cost for Resources
  • Resource Usage Spreadsheet
  • Resource Leveling
  • Resource Assignments
  • Remove Over-Allocation
  • Assign a Curve
  • Show S-Curve

 

  1. Time (Advanced)
  • Assign Logical Relationships and Dependencies
  • Add Lag/Lead
  • Check Float
  • Add Float Columns
  • Add/Maintain Baselines
  • Delay Activities and Modify Current Data Date
  • Recheck Float
  • Check Project Duration

 

  1. Cost
  • Add Activity Costs
  • Determine Budget
  • Add Cost-Related Columns (BAC, etc)
  • Set/Maintain Baselines
  • Add Progress Columns
  • Add EVM Columns (SV, CV, SPI, CPI, etc)
  • Update Progress and Check EVM Parameters

 

  1. Communication and Reporting to Stakeholders (Formatting/Reports/Printing)
  • Bars
  • Bar Labels
  • Change/Add currency
  • Export/email Project File
  • Show Top/Bottom Views
  • Customize Columns
  • Changing Fonts/Colors
  • Change Layout
  • Time Formats
  • Show Duration Labels
  • Show/Hide Curtains
  • Progress Spotlight
  • Progress Line
  • Line Numbers
  • Show/Hide Definitions
  • Show Days on Timescale
  • Change Border Control
  • Changing User Preferences
  • Add Customize Field in Columns
  • Printing
  • Header/Footer
  • Print Selected Area
  • Select What to Print

 

  1. Risk
  • Assign Risks to Activities
  • Specify Cause-Risk-Effect
  • Assign Risk Categories, Probability and Impact
  • Update Risk Status, Risk Owner, etc
  • Calculate EMV (Expected Monetary Value)
  • Calculate Contingency Reserves for Time and Cost
  • Specify Responses to Negative Risks (Avoid, Mitigate, Transfer, Accept)
  • Specify Responses to Positive Risks (Exploit, Enhance, Share, Accept)
  • Monitor Risks and Update Risk Register
  1. Discussion/Q%A