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Primavera P6 Fundamentals Rel 17

Course Fees: $4026.00 excl. GST
Printed Manual: $95.00 excl. GST
Course Duration: 3 days
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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 You

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.

  • End Users
  • Business Analysts
  • Project Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Functional Implementer
Knowledge of project management principles
Primavera P6 Advanced Rel 17
  • 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

Understanding P6 Data

  • Describing the Enterprise Project Structure
  • Describing the Organizational Breakdown Structure

Creating a Project

  • Modifying Project Information
  • Viewing the EPS Page

Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

  • Creating Multiple Levels

Adding Activities

  • Assigning Codes
  • Viewing Activity Information
  • Assigning Steps
  • Describing Activity Types
  • Editing Activity Details

Using Activity Views

  • Grouping and Sorting Data
  • Customizing a View
  • Filtering Data

Creating Relationships

  • Creating Relationships in the Gantt Chart
  • Viewing Relationship Types

Scheduling a Project

  • Defining Total Float
  • Describing Loops and Open Ends
  • Calculating a Schedule
  • Defining Key Terms

Assigning Constraints

  • Applying a Must Finish By Date
  • Constraining an Activity

Optimizing the Project Schedule

  • Shortening a Project Schedule
  • Analyzing Schedule Dates

Viewing the Project Workspace

  • Customizing the Project Workspace
  • Adding and Removing Portlets

Assigning Roles and Resources

  • Assigning Resources
  • Checking Resource Availability
  • Requesting Resources
  • Assigning a Role


  • Editing a Project Calendar
  • Defining Work Types
  • 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

  • Addressing Variances
  • Viewing Schedule Performance
  • Comparing Dates

Viewing Dashboards

  • Customizing Dashboards
  • Adding and Removing Dashboards
  • Viewing Portfolio Data