TR103 Primavera P6 15.1 Fundamentals Web Course

Participants will create a project, add activities and relationships, assign resources, adjust the project plan to account for schedule delays and over allocated 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. Enhanced risk management and project templates -- new for P6 R8 -- are covered. BI and BPM are not covered in this course.

Learning Outcomes:

..Assign and analyze resources
..Analyze project performance
..Execute and control the project
..Customize dashboards and the Project Workspace
..Create a project
..Create project templates and portfolios

Profession Development and Continuing Education Units:

..Earns 19.5 PDUs

Prerequisite: Fundamental Project Management Training and a knowledge of Windows™

Course Length: 3 days

At the completion of this course the student will be able to:

..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
..Manage risk
..Create project templates

Call us today on 011 285-0066 for the 103 course price. Discounts can be arranged for early-bird and group bookings.

Course 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

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

Project Templates
Creating a Template from a Project
Creating a New Project from a Template.
Tailoring a Project by Adding a WBS from a Template.

Managing Risk
Creating Project Risks
Developing a Risk Response Plan

Advanced Scheduling
Calculating Multiple Float Paths
Describing Calendar Effect on Lag