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3-Day Primavera P6 Professional (Fundamentals),

Training Class - (Live Instructor + Online Classroom)

ATTENTION: This class is taught by a live instructor in an online classroom. Travel is not required! PPM Global Services will host all Primavera software required for this class. Students do not need to own or install Primavera software to participate in this class.

What You Will Learn

This Primavera P6 Professional training leads you through the entire project life cycle, from planning to execution. You'll develop a thorough understanding of how to plan and schedule.

Learn To:

  • Create and schedule a project
  • Assign resources.
  • Adjust the project schedule.
  • Execute and control the project.
  • Add activities.

Benefits to You

Enrolling in this course will help you understand P6 Professional’s basic features and functionalities so you can apply them to your organization’s project management processes. You'll also learn how to manage projects on time and within budget to ensure optimal outcomes from capital and resource investments.

Explore Project Management Fundamentals

All workshops and instruction stress the three basic elements of project management: schedule, resources and costs.

Use P6 Professional

Throughout each day, you'll apply the concepts and functionality you learned in short workshops based on the lessons that were covered. The course is divided into three sections: Creating a Project; Scheduling the Project; Project Execution and Control.

The course uses P6 Professional, Primavera's Windows-based, client/server application. It is appropriate for those using P6 Professional either as a stand-alone application or as part of P6 EPPM.

Continuing Education Units

Professional Development and Continuing Education Units: Earns 24 PDUs and 2.4 CEUs. Please note that this course uses the P6 Optional Client (Windows-based client).

Course Objectives

  • Create a project
  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Add activities
  • View calendars
  • Create relationships
  • Schedule the project
  • Assign constraints
  • Format schedule data
  • Define roles and resources
  • Assign roles
  • Assign resources
  • Analyze resources
  • Optimize the project plan
  • Execute the project
  • Create reports
  • Understand data structures


  • Business Analysts
  • Functional Implementer
  • Project Manager
  • End Users

Course Format

  • The course duration is 3 days
  • The course will be led by an instructor
  • The course will be conducted live and virtual environment. Travel is not required.

Software Required

  • PPM Global Services will host all Primavera P6 software required for this class.
  • Students will access the Primavera software remotely.
  • Students do not need to own or install Primavera P6 to participate in this class.

Course Topics

Overivew & Navigation

  • Describing Enterprise and Project-Specific data
  • Logging In
  • Opening an Existing Project
  • Opening and Customizing Layouts

Enterprise Project Structure

  • Describing Components of EPS

Creating a Project

  • Create a project
  • Navigating in the Projects Window
  • Viewing Project Details

Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

  • Defining a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Creating the WBS Hierarchy

Adding Activities

  • Describing an Activity and its Components
  • Describing Activity Types
  • Adding Activities
  • Adding a Notebook Topic
  • Adding Steps to an Activity
  • Assigning Activity Codes

Creating Relationships

  • Viewing a Network Logic Diagram
  • Relationship Types
  • Creating Relationships


  • Performing a Forward and Backward Pass
  • Describing Float

Assigning Constraints

  • Applying an Overall Deadline to a Project
  • Apply a Constraint to an Activity

Using Reflection Projects

  • Creating a Reflection Project
  • Merging Changes

Formatting Schedule Data

  • Grouping Activities
  • Sorting
  • Filtering

Roles and Resources

  • Describing Roles and Resources
  • Viewing Dictionaries

Assigning Roles

  • Assigning Roles to an Activity
  • Assign Rates on Roles

Assigning Resources

  • Assigning Resources
  • Adjusting Budgeted Units/Time

Analyzing Resources

  • Displaying the Resource Usage Profile

Optimizing the Project Plan

  • Analyzing Schedule Dates
  • Shortening a Project Schedule
  • Analyzing Resource Availability

Baselining the Project Plan

  • Creating a Baseline Plan
  • Display Baseline Bars on the Gantt Chart

Project Execution and Control

  • Describing Methods for Updating the Schedule
  • Using Progress Spotlight
  • Statusing Activities
  • Rescheduling the Project

Reporting Performance

  • Describing Reporting Methods
  • Running a Schedule Report
  • Creating a report with the Report Wizard

Course Materials

  • Each student will receive a copy of PPM Global Services' "Primavera P6 Professional - Application Training (Fundamentals)" student guide in .PDF format.
  • "Primavera P6 Professional - Application Training (Fundamentals)" contains lessons and instructions for each topic discussed during class and will serve as the student guide throughout course instruction.
  • Upon completion of class, the student will retain ownership of the "Primavera P6 Professional - Application Training (Fundamentals)" student guide.

International Phone Numbers Provided

  • International phone numbers provided for 18 countries.3/23/2016
  • Alternatively, students can join using voice over IP (VOIP).

About PPM Global Services, Inc.

PPM Global Services is a provider of project portfolio management, contract management and scheduling solutions.
As an Oracle Gold Partner, PPM Global Services offers the strength of an authorized Oracle solution provider, while maintaining the agility of a small company with the ability to deliver. By providing a portfolio of talent and technology, we believe complex problems can be solved through elegant solutions.
PPM Global Services, Inc. has implemented Oracle Primavera P6 EPPM solutions on three continents. Our team of certified Primavera trainers and implementation specialists can help you to maximize the power of Primavera.
Register today to attend one of our upcoming Oracle Primavera P6 classes and unlock the power of Primavera.
PPM Global Services, Inc.
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