Primavera P6 Professional for Project Management training centre in Bangladesh

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Primavera P6 Professional for Project Management


This workshop serves as an introduction to using Oracle Primavera P6 Professional 16 R2. It is suitable for anyone with a need to use project management software such as team members, planners, schedulers, project leaders, project managers or other scheduling practitioners.

Primavera P6 Professional provides comprehensive information on all projects in an organization, from executive-level summaries to detailed plans by project. Individuals across all levels of the company can analyze, record, and communicate reliable information and make timely informed decisions that support their corporate mission. By putting the right tools in the right hands, P6 Professional enables an organization to:
• Make strategic business decisions;
• Control the minute detail that is necessary to finish projects;
• Understand current resource demands, set priorities, and evaluate long-term staffing requirements;
• Use skilled resources effectively and productively;
• Reorganize projects to fit shifting priorities without sacrificing quality.

You’ll learn to:

• Define key project management concepts and terms
• Demonstrate how to build a project in P6.
• Equip the learner with a level of competency that enables them to use P6 in the workplace
• Effectively navigate the user interface and interpret common views
• Configure essential elements of a new schedule
• Enter and modify a Activity list
• Set dependencies between tasks
• Create a resource list and generate assignments
• Prepare the schedule for printing, reporting and sharing through other file formats
• Baseline and Project Tracking


PowerPoint Presentation, Handouts, Hands on Lab Practice, Brainstorming

Contents of Training:

DAY 01

Session 1

• Basics on Project Management
• Project vs Operations
• Practice Standard for Scheduling (Based PMI’s Practice Standard)
• Project Life Cycle
• Project, Program and Portfolio Management
• Project Management Process Groups
• Project Management Knowledge Areas
• Getting Around: P6 user interface and navigation (Menus, Toolbars, show on top/bottom, etc.)
• Navigation of Main Menu, Toolbars and accessing P6 Help
• Customizing the P6 views and layouts
• Set User Preferences, Admin Preferences, Admin Categories, Currencies
• Exercise to understand the P6 UI and Navigation
• Exercise to set preferences
• P6 as a Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tool
• Enterprise Project Structure (EPS) and Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS)
• Enterprise Project Structure (EPS) and Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS)
• Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) - Breaking work into task-sized chunks
• WBS Best Practices, Activities – Rule of thumbs
• Enterprise vs Project Data
• Open a Project
• Group Work (Project à WBS à Activities)

Session 2

• Organizing your Projects with EPS, OBS, and WBS
• Chart View
• Creating a new project
• Understanding the project status options
• Modifying project settings
• Creating and using project codes
• Calendars: Global, Project, Resource Calendars
• Calendar: View and Create Calendars
• Calendar: Assign Calendar
• Exercise on Calendar
• Exercise: Adding WBS
• Activities and Relationships (FS, SS, FF, SF)
- Internal/ External
- Lead/Lag
• Activity Details
• Exercise: Adding Activities and Relationships
• Activity Details

Session 3

• Estimation Techniques (Analogous, Parametric, Bottom-up Estimation, Three Point Estimates)
• Scheduling and Constraints
• Critical Path Method
• Forward Pass /Backward Pass to calculate Critical Path and Float
• Total Float and Free Float
• Understanding Timescale, Bar, Bar Chart Options
• Activity Network View

DAY 02

Session 4

• Building a Team for Your Project
• Roles and Responsibilities
• Resource Types (Labor, Non-Labor, Material)
• Adding Resources, Resource Details
• Resource Assignments, Resource Calendar
• Assigning Roles, Resources and Expenses
• Resource Analyzing, Resource Optimization, Resource Levelling
• Baselines
• Maintaining and Updating Baselines
• Updating Project Status
• Tracking Progress
• Evaluating Project Performance

Session 5

• Filters, Grouping and Sorting
• Layout Options
• WPs and Docs
• Export
• Import
• Earn Value Analysis
• Issues and Risks Management
• Project Templates
• Reporting
- Screen Printing
- Reports
- Creating or Editing Reports
- BI Publisher
- P6 Analytics (Need to buy separately)

Session 5

• Looking back and Reviewing
• Future Road Map
- EPPM, PCM, P6 Analytics
• References:
- Websites
- YouTube
- Oracle Primavera P6 Documentation Library
- How Software
• Exam and Result

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• There are no required prerequisites, but it is suggested that you have basic knowledge of project management principles.