P717 Oracle Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Release 15 (PPM-Client Server)

About the Course

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 functionality 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. At the end of each day, you’ll apply the concepts and functionality you learned in a case study. The course is divided into three sections: Creating a Project; Scheduling the Project; Project Execution and Control.

Use P6 Professional

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.

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

Who Should Attend

This course targets Project Managers, Project Control Managers, Project Control Engineers, Planning and Scheduling Engineers, End Users, Business Analysts, Functional Implementer, Quantity Surveyors and others interested in managing projects successfully or willing to contribute to project success.

In What Industries

Government, Real Estate Development, Aerospace, Defense, Engineering and Construction, Manufacturing and Industrial, Oil, Gas and Petrochemical, Power and Water Utility Plants, Education and Training, Retail, Financial Services, Information Technology, Telecommunication, Media Production, E-Business Enablers, Marketing and Sales, Pharmaceuticals, Environmental Management, Hospitality Management, Shipbuilding and Repair Yards .

 Course Outlines

 Understanding P6 Data

  • 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

Scheduling

  • 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

Certificate

 A certificate of completion will be issued to those who attend and complete the program.

P718 Oracle Primavera P6 Professional Advanced Release 15 (PPM-Client Server)

This Primavera P6 Professional Advanced training teaches you about resource management topics like manual allocation, bucket planning and leveling. Project management topics include earned value analysis, advanced scheduling and creating timescaled logic diagrams via Visualizer.

Learn To:

  • Use bucket planning.
  • Use resource leveling.
  • Use earned value analysis.
  • Calculate percent complete.
  • Calculate multiple float paths.
  • Analyze resource usage.

Benefits to You

Understand P6 Professional’s advanced resource and project management functionality so you can make improved decisions when managing your projects. You’ll learn how to manage resources effectively to maximize investment and use advanced project management techniques to ensure maximum return on investment.

Course Objectives

  • Calculate percent complete
  • Use advanced scheduling technqiues
  • Use global change
  • Bucket planning
  • Use the Assignments window
  • Analyze resources
  • Level resources
  • Use earned value
  • Analyze resources and roles

Who Should Attend

 This course targets Project Managers, Project Control Managers, Project Control Engineers, Planning and Scheduling Engineers, Quantity Surveyors and others interested in managing projects successfully or willing to contribute to project success.

In What Industries

Government, Real Estate Development, Aerospace, Defense, Engineering and Construction, Manufacturing and Industrial, Oil, Gas and Petrochemical, Power and Water Utility Plants, Education and Training, Retail, Financial Services, Information Technology, Telecommunication, Media Production, E-Business Enablers, Marketing and Sales, Pharmaceuticals, Environmental Management, Hospitality Management, Shipbuilding and Repair Yards .

 Course Outlines

 Using Earned Value Analysis

  • Calculating Planned Value Cost
  • Calculating Actual Cost
  • Calculating Earned Value Cost
  • Measuring Performance Percent Complete

Managing Multiple Projects

  • Opening Multiple Projects
  • Setting the Default Project

Analyzing Resources and Roles

  • Using the Resource Usage Profile
  • Using the Resource Usage Spreadsheet

Manually Allocating Resources

  • Viewing the Assignments Window
  • Viewing and Editing Allocation

Using Bucket Planning

  • Editing Future Buckets
  • Using Curves

Leveling Resources

  • Setting Leveling Options
  • Leveling Based on Priority

Adanced Scheduling

  • Multiple Float Paths
  • Calendar Effect on Lag
  • Scheduling Out-of-Sequence Activities

Using Global Change

  • Creating a User Defined Field
  • Running a Global Change

Required Prerequisites:

Suggested Prerequisites:

  • Basic project management knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of P6 Professional

Certificate

A certificate of completion will be issued to those who attend and complete the program.

P715 Oracle Primavera P6 Fundamentals Release 15 (EPPM – Web Server)

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.

Continuing Education Units

Professional Development and Continuing Education Units: Earns 21 PDUs .

Course Objectives 

  • 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

Who Should Attend

 This course targets Project Managers, Project Control Managers, Project Control Engineers, Planning and Scheduling Engineers, Quantity Surveyors and others interested in managing projects successfully or willing to contribute to project success.

In What Industries

Government, Real Estate Development, Aerospace, Defense, Engineering and Construction, Manufacturing and Industrial, Oil, Gas and Petrochemical, Power and Water Utility Plants, Education and Training, Retail, Financial Services, Information Technology, Telecommunication, Media Production, E-Business Enablers, Marketing and Sales, Pharmaceuticals, Environmental Management, Hospitality Management, Shipbuilding and Repair Yards .

 Course Outlines

 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

 Calendars

  • 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

Suggested Prerequisites:

  • Knowledge of project management principles

Certificate

 A certificate of completion will be issued to those who attend and complete the program. The course is registered with PMI® and those who complete the course will earn 21 PDU.

E203 Oracle Primavera Contract Management 14.0: Business Intelligence Publisher Edition

The course is aimed at project managers, contract managers, subcontractors, and suppliers. It covers the full gamut of contract management, including logging and tracking submittals, managing project costs, managing contracts, and managing purchase orders. The course also covers how to enter and track company- and project-related data in Contract Management

Objectives

At the end of the course, the attendees will be able to:

  • Log and track submittals
  • Document project issues
  • Manage project costs
  • Award procurement items
  • Manage contracts and purchase orders
  • Manage payment requisitions

Who should attend?

This course targets Project Managers, Project Control Managers, Project Control Engineers, Planning and Scheduling Engineers, Quantity Surveyors and others interested in managing projects successfully or willing to contribute to project success.

Contents

Creating the Company Directory

  • Adding a New Company
  • Copying Contacts
  • Creating a Project
  • Defining the Project

Managing Drawings

  • Adding a Document
  • Recording Revisions
  • Using Transmittals

Logging and Tracking Submittals

  • Creating a Submittal
  • Defining Workflow
  • Tracking Approvals

Recording Project Communication

  • Daily Reports
  • Meeting Minutes

Managing Costs

  • Using the Cost Worksheet
  • Defining Cost Codes

Managing Contracts

  • Budgeted and Committed Contracts
  • Creating a Purchase Order
  • Creating a Trend Document

Using Change Management

  • Documenting Quotes
  • Completing Negotiations

Managing Payment Requisitions

  • Schedule of Values
  • Retainage
  • Updating and Certifying a Requisition

Using the Safety Module

  • Recording a Violation
  • Generating an Injury or Illness Report

Connecting to a P6 Schedule

  • Linking to P6
  • Documents and P6 Dates

P501 Managing Risk in Oracle Primavera Risk Analysis 8.6 Ed. 1 With Hands-on Workshop

This course provides training for Primavera’s Risk Management solution. Participants will gain a thorough background in the basic concepts of risk management. This three-day class leads you through examples of specific risk modeling techniques and provides a lab-style workshop on the third day to allow students to apply the learned techniques.

Objectives

  • Apply a risk assessment to a project schedule, resources and costs Log and track project-critical documents
  • Use a Risk Register:
    • Identify risks
    • Assess risks qualitatively or quantitatively
    • Propose, evaluate and justify mitigation
  • Track planned mitigation with rest of the project
  • Run a risk analysis
  • Understand the results of a risk analysis
  • Interpret, communicate and justify a risk analysis to the project team, management and stakeholders
  • Use risk management to improve your project management, set targets and contingency, set corporate and customer expectations with confidence.

Who Should Attend?

This 5-day introductory course is aimed at all new and prospective users looking to evaluate and benefit from the full capabilities of the Primavera Risk Analysis software.

Contents

  • Basic schedule and cost risk analysis theory
  • Risk Methodology
  • Schedule Review
  • Using three-point estimates for activities
  • Running a quantitative risk analysis
  • Understanding results (histograms, tornado charts
  • Understanding project drivers (duration sensitivity, criticality)
  • Introduction to the Risk Register
  • Integration with Primavera and Microsoft Project
  • Cost & Resource Uncertainty
  • Risk assessment templating
  • Correlation
  • Probabilistic Branching
  • Risk Register (Risk Events)
  • Response Planning – cost/benefit analysis
  • Lab style workshop
  • Applying risk analysis techniques

 

P716 Oracle Primavera P6 Advanced Release 15 (EPPM-Web Server)

This Primavera P6 Advanced training gives you hands-on experience with advanced resource management and project management in P6, Primavera’s Web-based project management application. Topics include: creating resource teams and role teams, high-level resource planning, resource leveling, viewing and analyzing portfolio performance, assessing return on investment, capacity planning and waterline analysis, and earned value analysis.

Learn To:

  • Use high-level resource planning.
  • Use resource leveling.
  • Staff resource requests.
  • Create resource teams and role teams.
  • Assess portfolio performance.
  • View return on investment data.
  • Conduct waterline analysis.
  • Use advanced scheduling techniques.

Benefits to You

Enrolling in this course will help you understand P6’s resource and portfolio functionality so you can make improved project management decisions. You’ll learn how to manage resources effectively to maximize investment; you’ll also develop the skills to select and prioritize projects to align strategy, execution and results.

Explore the P6 Web Interface

Please note that this course uses the P6 Web interface. Case studies reinforce new skills and functionality.

Continuing Education Units

Professional Development and Continuing Education Units: Earns 14 PDUs .

Who Should Attend

This course targets Project Managers, Project Control Managers, Project Control Engineers, Planning and Scheduling Engineers, Quantity Surveyors and others interested in managing projects successfully or willing to contribute to project success.

In What Industries

Government, Real Estate Development, Aerospace, Defense, Engineering and Construction, Manufacturing and Industrial, Oil, Gas and Petrochemical, Power and Water Utility Plants, Education and Training, Retail, Financial Services, Information Technology, Telecommunication, Media Production, E-Business Enablers, Marketing and Sales, Pharmaceuticals, Environmental Management, Hospitality Management, Shipbuilding and Repair Yards .

Course Outlines

Creating Resource Teams and Role Teams

  • View the Resource Team Summary portlet.
  • View the Open Requests for Resources portlet.

Viewing Portfolio Performance

  • Review performance thresholds.
  • Use earned value analysis.

Viewing Portfolio Information

  • View return on investment data.
  • View data in the Gantt Chart.

Analyzing Portfolios

  • Create a portfolio view.
  • View waterline analysis.
  • Create a scenario.
  • View the Capacity Planning page.

High-Level Resource Planning

  • Assign resources and roles.
  • Using Committed and Life of Project assignments.

Managing Allocation

  • Using the Resource Usage tab to analyze units and costs.
  • Grouping data on the Assignments page.

Staffing Resource Requests

  • Use resource search.

Resource Leveling

  • Set leveling options.
  • Assign leveling priorities.

Advanced Scheduling

  • Multiple float paths.
  • Scheduling logic options.

Suggested Prerequisites:

Certificate

A certificate of completion will be issued to those who attend and complete the program. The course is registered with PMI® and those who complete the course will earn 14 PDU