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.