Primavera P6 Training | Prescient Solutions Group - Accelerating Time to Value

Primavera P6 Training


This training class utilizes P6 PPM, Primavera Client/Server Project Management tool. integration

The class leads participants through the entire project life cycle, from planning projects through execution of detailed work. Students will learn to: add activities, assign resources, create baselines and much more on the core principles on project, schedule & cost. This Course Includes: All course material, software for use during training, 30 days login access to training platform. One-on-one follow-up, Mentoring and Certificate of training completion. Course Times: 9:00am to 4:30pm Local Time.

AUDIENCE: Construction & Engineering Professionals, Project Managers, Schedulers, Admin’s


PREREQUISITE: Basic project management and scheduling knowledge. No previous experience working with Primavera software required

Suggested pre requisites include:

Knowledge of project management principles




  • Getting started Primavera P6 Professional
  • The Project Management Life-cycle
  • P6 user interface & navigation
  • Project Creation
  • Process Group
  • P6 interface and navigation
  • Enterprise Project Structures
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Relationships and Constraints
  • Formatting Project Data
  • Resources & Costs
  • P6 Baselines
  • Reporting
  • P6 user interface and navigation
  • Customizing the P6 views and layouts
  • Monitoring and Controlling Process Group
  • Understanding the purpose of the Enterprise Project Structure
  • Modifying the Enterprise Project Structure
  • Creating a new project
  • Understanding the project status options
  • Modifying project settings
  • Creating and using project codes
  • Preparation of a best-practice WBS
  • Creating a WBS in P6
  • Modifying the WBS elements
  • Activity types and their importance in the schedule
  • Creating new activities
  • Creating and assigning activity codes
  • Relationship types in P6
  • Understanding Critical Path Method (CPM)
  • Applying constraints to activities
  • Adjusting the duration and finish date of your project
  • Using filters to control the data displayed
  • Creating resources
  • Assigning resources to activities
  • Working with the Resource Usage Profile
  • Mitigating resource overloads
  • Baselining P6 project schedules
  • Running reports from a layout
  • Creating and running reports using the reporting wizard

What will you learn?

This Primavera P6 Fundamentals training will teach you how to 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. 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.
  • View reports etc.

4-Part Course Structure

This course uses P6, Primavera’s Web-based project management tool. It is divided into four sections: Overview and Creating a Project, Scheduling the Project and Managing Data, Assigning different Resources and Base lining and Project Execution and Control.

Please Note

This course uses the P6 Web interface. Oracle BI and BPM are not covered in this course.


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