Managing Projects in Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Rel 8.4

Managing Projects in Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Rel 8.4 Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

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.

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    Intended Audience for this Managing Projects in Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Rel 8.4 Course

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

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    Course Prerequisites for Managing Projects in Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Rel 8.4

    • » Knowledge of project management principles

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    Managing Projects in Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Rel 8.4 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

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    Managing Projects in Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Rel 8.4 Course Outline

        1. Understanding P6 Data
          1. Describing Enterprise and Project-Specific data
          2. Logging In
          3. Opening an Existing Project
          4. Opening and Customizing Layouts
        2. Enterprise Project Structure
          1. Describing Components of EPS
        3. Creating a Project
          1. Create a project
          2. Navigating in the Projects Window
          3. Viewing Project Details
        4. Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
          1. Defining a Work Breakdown Structure
          2. Creating the WBS Hierarchy
        5. Adding Activities
          1. Describing an Activity and its Components
          2. Describing Activity Types
          3. Adding Activities
          4. Adding a Notebook Topic
          5. Adding Steps to an Activity
          6. Assigning Activity Codes
        6. Creating Relationships
          1. Viewing a Network Logic Diagram
          2. Relationship Types
          3. Creating Relationships
        7. Scheduling
          1. Performing a Forward and Backward Pass
          2. Describing Float
        8. Assigning Constraints
          1. Applying an Overall Deadline to a Project
          2. Apply a Constraint to an Activity
        9. Using Reflection Projects
          1. Creating a Reflection Project
          2. Merging Changes
        10. Formatting Schedule Data
          1. Grouping Activities
          2. Sorting
          3. Filtering
        11. Roles and Resources
          1. Describing Roles and Resources
          2. Viewing Dictionaries
        12. Assigning Roles
          1. Assigning Roles to an Activity
          2. Assign Rates on Roles
        13. Assigning Resources
          1. Assigning Resources
          2. Adjusting Budgeted Units/Time
        14. Analyzing Resources
          1. Displaying the Resource Usage Profile
        15. Optimizing the Project Plan
          1. Analyzing Schedule Dates
          2. Shortening a Project Schedule
          3. Analyzing Resource Availability
        16. Baselining the Project Plan
          1. Creating a Baseline Plan
          2. Display Baseline Bars on the Gantt Chart
        17. Project Execution and Control
          1. Describing Methods for Updating the Schedule
          2. Using Progress Spotlight
          3. Statusing Activities
          4. Rescheduling the Project
        18. Reporting Performance
          1. Describing Reporting Methods
          2. Running a Schedule Report
          3. Creating a report with the Report Wizard

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    Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

    1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
    2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
    3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
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    Award winning, world-class Instructors

    Arthur G.
    - Masters Degree in Operations Research & Applied Mathematics from Columbia University along with several IT certifications.
    - IT Professional for over 30 years and Software Trainer since 1997.
    - Engineer and developer for top Wall Street financial firms such as JP Morgan Chase.


    Arthur has been an IT professional for over 30 years. After receiving his Bachelors in Computer Science from NYU, and Masters degree in Operations Research & Applied Mathematics from Columbia University, Arthur was recruited into the private IT sector. Upon starting his IT career path he quickly progressed into leadership roles as an engineer and developer for JP Morgan Chase.

    With more than a decade of successful projects behind him, Arthur's love of academia brought him back to training, where he currently specializes in Java certification training and corporate software development. He holds numerous certifications including the Sun Certified Java Programmer, Sun Certified Web Component Developer, and Advanced PHP Programmer. His passion and aptitude for the subject matter is clearly evident both in and out of the classroom and NetCom Learning students rate him 8.6 out of 9.
    Finnbarr M.
    - Masters Degree in Computer Science from Boston University along with several certifications.
    - Over 25 years of experience in the IT field and expert in Unix, GNU/Linux, and Oracle ecosystems.
    - More than 10 years working as a Software Engineer in multinational companies such as Hewlett-Packard.


    Finnbarr has both breadth and in-depth knowledge of Unix, GNU/Linux, and Oracle with 25+ years of experience in operating system internals development, system administration, application development and project management on a wide variety of hardware and software platforms. As a Software Engineer, he developed and managed numerous projects in multinational companies such as Hewlett-Packard.

    Finnbarr is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers as well as a Moderator at He is also a top Instructor and Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning and is well recognized by the students for his knowledge and his great teaching technique.
    Ramesh P.
    Ramesh holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science with specialization in Information Security and is pursuing his Doctoral degree in IT from the University of South Australia (UniSA). He is a one of a kind trainer - he has been working in the IT field since 1995 and is an expert in C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Java/J2EE, PL/SQL, VB, ASP, and XML technologies. Ramesh also has extensive experience developing and implementing BizTalk and SharePoint in large corporations, as well as more than 10 years experience working with Oracle and SQL server/Sybase databases. With more than 19 certifications, Ramesh is an IT guru and trainer with worldwide experience, which includes presentations and trainings across US, Asia, and Middle East. He is a full time instructor at NetCom Learning and we couldn't be happier in having him as one of our Subject Matter Experts.
    Amanpreet M.

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