Baselines and Updating a Project with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM

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Baselines and Updating a Project with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM

Primavera P6 Version 8 to Version 20, this module explains the differences between the versions.

updated on icon Updated on Oct, 2023

language icon Language - English

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architecture icon IT & Software,Other IT & Software,Oracle Primavera

Lectures -13

Duration -1.5 hours


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Course Description

This course is best suited for the program managers and project control staff evaluating the software against your organizational requirements, project schedulers who wish to learn how to use the software to schedule and control projects, database managers who wish to understand how to set up and administer a database, and experienced project personnel who wish to learn how to schedule and control a project.

Primavera is an enterprise project portfolio management software. It includes project management, scheduling, risk analysis, opportunity management, resource management, collaboration and control capabilities, and integrates with other enterprise software such as Oracle and SAP’s ERP systems. This course aims to teach participants how to baseline and update an un-resourced project with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM Professional.

You will start with understanding date fields, followed by scheduling options – general tab. The topics that you will learn further are setting the baseline and limitations on viewing baseline data, practical methods of the recording process and understanding the concepts, updating the schedule, progress spotlight and update progress, suspend and resume, scheduling the project, comparing progress with the baseline, progress line display on the Gantt chart, checking list before updating schedule, in-progress schedule checklist, and corrective actions.

By the end of the course, you will successfully learn how to set baseline, compare with the baseline, and update an un-resourced project with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM Professional.

The code files and all resource files are uploaded on the GitHub repository at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Baselines-and-Updating-a-Project-with-Oracle-Primavera-P6-PPM


What will you learn in this course:

  • Understanding date fields
  • Scheduling options – general tab
  • Setting the baseline and limitations on viewing baseline data
  • Looking at practical methods of recording progress
  • Understanding the concepts and updating the schedule
  • Progress line display on the Gantt chart


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • You will need your computer with Oracle Primavera P6 loaded and experience in using application software such as Microsoft Office.
Baselines and Updating a Project with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

Introduction and Workshop Instructions
1 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction and Workshop Instructions 03:05 03:05
Scheduling Options and Setting a Baseline
7 Lectures
Updating an Un-Resourced Schedule
5 Lectures

Instructor Details

Packt Publishing

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