Creating an Unresourced Project with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM

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Creating an Unresourced Project with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM

This course covers Primavera P6 Version 8 to Version 20 and explains the differences between the versions

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

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Course Description

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

Management processes applicable to your projects.

Primavera is an enterprise project portfolio management software. It includes project management, scheduling, risk analysis, opportunity management, resource management, and collaboration and control capabilities, and integrates with other enterprise software such as Oracle and SAP’s ERP systems. This course aims to teach students the user interface and how to plan projects without resources on Oracle Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional tool.

You will start with getting introduced to Oracle Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional. Then, you will understand how to create a new project and plan it simultaneously in the Primavera tool. You will also define calendars and create a Primavera Project WBS (Work Breakdown Structure). You will then learn about adding activities and organizing under the Work Breakdown Structure. Post that, you will be formatting the display and adding relationships. Finally, you will look at the activity network view and constraints in detail.

By the end of the course, you will successfully learn planning without resources using the Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional tool.

The code files and all resource files are uploaded on the GitHub repository at



What will you learn in this course:

  • Introduction to Oracle Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional
  • Creating new project and planning
  • Defining calendars and creating a Primavera Project WBS
  • Adding activities and organizing under the Work Breakdown Structure
  • Formatting the display and adding relationships
  • Looking at activity network view and constraints


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. Individuals with an understanding of how projects are planned, scheduled, and controlled, including understanding the project
Creating an Unresourced Project with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM


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

4 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction and Workshop Instructions 03:11 03:11
  • play icon Purpose, Required Background Knowledge 02:01 02:01
  • play icon Purpose of Planning, Planning Metrics, Cycle, Level, Monitoring, and Controlling 10:02 10:02
  • play icon Summary 00:29 00:29
Creating a Project Plan
5 Lectures
Starting Up and Navigation
8 Lectures
Creating a New Project
4 Lectures
Defining Calendars
6 Lectures
Creating a Primavera Project WBS
4 Lectures
Adding Activities and Organizing Under the WBS
9 Lectures
Formatting the Display
5 Lectures
Adding Relationships
7 Lectures
Activity Network View
5 Lectures
4 Lectures

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