Planning and Control with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM Professional
This course covers Primavera P6 Version 8 to Version 20 and explains the differences between the versions
Updated on Oct, 2023
Language - English
Duration -17.5 hours
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.
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 how to use Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional to plan and control their projects efficiently.
You will start with getting introduced to the user interface and how to plan projects without resources in Oracle Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional. Then, you will understand filters, layouts, and printing. You will also learn about baselines and updating an unresourced project. You will be creating and assigning roles and resources and controlling projects with resources and costs. Post that, you will be setting up and administering a database. Finally, you will look at the advanced features including import/export, activity codes, custom data fields, and global change.
By the end of the course, you will successfully learn how to use Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional Client to plan and control your project efficiently.
The code files and all resource files are uploaded on the GitHub repository at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Planning-and-Control-with-Oracle-Primavera-P6-PPM-Professional
What will you learn in this course:
- Introduction to the user interface
- Plan projects without resources, filters, layouts, and printing
- Baselines and updating an un-resourced project
- Creating and assigning roles and resources
- Controlling projects with resources and costs
- Set up and administer a database and other more advanced features
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 management processes applicable to your projects.
Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course
- Introduction and Workshop Instructions 04:20 04:20
- Purpose, Required Background Knowledge 02:01 02:01
- Purpose of Planning, Planning Metrics, Cycle, Level, Monitoring, and Controlling 10:02 10:02
- Summary 00:29 00:29
Creating a Project Plan
Starting Up and Navigation
Creating a New Project
Creating a Primavera Project WBS
Adding Activities and Organizing Under the WBS
Formatting the Display
Activity Network View
Group, Sort, and Layouts
Printing and Reports
Scheduling Options and Setting a Baseline
Updating an Un-Resourced Schedule
User Preferences and Admin Preferences
Creating Roles and Resources
Assigning Roles, Resources, and Expenses
Updating a Resourced Schedule
Other Methods of Organizing Project Data
Managing the Enterprise Environment
Multiple Project Scheduling
Earned Value Management with PM
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