Planning & Control with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM Professional

——   Created by Paul E Harris

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155
Lessons
17h 52m
Lesson time
beginner
Skill level

More about this course

This course aims to teach participants:

  • Introduction to the user interface,
  • How to plan projects without resources,
  • Filters layouts, printing,
  • Baselines and Updating an un-resourced project,
  • Creating and assigning roles and resources,
  • Controlling projects with resources and costs,
  • Setting up and administering a database,
  • Plus some advanced features including Import/Export, Activity Codes, Custom Data Fields and Global Change.

The following people should consider attending this course:

  • Programme Managers and Project Control staff evaluating the software against your organisational 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.
  • Experienced project personal who wish to learn how to schedule and control a project.

Students should have:

  • The ability to use a personal computer and understand the fundamentals of the operating system,
  • Experience using application software such as Microsoft Office and
  • An understanding of how projects are planned, scheduled and controlled, including understanding the project management processes applicable to your projects.

COURSE CONTENTS

  1. Introduction
  2. Creating a Project Plan
  3. Starting Up and Navigation
  4. Creating a New Project
  5. Defining Calendars
  6. Creating a Primavera Project WBS
  7. Adding Activities and Organizing Under The WBS
  8. Formatting the Display
  9. Adding Relationships
  10. Activity Network View
  11. Constraints
  12. Group, Sort and Layouts
  13. Filters
  14. Printing, Reports and Visualizer
  15. Scheduling Options and Setting a Baseline
  16. Updating an Unresourced Schedule
  17. User and Administration Preferences
  18. Creating Roles and Resources
  19. Assigning Roles, Resources and Expenses
  20. Resource Optimization
  21. Updating a Resourced Schedule
  22. Other Methods of Organizing Project Data, Activity Codes and User Defined Fields
  23. Global Change
  24. Managing the Enterprise Environment
  25. Multiple Project Scheduling
  26. Utilities, Reflection Projects, Audit Trail, Import and Export
  27. Earned Value Management with P6
Who this course is for:
  • Programme Managers and Project Control staff evaluating the software against your organisational 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.
  • Experienced project personal who wish to learn how to schedule and control a project.

155 Lessons

Introduction
0:04:20
Introduction
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0:02:01
Purpose, Required Background Knowledge
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0:10:02
Purpose of Planning, Planning Metrics, Cycle, Level, Monitoring and Controlling
0:00:29
Section 1 Summary
Creating a Project Plan
0:00:53
Creating a Project Plan
0:05:30
Understanding the Software, Enterprise Project Management and Your Project
0:19:06
Level 1 – Planning Without Resources
0:05:19
Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4
0:01:52
Summary of Section 2
Starting Up and Navigation
0:00:49
Starting Up and Navigation Introduction
0:15:49
Logging In, Projects Window, Opening Projects, Displaying Activities,Portfolios
0:20:12
Top and Bottom Panes, User Preferences and Starting Day of the Week
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About the instructor

Paul Harris holds an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering obtained in the UK and is a Certified Cost Engineer through AACEI International, a PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner and a “Managing Successful Programmes” Registered Practitioner. He has worked in the project controls industry for a number of years and has assisted many …

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