PRIMAVERA P6 INTRODUCTION AND CONTEXT

BENEFIT FROM MESLI CONSULTING’S EXPERTISE

“Our experienced consultants will guide you through the entire project life cycle, from planning to execution. The 3-day course gets you started fast using Primavera P6 EPPM. Through a series of lectures, interactive sessions and numerous hands-on exercises, participants will gain the knowledge and experience they need to use Primavera P6 EPPM as an effective project management tool.”

TO KNOW

Training objectives Primavera P6:

Mastering the software
Improve on advanced software features according to your needs.
Deploy the software as a project management solution.
Migrate your project data to Primavera P6.
Assist your teams on one of your projects.

Acquired :

At the end of this training, each participant will be able to plan a project with Primavera P6.

Public :

This training is intended for project managers and all persons involved in a company project.
Primavera P6 training requirements:  The fundamentals of project management.

Training Material:

Syllabus + case studies each trainee will work on a PC with Primavera. The software P6 is provided during the training course for case studies and exercises

THE TRAINING PROGRAMME

Day 1: Introduction, structuring and creation of projects in Primavera P6

 

General introduction

  • The Fundamentals of Project Management
  • Architecture of the Primavera solution
  • Introduction to Primavera P6

Project structure in Primavera P6

  • Configuring EPS (Enterprise Project Structure)
  • Adding a project to the EPS
  • Using and Defining the Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS)
  • Define the language in which the data is displayed

Create a project

  • Create a project
  • Changing parameters and settings for projects
  • Detailed information about the projects

Project Structure (WBS)

  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) of your project
  • Setting up the hierarchical levels of the WBS

Calendars

  • Set up and configure calendars
  • The different types of calendars: project, resources and global
  • Assign several calendars to projects

Inserting Tasks

  • Create tasks
  • Details of the tasks
  • Creating links between tasks
  • Dissolve a task
  • Copy – Paste tasks
  • definition and configuration of critical tasks
  • Assigning calendars to tasks
  • Set up and modify task identifiers

Definition of the Network

  • definition of logical networks
  • configuration of critical tasks
  • Definition of task constraints
  • Display total float and free float in the planning

Codes

  • Define and create project codes, resource codes and task codes
  • Assigning a code to a task
  • Assigning a code to several tasks
  • Create task codes at EPS level

Group & Sort – Filters – Layouts

  • Group and sort your data
  • Primavera filters by default
  • Filter tasks
  • Configuration of presentations & layouts
  • Using keyboard shortcuts to optimize data entry

 

Day 2: Resources and skills, cost allocation with Primavera P6

 

Skills and Resources

  • Definition of project resources and skills
  • Resource details
  • Allocation of resources & skills
  • Define resource curves
  • Set up the histogram of stacked resources

Assigning Costs to Tasks

  • Assign expenses to WBS tasks and levels
  • Breakdown of the project budget

Planning optimization

  • Analysis of the critical paths of the project
  • Analysis of resources and histograms by batch
  • Resource leveling
  • Resource allocation

User Preferences

  • Planning time units
  • Setting dates and units
  • Select and display currency
  • Specify a currency format
  • Change Password

Project Documentation

  • Assigning Documents to Project Tasks

 

Day 3: Controlling a project with Primavera P6

 

Assigning a baseline

  • Create a reference schedule (Baseline)
  • View the reference bars in the schedule

Project Execution and Control

  • Procedure for progress
  • Automatic update of the schedule
  • Plan your project with Primavera P6
  • Analyze the gaps with Primavera P6
  • Report creation wizards
  • Open several schedules at the same time
  • View resources with real progress

Thresholds – Alerts

  • Define project thresholds
  • Set up alerts

Risks:

  • Identify risks related to planning
  • Consolidate the risk table

Layout and Printing 

  • Edit and print reports
  • Print the resource histogram

Import and Export Data

  • Export your schedule to Excel and MS Project
  • Export your schedule in Xer and Xml format
  • Import your schedule into the primavera P6 database

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Duration : 3 days – 21 hours 

Dates : contact us

Price: Please contact us for a quote request

Place of training:

  • In-company
  • Paris
  • Brussels