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Course 106-P (Primavera P6)
Advanced Project Management in Primavera P6

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This course provides in-depth project management training in P6. Topics include updating baselines, importing and exporting project data, and top-down budgeting.

Detailed instruction on earned value analysis includes lessons on duration types and how to calculate percent complete. Students also will learn to leverage best practices to create a project using methodologies.

Professional Development and Continuing Education Units:

  • Earns 13 PDUs and 1.3 CEUs

Learn To:

  • Global change
  • Managing issues and risks
  • Advanced scheduling techniques
  • Earned value analysis
  • Top-down budgeting
  • Assign codes

Suggested Prerequisites:

Course Objectives:

  • Import and export data
  • Update baselines
  • Use Claim Digger
  • Apply duration types
  • Calculate percent complete
  • Use earned value analysis
  • Use top-down budgeting
  • Apply tracking layouts
  • Auto compute layouts
  • Use top-down estimating
  • View reflection projects
  • Manage issues and risks
  • Create a project with Project Architect
  • Assign Codes
  • Use global change
  • Advanced scheduling

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Course Topics:

Creating a Project with Project Architect

  • Customizing the Project Plan

Assigning Codes

  • Assigning Activity Codes
  • Assigning Resource Codes
  • Assigning Project Codes

Using User-Defined Fields and Global Change

  • Establishing User-Defined Fields
  • Defining Global Change Parameters

Managing Portfolios

  • Creating a Portfolio
  • Opening Projects Using Portfolios

Advanced Scheduling

  • Calculating Multiple Float Paths
  • Explaining Scheduling Logic Options
  • Identifying a Calendar�s Effect on Lag

Monitoring Thresholds and Issues

  • Creating a Threshold and an Issue

Importing and Exporting Data

  • Importing a Project
  • Exporting a Project
  • Importing/Exporting with MS Excel

Updating Baselines

  • Update Activity and Resource Assignment Data

Claim Digger

  • Creating a Comparison Report in Claim Digger

Calculating Percent Complete

  • Describing Three Percent Complete Types
  • Using Weighted Steps to Calculate Percent Complete

Earned Value Analysis

  • Define Performance Percent Complete
  • Review Results of Earned Value Techniques

Activity Usage Profile and Spreadsheet

  • Displaying Cost dData
  • Displaying Curves in the Activity Usage Profile

Top-Down Budgeting

  • Establishing Project Budgets
  • Establishing Spending Plans
  • Tracking Budget Changes

Top-Down Estimating

  • Adding Estimation Weights

Documenting Risk

  • Calculate a Risk�s Exposure
  • Analyzing the Impact of a rRsk

Using Reflection Projects

Auto Compute Actuals

Suggested Next Courses:

Resource Management in Primavera P6  Course 106R


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