Primavera P6 PPM Professional Advanced Features

This course covers from P6 Version 8 to Version 19 and explains the differences between the versions.

This course aims to teach participants:

What you’ll learn

  • This course is aimed at teaching students the advanced features of Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional Client up to an intermediate level..

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 2min.
  • Scheduling Options and Setting a Baseline –> 7 lectures • 55min.
  • User Preferences and Admin Preferences –> 6 lectures • 57min.
  • Global Change –> 5 lectures • 24min.
  • Other Methods Of Organizing Project Dato –> 5 lectures • 39min.
  • Managing the Enterprise Environment –> 6 lectures • 1hr.
  • Multiple Project Scheduling –> 5 lectures • 26min.
  • Utilities –> 6 lectures • 45min.
  • Earned Value Management with P6 –> 4 lectures • 26min.

Primavera P6 PPM Professional Advanced Features

Requirements

  • The ability to use a personal computer and understand the fundamentals of the operating system..
  • Experience using application software such as Microsoft Office..
  • An understanding of how projects are planned, scheduled and controlled, including understanding the project management processes applicable to your projects..
  • Access to a computer with Oracle Primavera P6 loaded..

This course aims to teach participants:

SCHEDULING OPTIONS AND SETTING A BASELINE

  • Understanding Date Fields
  • Scheduling Options – General Tab Setting the Baseline

USER AND ADMINISTRATION PREFERENCES AND SCHEDULING OPTIONS

  • User Preferences Admin Menu
  • Admin Preferences
  • Miscellaneous Defaults

OTHER METHODS OF ORGANIZING PROJECT DATA

  • Understanding Project Breakdown Structures
  • Activity Codes
  • User Defined Fields
  • WBS Category or Project Phase Resource Codes
  • Cost Accounts Owner
  • Activity Attribute

GLOBAL CHANGE

  • Introducing Global Change
  • The Basic Concepts of Global Change
  • Specifying the Change Statements
  • Examples of Simple Global Changes
  • Selecting the Activities for the Global Change
  • Duration Calculations with Global Change
  • (Any of the following) and (All of the following)
  • Temporary Values Global Change Functions
  • More Advanced Examples of Global Change

MANAGING THE ENTERPRISE ENVIRONMENT

  • Multiple User Data Display Issues
  • Enterprise Project Structure (EPS)
  • Project Portfolios
  • Organizational Breakdown Structure – OBS
  • Users, Security Profiles and Organizational Breakdown Structure
  • Project Codes Filtering, Grouping and Sorting Projects in the Projects Window
  • Project Durations in the Projects Window
  • Why Are Some Data Fields Gray and Cannot Be Edited?
  • Summarizing Projects Job Services
  • Tracking Window

MULTIPLE PROJECT SCHEDULING

  • Multiple Projects in One Primavera Project
  • Multiple P6 Primavera Projects Representing One Project
  • Setting Up Primavera Projects as Sub-projects
  • Refresh Data and Commit Changes
  • Who Has the Project Open?
  • Setting Baselines for Multiple Projects
  • Restoring Baselines for Multiple Projects

UTILITIES

  • Reflection Projects
  • Advanced Scheduling Options
  • Audit Trail Columns
  • Excel Import and Export Tool
  • Project Import and Export
  • Check In and Check Out
  • UN/CEFACT XML format
  • Online HTML Help