Course Description

Intrduction to P6 Scheduling | 2008

$500

This Introduction to P6 Scheduling course is designed for individuals that have no scheduling experience. Students will gain an understanding of how to navigate in Primavera P6, and utilize key functions required in the basic class. You will walk away with a good comprehension of how to build a WBS, tie logic, and schedule a project.

Duration: Self-Paced

Self Paced Online Module

Custom Training Environment Included

Primavera P6 is required to complete the exercises in this course. This program is available to you in our custom training environment. One-week access is included with this course.

Please contact us at training@tepco.us for any questions you may have.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Course Introduction

    • Welcome to Intro to Primavera Scheduling

    • Introduction to P6 Scheduling

  • 2

    Section 01: P6 Navigation

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 1.1 Logging into the P6 Database

    • 1.2 General Overview of P6 Application

    • 1.3 Identify Each Grid Window and General Functionality

    • 1.3 Video Tutorial

    • 1.4 Relationships Between Grids in Reference to Schedule Development

    • 1.5 Opening and Closing the Project

    • 1.5 Video Tutorial

    • 1.6 Tips and Tricks

    • 1.6 Video Tutorial

  • 3

    Section 02: Setting User Preferences

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 2.1 Set Schedule Duration to Hours or Days

    • 2.2 Set Schedule Duration to Hours or Days

    • 2.3 Edit Date and Time Formats

    • 2.3 Video Tutorial

  • 4

    Section 03: Creating A Project

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 3.1 Create a New Project

    • 3.1 Video Tutorial

    • 3.2 Key Settings Before Leaving the Project Grid

  • 5

    Section 04: Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 4.1 Understand the thought process of utilizing the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

    • 4.2 Launch the WBS and Activities Grid

    • 4.3 Develop the WBS along with “Parent to Child” WBS elements

    • 4.3 Video Tutorial

    • 4.4 Understand the Importance of Standard WBS Structure

    • 4.4 Video Tutorial

    • Class Exercise

    • Section 04 Review Questions

  • 6

    Section 05: Adding Activities

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 5.1 Adding Activities in the Activity Grid

    • 5.1 Video Tutorial

    • 5.2 Identity (4) Commonly Used Activity Types

    • 5.2 Video Tutorial

    • 5.3 Identify Key Components of an Activity

    • 5.4 Establishing Your First Layout

    • 5.4 Video Tutorial

    • Class Exercise

    • Section 5 Review Questions

  • 7

    Section 06: Utilizing Calendars

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 6.1 Identify Different Types of Calendars

    • 6.2 Setting Your Calendar Default

    • 6.3 Assign Calendars to the Activities

    • 6.2-6.3 Video Tutorial

    • 6.4 How Calendars Affect Activities

    • Class Exercise

    • Section 6 Review Questions

  • 8

    Section 07: Creating Relationships

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 7.1 Define Activity Relationships

    • 7.2 Identify Multiple Methods for Logically Sequencing Work

    • 7.2 Video Tutorial

    • 7.3 Identify (4) Logical Relationship Types

    • 7.4 Schedule the File (Time Analyze) or (F9)

    • 7.5 Make Adjustments to Complete the Project Early

    • Class Exercise

    • Section 7 Review Questions

  • 9

    Section 08: Activity Coding

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 8.1 Understanding the Code Functionality

    • 8.1 Video Tutorial

    • 8.2 Identify (3) Different Types of Coding

    • 8.3 Apply Different Methods for Assigning Codes

    • 8.3 Video Tutorial

    • Class Exercise

    • Section 8 Review Questions

  • 10

    Section 09: Customize the Project

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 9.1 Understanding & Utilizing Filters

    • 9.1 Video Tutorial

    • 9.2 Understanding Group & Sort with Columns Displayed

    • 9.2 Video Tutorial

    • 9.3 Set Colors, Fonts, and Other Visual Enhancements

    • Section 9 Review Questions

  • 11

    Section 10: Update the Project Schedule

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 10.1 Start Work and Assign Progress

    • 10.2 Understand “Data Date” as it Advances

    • 10.1-10.2 Video Tutorial

    • 10.3 Analyze Earned Progress

    • Section 10 Review Questions

  • 12

    Terminology

    • Industry Acronyms

  • 13

    Final Exam Information

    • Course Completion and How to Access the Final Exam

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