Course Description

P6 Basic Turnaround Scheduling | 2015

$1025

This Basic Turnaround Scheduling course is designed for individuals who have no Turnaround experience utilizing the P6 application. Students will gain a thorough understanding of how to build schedules required to meet today’s turnaround industry. You will apply hands-on training in the P6 software with real time turnaround schedulers guiding you through the process. You will walk away with a good comprehension of how the process is broken down into individual components, culminating into a resource loaded execution schedule.

Self Paced Online Module Plus P6 Access

Custom Training Environment Included - 2 Week Access

Primavera P6 is required to complete the exercises in this course. This program is available to you in our custom training environment. Two-week access is included with this course. You can purchase additional time as needed.

Recommended Equipment: Additional Computer Monitor

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Introduction

    • Welcome to P6 Basic Turnaround Scheduling

  • 2

    Section 01: Introduction to Turnarounds

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 01.1 Understanding Turnaround Terminology and Process

    • 1.2 Scheduling in The Big Schema – Where it fits in

    • 1.3 The Role of A Turnaround Scheduler

  • 3

    Section 02: P6 Navigation & User Settings

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 2.1 Getting Logged In – Database Awareness

    • 2.2 Navigation Around the P6 Application

    • Video | Navigation Around the P6 Application (2.2)

    • 2.3 Setting Up Turnaround User Preferences

    • Video | Setting Up Turnaround User Preferences (2.3)

    • Section 2 Review Questions

  • 4

    Secition 03: Creating the Turnaround Files

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 3.1 Creating a Project

    • Video | Creating a Project (3.1)

    • 3.2 Identify Critical Settings Before Adding Task

    • Video | Identify Critical Settings (3.2)

    • 3.3 Understanding Duration Types

    • 3.4 Understanding Percent Complete Types

    • Video | Duration Types and Percent Complete Types (3.3-3.4)

    • 3.5 Understanding Activity Types

    • Video | Understanding Activity Types (3.5)

    • 3.6 Utilizing Templates for Turnarounds

    • Video | Utilizing Templates for Turnarounds (3.6)

    • Section 3 Review Questions

  • 5

    Section 04: The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 4.1 Identifying Standard Turnaround WBS

    • 4.2 Full Utilization of the WBS

    • Video | Standard Turnaround WBS (4.1-4.2)

    • Section 4 Review Questions

  • 6

    Section 05: Plan Validation vs Schedule Optimization

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 5.1 Workflow from Validate to Optimize

    • Video | Plan Validation vs Schedule Optimization (5.1)

  • 7

    Section 06: Adding Activities & Creating Relationships

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 6.1 Adding Activities

    • Video | Adding Activities (6.1)

    • 6.2 Identifying Activity Types

    • Video | Identifying Activity Types (6.2)

    • 6.3 Creating Job Templates

    • Video | Using Job Templates (6.3)

    • 6.4 Creation of Activity Relationships

    • Video | Activity Relationships (6.4)

    • 6.5 Understanding Lag

    • Video | Understanding Lag (6.5)

    • 6.6 Activity Constraints

    • Video | Activity Constraints (6.6)

    • Section 6 Review Questions

  • 8

    Section 07: Utilizing Calendars

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 7.1 Understanding the Calendar Functionality

    • 7.2 Creating & Assigning Calendars

    • Video | Utilizing Calendars (7.1-7.2)

    • Section 7 Review Questions

  • 9

    Section 08: Activity Codes

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 8.1 Building Code with Structure

    • Video | Building Codes with Structure (8.1)

    • 8.2 Creating Activity Codes at the EPS (Site Codes)

    • 8.3 Methods for Assigning Codes

    • Video | Methods for Assigning Codes (8.3)

    • Section 8 Review Questions

  • 10

    Section 09: Customizing the Project

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 9.1 Understanding Group and Sort

    • Video | Group and Sort (9.1)

    • 9.2 Understanding and Utilizing Filters

    • Video | Utilizing Filters (9.2)

    • 9.3 Importing & Exporting Layouts

    • Video | Importing and Exporting Layouts (9.3)

    • 9.4 Bars, Fonts, and Row Heights

    • Video | Table Font and Rows (9.4)

    • Section 9 Review Questions

  • 11

    Section 10: Creating & Assigning Resources

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 10.1 Understanding Resources

    • 10.2 Understanding Resource Pool Structures

    • 10.3 Assigning Resources to Activities

    • 10.4 Viewing Resource Profiles

    • Video | Resources (10.1-10.4)

    • Section 10 Review Questions

  • 12

    Section 11: Scheduling Concepts

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 11.1 Setting Milestones to Manage Float

    • Video | Schedule Concepts

    • 11.2 Critical Path & Critical Mass Identification

    • Video | Critical Path and Critical Mass (11.2)

    • 11.3 The Importance of Update Cycles

    • Section 11 Review Questions

  • 13

    Section 12: Maintaining & Assigning Baselines

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 12.1 Understand Baselines

    • 12.2 Creating Baselines

    • Video | Baselines (12.1-12.2)

    • Section 12 Review Questions

  • 14

    Section 13: Scheduling During Execution

    • Purpose and Objectives

    • 13.1 Creating Visibility Through Layouts & Reports

    • 13.2 Schedule Options Window

    • Video | Layouts, Reports and Updating (13.1-13.2)

  • 15

    Resources

    • Industry Acronyms (Download)

  • 16

    Final Exam Information

    • Course Completion and How to Access the Final Exam

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