Scheduling with Primavera P6


Course Price: $1,295.00 USD
Location: New Orleans, LA or host a private course at your facility!
Duration: 2.00 Days
Time: 8:30am - 4:00pm
PDUs Awarded: 14.00

Course Structure:

GPM has found over the years that educating students using a highly interactive, hands-on workshop where concept reinforcement is stressed is the best means of preparing students to apply training on the job.

Who Should Attend?

Project Team Members, Project Managers, Program Managers, Estimators, Planners, Engineers, Drafters, Designers, Business Owners, Government Employees, Contractors, Subcontractors, Foremen, Supervisors, and Project Support Personnel.

What You Will Learn:

Day 1

Lesson 1. – Introduction to Project Management & Scheduling
  • What is Project Management?
  • What is Scheduling?
Lesson 2. – Starting a New Project
  • Initiating a Project
  • Customizing Project Information
  • Setting Parameters
  • Saving / Protecting Project Information
Lesson 3. - WBS / Activities
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Defining Activities
  • Adding Activities
  • Estimating the Durations of Activities
Lesson 4. - Calendars
  • Planning for Workdays / Work hours
  • Adding New Calendars
  • Assigning Calendars to Tasks
Lesson 5. - Logic
  • What is Critical Path Methodology (CPM)?
  • Relationship Types
  • What are Predecessors / Successors?
  • Assigning / Tracking Logic
Day 2

Lesson 6. – Resource Planning
  • Organizational Resource Planning
  • Building the Resource Dictionary
  • Assigning Resources
Lesson 7. – Organizing and Filtering Schedule Information
  • Grouping & Sorting Project Information
  • Activity Coding
  • Filtering
Lesson 8. – Updating the Schedule
  • Creating the Target
  • Applying “Actuals” to the Schedule
  • On Time / On-Budget?
  • Monitoring the Schedule
Lesson 9. – Layouts and Reporting
  • Generating Graphic and Tabular Reports
  • Distributing Information to Project Stakeholders
  • Administrative Closure

Lesson 10. – Case Studies

Repetition through “hands-on” training is the only way to become proficient in scheduling. Students may perform “real-life” case studies, which are included in materials as additional practice building a schedule.

Instructors / Certifications:

Global Project Management is a Global Registered Educational Provider (R.E.P.) with the Project Management Institute (PMI) and, appropriately, requires that ALL instructors be certified Project Management Professionals (PMP) with PMI.