Training Schedule

  • 09/21/2017 to 09/22/2017 - Enroll


Primavera P6 Professional – Advanced Scheduling – Austin, TX

For Program Managers, Project Managers, Planners/Schedulers
Course Duration: 2 days
PDUs Earned: 13 – PMI Program Number 106

This two-day course provides in-depth project management training in Primavera’s client/server-based solution. Building off skills learned in the fundamentals course, the P6 Professional – Advanced course covers advanced subjects such as earned value analysis; updating baselines; and top-down budgeting. Hands-on workshops enable students to apply skills learned throughout the course.

Prerequisites:  Primavera P6 Professional – Fundamentals

Learning Outcomes:

  • Modify projects using advanced functionality
  • Analyze projects using earned value
  • View Primavera data in other applications

DAY 1 – ADVANCED RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Lesson 1 – Resource and Role Analysis

  • 􀁸 Analyze resource usage using the Resource Usage Profile.
  • 􀁸 Analyze resource usage using the Resource Usage Spreadsheet.
  • 􀁸 Compare staffed vs. unstaffed role allocation.

Lesson 2 – Resource Assignments Window

  • 􀁸 Identify sections in the Resource Assignments window.
  • 􀁸 Use the Resource Assignments window to view and edit resource allocation.
  • 􀁸 Select data to display in the Resource Usage Spreadsheet.

Lesson 3 – Manual Resource Allocation

  • 􀁸 Assign resource lag and duration to resource assignments.
  • 􀁸 View and assign resource curves to manually spread allocation.

Lesson 4 – Bucket Planning

  • 􀁸 Explain the difference between bucket planning and linear distribution.
  • 􀁸 Edit period buckets for a resource assignment.
  • 􀁸 Track manual curves in the project.

Lesson 5 – Leveling Resources

  • 􀁸 Set resource leveling options.
  • 􀁸 Level a project to resolve resource conflicts.
  • 􀁸 Level based on activity and project priorities.

Lesson 6 – Storing Period Performance

  • 􀁸 Display financial periods as columns.
  • 􀁸 Store past period performance.

Case Study 1 – Analyzing Resource Usage

DAY 2: ADVANCED PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Case Study 1 – Analyzing Resource Usage (continue)

Lesson 7 – Duration Types

  • 􀁸 Store past period performance.
  •  Determine which Duration Type works best in a given situation.
  • 􀁸 Assign a Duration Type to an activity.

Lesson 8 – Calculating Percent Complete

  • 􀁸 Describe the three Percent Complete Types.
  • 􀁸 Determine which Percent Complete Type to use based on how your organization reports progress.
  • 􀁸 Explain how activity percentages are calculated based on the Percent Complete Type chosen.
  • 􀁸 Use weighted steps to calculated Percent Complete.

Lesson 9 – Earned Value

  • 􀁸 Define earned value.
  • 􀁸 Define Performance Percent Complete.
  • 􀁸 Review the results of different earned value techniques.
  • 􀁸 Recognize the benefits of using earned value analysis.

Lesson 10 – Advanced Scheduling

  • 􀁸 Calculate multiple float paths when scheduling.
  • 􀁸 Explain the difference between scheduling logic options.
  • 􀁸 Describe a calendar’s effect on lag.

Lesson 11 – User-Defined Fields and Global Change

  • 􀁸 Create a user-defined field.
  • 􀁸 Run a global change.

Lesson 12 – Managing Multiple Projects

  • 􀁸 Filter and apply progress to multiple projects.
  • 􀁸 Set the default project for multiple projects.
  • 􀁸 Explain how project elements are handled in multi-project mode.
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