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Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Rel 19

Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Rel 19


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3 Days


Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Rel 19


 This Primavera P6 Professional training leads you through the entire project life cycle, from planning to execution. You'll develop a thorough understanding of how to plan and schedule.


Learn To:


  • Create and schedule a project.

  • Assign resources.

  • Adjust the project schedule.

  • Execute and control the project.

  • Add activities.

  • Benefits to You


Enrolling in this course will help you understand P6 Professional's basic features and functionality so you can apply them to your organization's project management processes. You'll also learn how to manage projects on time and within budget to ensure optimal outcomes from capital and resource investments.


Explore Project Management Fundamentals


All workshops and instruction stress the three basic elements of project management: schedule, resources and costs. At the end of each day, you'll apply the concepts and functionality you learned in a case study. The course is divided into three sections: Creating a Project; Scheduling the Project; Project Execution and Control.


Use P6 Professional


The course uses P6 Professional, Primavera's Windows-based, client/server application. It is appropriate for those using P6 Professional either as a stand-alone application or as part of P6 EPPM.


Please note that this course uses the P6 Optional Client (Windows-based client).



  • Analyst

  • End User

  • Implementer

  • Manager



  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure

  • Define roles and resources

  • Assign roles

  • Assign resources

  • Analyze resources

  • Optimize the project plan

  • Understand data structures

  • Create a project

  • Add activities

  • View calendars

  • Create relationships

  • Schedule the project

  • Assign constraints

  • Create reports

  • Format schedule data

  • Execute the project



Understanding P6 Data

Describing Enterprise and Project-Specific data

Logging In

Opening an Existing Project

Opening and Customizing Layouts


Enterprise Project Structure

Describing Components of EPS


Creating a Project

Create a project

Navigating in the Projects Window

Viewing Project Details


Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

Defining a Work Breakdown Structure

Creating the WBS Hierarchy


Adding Activities

Describing an Activity and its Components

Describing Activity Types

Adding Activities

Adding a Notebook Topic

Adding Steps to an Activity

Assigning Activity Codes


Creating Relationships

Viewing a Network Logic Diagram

Relationship Types

Creating Relationships



Performing a Forward and Backward Pass

Describing Float


Assigning Constraints

Applying an Overall Deadline to a Project

Apply a Constraint to an Activity


Using Reflection Projects

Creating a Reflection Project

Merging Changes


Formatting Schedule Data

Grouping Activities




Roles and Resources

Describing Roles and Resources

Viewing Dictionaries


Assigning Roles

Assigning Roles to an Activity

Assign Rates on Roles


Assigning Resources

Assigning Resources

Adjusting Budgeted Units/Time


Analyzing Resources

Displaying the Resource Usage Profile


Optimizing the Project Plan

Analyzing Schedule Dates

Shortening a Project Schedule

Analyzing Resource Availability


Baselining the Project Plan

Creating a Baseline Plan

Display Baseline Bars on the Gantt Chart


Project Execution and Control

Describing Methods for Updating the Schedule

Using Progress Spotlight

Statusing Activities

Rescheduling the Project


Reporting Performance

Describing Reporting Methods

Running a Schedule Report

Creating a report with the Report Wizard


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