Planning & Control with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM Professional

Planning & Control with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM Professional


Learn how to get the most out of the benchmark Windows-based project planning tool with this comprehensive training on Planning & Control with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM Professional. Extremely popular with project managers worldwide, its ability to handle large-scale and multi-faceted projects is second to none. With the aid of this tuition, you can confidently organise projects with the allocated resources and hit organisational targets square-on.             

This practical Project Management Utility course covers fundamental project management skills, as well as the capabilities of P6 PPM. You will be taught how to create a project plan from scratch, navigate through the many functions of P6, set up schedules and activities online, instal constraints and filters, create assignments, define targets, and much more. This will be your one-stop destination for attaining a full appreciation of the project management potential of P6.

Take this training and never be left behind in the race for reaching your project goals with this world-class platform.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised CPD accredited certification. You can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at the cost of £9 and Hard Copy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring professional or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge.

The Planning & Control with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM Professional is fully available to anyone, and no previous qualifications are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.

Course Curriculum

Section 01: Introduction
Purpose, Required Background Knowledge 00:02:00
Purpose of Planning, Planning Metrics, Cycle, Level, Monitoring and Controlling 00:10:00
Summary 00:01:00
Section 02: Creating a Project Plan
Creating a Project Plan 00:01:00
Understanding the Software, Enterprise Project Management and Your Project 00:06:00
Level 1 – Planning Without Resources 00:19:00
Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4 00:05:00
Summary 00:02:00
Section 03: Starting Up and Navigation
Introduction to Starting Up and Navigation 00:01:00
Logging In, Projects Window, Opening Projects, Displaying Activities, Portfolios 00:16:00
Top and Bottom Panes, User Preferences and Starting Day of the Week 00:20:00
Admin Preferences, Options, Do Not Ask Me about This Again, Mouse Clicking 00:07:00
Accessing Help 00:04:00
Refresh Data – F5 Key, Commit Changes – F10 Key, Send Project & Closing Down 00:05:00
Starting Up and Navigation – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 1 – Navigating Around the Windows 00:15:00
Section 04: Creating a New Project
Introduction to Creating a New Project 00:01:00
Creating, Copying, Importing, Setting Up a Project 00:19:00
Summary of Creating a New Project 00:01:00
Workshop 2 – Creating Your Project 00:07:00
Section 05: Defining Calendars
Defining Calendars Introduction 00:01:00
Database Default Calendar, Global & Project Calendars, Project Default Calendar 00:07:00
Creating a New Global, Project Calendar and Resource Calendars 00:08:00
Move, Copy, Rename and Delete a Calendar and Editing Calendars 00:19:00
Defining Calendars – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 3 – Maintaining the Calendars 00:09:00
Section 06: Creating a Primavera Project WBS
Creating a Primavera Project WBS – Introduction 00:01:00
Opening and Navigating the WBS Window, Creating and Deleting a WBS Node 00:20:00
Creating a Primavera Project WBS – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 4 – Creating the Work Breakdown Structure 00:02:00
Section 07: Adding Activities and Organizing Under the WBS
Adding Activities and Organizing Under the WBS – Introduction 00:02:00
New Activity Defaults 00:09:00
Adding New Activities, Default Activity Duration, Copying and Renumbering 00:06:00
Elapsed Duration, Finding Bars, Assigning Calendars & WBS, Reordering or Sorting 00:10:00
Undo 00:01:00
Summarizing Activities Using WBS 00:01:00
Spell Check 00:01:00
Adding Activities and Organizing Under the WBS – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 5 – Adding Activities 00:03:00
Section 08: Formatting the Display
Formatting the Display – Introduction 00:01:00
Project Window, Understanding Forms, Formatting the Bars, Progress Lines 00:27:00
Columns, Row Height, Timescale, Attachments, Fonts, Colors, Line Numbers 00:17:00
Formatting the Display – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 6 – Formatting the Bar Chart 00:11:00
Section 09: Adding Relationships
Adding Relationships – Introduction 00:01:00
Constraints, Understanding Relationships, Lags and Leads and Formatting 00:08:00
Adding and Removing Relationships, Dissolving Activities, Circular Relationships 00:06:00
Scheduling the Project, Reviewing Relationships, Leads and Lags 00:10:00
Relationship Comments New to P6 Version 20 00:03:00
Adding Relationships – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 7 – Adding the Relationships 00:06:00
Section 10: Activity Network View
Activity Network View – Introduction 00:01:00
Viewing a Project Using the Activity Network View, and using the Network View 00:11:00
Early Date, Late Date and Float Calculations 00:04:00
Activity Network View – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 8 – Scheduling Calculations and Activity Network View 00:07:00
Section 11: Constraints
Constraints – Introduction 00:01:00
Assigning Constraints, Project Must Finish By Date, Activity Notebook 00:14:00
Constraints – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 9 – Constraints 00:08:00
Section 12: Group, Sort and Layouts
Group, Sort and Layouts -Introduction 00:03:00
Group and Sort Activities and Understanding Layouts 00:13:00
Group, Sort and Layouts – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 10 – Organizing Your Data 00:05:00
Section 13: Filters
Filters – Introduction 00:01:00
Understanding Filters, Applying a Filter, Creating and Modifying a Filter 00:11:00
Filters – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 11 – Filters 00:04:00
Section 14: Printing and Reports
Printing and Reports – Introduction 00:01:00
Printing 00:13:00
Reports 00:07:00
Publish to a Web Site 00:03:00
Visualizer 00:08:00
Claim Digger – Schedule Comparison 00:03:00
Printing, Reports and Visualizer – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 12 – Printing 00:06:00
Section 15: Scheduling Options and Setting a Baseline
Scheduling Options and Setting a Baseline – Introduction 00:02:00
Understanding Date Fields 00:15:00
Scheduling Options – General Tab 00:15:00
Setting the Baseline 00:07:00
Limitations on Viewing Baseline Data 00:04:00
Scheduling Options and Setting a Baseline – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 13 – WBS, LOEs and Setting the Baseline 00:11:00
Section 16: Updating an Unresourced Schedule
Updating and Unresourced Schedule – Introduction 00:01:00
Practical Methods of Recording Progress 00:10:00
Understanding the Concepts and Updating the Schedule 00:19:00
Updating an Unresourced Schedule – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 14 – Progressing and Baseline Comparison 00:05:00
Section 17: User Preferences and Admin Preferences
User Preferences and Admin Preferences Introduction 00:01:00
User Preferences 00:23:00
Admin Menu – Create Users 00:20:00
Admin Preferences and Admin Categories 00:21:00
Miscellaneous Defaults 00:12:00
User Preferences and Admin Preferences – Summary 00:01:00
Section 18: Creating Roles and Resources
Creating Roles and Resources – Introduction 00:01:00
Understanding Resources and Roles 00:09:00
Creating Roles, Creating Resources and the Resources Window 00:18:00
Creating Roles & Resources – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 15 – Adding Resources to the Database 00:08:00
Section 19: Assigning Roles, Resources and Expenses
Assigning Roles, Resources and Expenses – Introduction 00:01:00
Understanding Resource Calculations and Terminology 00:04:00
Project Resource Preferences, User Preferences Applicable to Assigning Resources 00:11:00
Activities Window Resource Preferences and Defaults 00:14:00
Assigning & Removing Roles, Resources, Resource Duration Calculation 00:09:00
Expenses 00:03:00
Suggested Setup for Creating a Resourced Schedule 00:02:00
Assigning Roles, Resources and Expenses – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 16 – Assigning Resources and Expenses to Activities 00:07:00
Section 20: Resource Optimization
Resource Optimization – Introduction 00:01:00
Reviewing Resource Loading, Resource Assignments Window 00:20:00
Copying and Pasting into Excel, Other Tools for Histograms and Tables 00:09:00
Methods of Resolving Resource Peaks & Conflicts & Resource Leveling 00:17:00
Resource Curves 00:04:00
Resource Optimization – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 17 – Resources Optimization 00:18:00
Section 21: Updating a Resourced Schedule
Updating a Resourced Schedule – Introduction 00:04:00
Budget Values & Baseline Projects, Data Date, Required Information to Update 00:07:00
Project Window Defaults for Updating a Resourced Schedule 00:18:00
Percent Complete Types, Using Steps to Calculate Activity Percent Complete 00:10:00
Updating the Schedule, Updating Resources, Updating Expenses 00:11:00
Updating a Resourced Schedule – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 18 – Updating a Resourced Schedule 00:10:00
Section 22: Other Methods of Organizing Project Data
Other Methods of Organizing Project Data – Introduction 00:01:00
Understanding Project Breakdown Structures 00:03:00
Activity Codes, UDFs, WBS Category, Resource Codes, Cost Accounts 00:25:00
Assignment Code New to P6 Version 20 00:04:00
Other Methods of Organizing Project Data – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 19 – Activity Codes and User Defined Fields (UDF) 00:06:00
Section 23: Global Change
Global Change – Introduction 00:01:00
Introducing Global Change, the Basic Concepts & Specifying the Change Statement 00:10:00
More Advanced Examples of Global Change 00:05:00
Global Change – Summary 00:01:00
Workshop 20 – Global Change 00:07:00
Section 24: Managing the Enterprise Environment
Managing the Enterprise Environment – Introduction 00:03:00
Multiple User Data Display Issues 00:11:00
EPS, Project Portfolios, OBS, Users, Security Profiles 00:16:00
Project Codes, Filtering, Grouping & Sorting Projects in the Projects Window 00:07:00
Summarizing Projects, Job Services, Tracking Window 00:22:00
Managing the Enterprise Environment – Summary 00:02:00
Section 25: Multiple Project Scheduling
Multiple Project Scheduling – Introduction 00:01:00
Multiple Projects in a P6 Project, Multiple P6 Projects Representing One Project 00:14:00
F5 & F10, Who Has the Project Open? Setting Baselines for Multiple Projects 00:03:00
Restoring Baselines for Multiple Projects 00:07:00
Multiple Project Scheduling – Summary 00:03:00
Section 26: Utilities
Utilities – Introduction 00:01:00
Reflection Projects, Advanced Scheduling Options, Audit Trail Columns 00:06:00
Excel Import and Export Tool 00:09:00
Project Import and Export 00:19:00
Check In and Check Out, UN/CEFACT XML format, Online HTML Help 00:09:00
Utilities – Summary 00:01:00
Section 27: Earned Value management with PM
Earned Value, PMB and Planned Dates 00:12:00
Earned Value and Actual Costs 00:06:00
ETC and EV Curves 00:07:00
EV Summary 00:01:00
Assignment – Planning & Control with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM Professional 00:00:00

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