Code: 
D63087
Duration: 
3 Day(s)

Overview

This course content is appropriate for students looking for Rel 6, Rel 6.2 and Rel 7 and Rel 8

This course provides hands-on training for Primavera's client/server-based solution, leading participants through the entire project life cycle, from planning to execution. Topics include adding activities, assigning resources, and creating a baseline. Participants also gain a thorough background in the concepts of planning and scheduling

All workshops and instruction stress the three basic elements of project management: schedule, resource and costs

Professional Development and Continuing Education Units: Earns 19.5 PDUs and 1.95 CEUs

Audience

  • End Users
  • Project Manager
  • Business Analysts
  • Functional Implementer

Skills Gained

  • Create a project
  • Add activities
  • Schedule a project
  • Assign resources
  • Adjust project schedule
  • Create reports

Prerequisites

Suggested Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of project management principles

Course Specifics

Course Outline

Data, Navigating, and Layouts

  • Describe enterprise and project-specific data
  • Log in
  • Open an existing project
  • Navigate in the Home window and Activities window
  • Open an existing layout
  • Customize a layout
  • Save a layout

Enterprise Project Structure

  • Describe the components that comprise the Enterprise Project Structure
  • View the EPS

Creating a Project

  • Create a project
  • Navigate in the Projects window
  • View and modify information in Project Details

Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

  • Define a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Create multiple levels of a WBS hierarchy

Adding Activities

  • Describe an activity and its components
  • Describe activity types
  • Add activities
  • Add a Notebook topic to an activity
  • Add steps to an activity
  • Assign activity codes to activities

Creating Relationships

  • View a network logic diagram
  • Differentiate between the four relationship types
  • Create relationships in the Activity Network
  • Create relationships in Activity Details

Scheduling

  • Perform a forward and backward pass
  • Describe float and its impact on a schedule
  • Identify loops and open ends
  • Calculate a schedule
  • Analyze the scheduling log report

Assigning Constraints

  • Apply an overall deadline to a project
  • Apply a constraint to an individual activity
  • Add notebook topics to constrained activities
  • Describe the available constraint types

Maintaining the Project Documents Library

  • Describe the difference between a work product and a reference document
  • Create a document record
  • Link the document record to a project document or work product
  • Assign the project document to an activity or WBS

Formatting Schedule Data

  • Group activities according to a specific criteria
  • Sort activities
  • Apply a filter
  • Create a filter

Roles and Resources

  • Describe roles
  • Views the roles dictionary
  • Describe resources
  • Identify the differences between labor, nonlabor and material resources
  • View the resource dictionary

Assigning Roles

  • Assign roles to an activity
  • Assign rates on roles

Assigning Resources and Costs

  • Assign resources by role
  • Assign labor, nonlabor, and material resources to activities
  • Adjust Budgeted Units/Time for a resource
  • Assign expenses to activities

Analyzing Resources

  • Display the Resource Usage Profile
  • Format a profile
  • Format the timescale

Optimizing the Project Plan

  • Analyze schedule dates
  • Shorten a project schedule
  • Analyze resource availability
  • Remove resource over allocation
  • Analyze project costs

Base lining the Project Plan

  • Create a baseline plan
  • Display baseline bars on the Gantt Chart
  • Modify the bars on the Gantt Chart

Project Execution and Control

  • Describe several methods for updating the project schedule
  • Use Progress Spotlight
  • Status activities
  • Reschedule the project

Reporting Performance

  • Describe reporting methods
  • Run a schedule report
  • Create a resource report with the Report wizard
  • Create a time distributed report
  • Create a report using the current layout

Project Web Site

  • Create and launch a project Web site
  • Customize the appearance of a project Web site
  • Publish activity layouts as HTML pages

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

Upcoming Dates

a Location Cost Days Date  
Melbourne 330 Jun 17
Brisbane 308 Jun 17
Sydney 315 May 17
Adelaide 315 May 17