Creating an Unresourced Project with Primavera P6 PPM
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Creating an Unresourced Project with Primavera P6 PPM

This course covers from P6 Version 8 to Version 19 and explains the differences between the versions.
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15 students enrolled
Created by Paul E Harris
Last updated 4/2020
English
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This course includes
  • 6 hours on-demand video
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • This course is aimed at teaching students how to create a project using Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional Client.
Requirements
  • The ability to use a personal computer and understand the fundamentals of the operating system.
  • Experience using application software such as Microsoft Office.
  • An understanding of how projects are planned, scheduled and controlled, including understanding the project management processes applicable to your projects.
  • Access to a computer with P6 loaded.
Description

This course aims to teach participants:

  • Introduction

  • Creating a Project Plan

  • Starting Up and Navigation

  • Creating a New Project

  • Defining Calendars

  • Creating a Primavera Project WBS

  • Adding Activities and Organizing Under the WBS

  • Formatting the Display

  • Adding Relationships

  • Activity Network View

  • Constraints

This is the first 11 chapters of the book Planning and Control Using Oracle Primavera P6 Versions written by Paul E Harris.

Who this course is for:
  • Programme Managers and Project Control staff evaluating the software against your organisational requirements.
  • Project schedulers who wish to learn how to use the software to schedule and control projects.
  • Database managers who wish to understand how to set up and administer a database.
  • Experienced project personal who wish to learn how to schedule and control a project.
Course content
Expand all 60 lectures 05:51:39
+ Introduction
4 lectures 14:21

This is a description of the course content

Preview 01:49
Purpose, Required Background Knowledge
02:01

This is a summary of Section 1 lectures

Section 1 Summary
00:29
+ Creating a Project Plan
5 lectures 32:40
Creating a Project Plan
00:53
Understanding the Software, Enterprise Project Management and Your Project
05:30
Level 1 – Planning Without Resources
19:06
Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4
05:19
Summary of Section 2
01:52
+ Starting Up and Navigation
8 lectures 56:42
Introduction to Starting Up and Navigation
01:29
Logging In, Projects Window, Opening Projects, Displaying Activities,Portfolios
15:49
Top and Bottom Panes, User Preferences and Starting Day of the Week
10:42
Admin Preferences, Options, Do Not Ask Me About This Again, Mouse Clicking
06:32
Accessing Help
04:33
Refresh Data – F5 Key, Commit Changes – F10 Key, Send Project & Closing Down
05:04
Starting Up and Navigation - Summary
03:03

The workshops are available as a downloadable pdf and I have also created a video for each of the workshops for you to practice.

Workshop 1 – Navigating Around the Windows
09:30
+ Creating a New Project
4 lectures 24:23
Introduction to Creating a New Project
00:50
Creating, Copying, Importing, Setting Up a Project
19:07
Summary of Creating a New Project
00:41
Workshop 2 - Creating Your Project
03:45
+ Defining Calendars
6 lectures 40:27
Defining Calendars Introduction
00:53
Database Default Calendar, Global & Project Calendars, Project Default Calendar
07:07
Creating a New Global, Project Calendar and Resource Calendars
07:44
Move, Copy, Rename and Delete a Calendar and Editing Calendars
18:46
Defining Calendars - Summary
00:49
Workshop 3 – Maintaining the Calendars
05:08
+ Creating a Primavera Project WBS
4 lectures 23:45
Creating a Primavera Project WBS - Introduction
00:42
Opening and Navigating the WBS Window, Creating and Deleting a WBS Node
19:49
Creating a Primavera Project WBS - Summary
00:54
Workshop 4 – Creating the Work Breakdown Structure
02:20
+ Adding Activities and Organizing Under the WBS
9 lectures 35:18
Adding Activities and Organizing Under the WBS - Introduction
02:23
New Activity Defaults
09:27
Adding New Activities, Default Activity Duration, Copying and Renumbering
05:45
Elapsed Duration, Finding Bars, Assigning Calendars & WBS, Reordering or Sorting
10:26
Undo
01:07
Summarizing Activities Using WBS
01:00
Spell Check
00:58
Adding Activities and Organizing Under the WBS - Summary
01:20
Workshop 5 – Adding Activities
02:52
+ Adding Relationships
6 lectures 27:24
Adding Relationships - Introduction
00:45
Constraints, Understanding Relationships, Lags and Leads and Formatting
08:23
Adding and Removing Relationships, Dissolving Activities, Circular Relationships
05:36
Scheduling the Project, Reviewing Relationships, Leads and Lags
09:17
Adding Relationships - Summary
00:41
Workshop 7 – Adding the Relationships
02:42
+ Activity Network View
5 lectures 19:36
Activity Network View - Introduction
01:11
Viewing a Project Using the Activity Network View, and using the Network View
10:46
Early Date, Late Date and Float Calculations
03:31
Activity Network View - Summary
00:38
Workshop 8 – Scheduling Calculations and Activity Network View
03:30