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Instructor / participant introductions
Overview of planning and scheduling
Primavera and the Project Management Life Cycle
Knowledge Areas and Process Groups
An introduction to Primavera P6
Data, Navigating, and Layouts
Describe enterprise and project-specific data
Open an existing project
Navigate in the Home window and Activities window
Open an existing layout
Customize a layout
Save a layout
The EPS and OBS
Creating the Enterprise Project Structure (EPS)
View the EPS
The OBS / Responsible Managers
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
Describe an activity and its components
Describe activity types
Add a Notebook topic to an activity
Add steps to an activity
Assign activity codes to activities
View a network logic diagram
Differentiate between the four relationship types
Create relationships in the Activity Network
Create relationships in Activity Details
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
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
Apply a filter
Create a filter
Roles and Resources
Views the roles dictionary
Identify the differences between labor, non-labor and material resources
View the resource dictionary
Assign roles to an activity
Assign rates on roles
Assigning Resources and Costs
Assign resources by role
Assign labor, non-labor, and material resources to activities
Adjust Budgeted Units/Time for a resource
Assign expenses to activities
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
Baselining 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
Reschedule the project
Describe reporting methods
Run a schedule report
Create a resource report with the Report wizard
Create a report using the current layout
Create and launch a project Web site
Customize the appearance of a project Web site
Publish activity layouts as HTML pages
Question & Answer Session
Participants are welcome to discuss scheduling requirements and get instructor feedback!
Global PM is an Oracle Gold Partner of the Oracle Partner Network. The Oracle Partner Network (OPN) is a channel partner program that provides resources and benefits for value-added re-sellers, independent software vendors and other businesses that collaborate with Oracle to provide products and services to the public. ALL of Global PM’s Primavera software instructors are Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Certified implementation specialists.
Primavera P6 Specialization: Global PM has been recognized by Oracle as a Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management “Specialized” partner. To achieve this recognition, Global PM had to successfully complete a number of rigorous tests in the areas of Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management release 8 product knowledge and software implementation expertise.
Global PM is also a Project Management Institute Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). PMI R.E.P.s are organizations that we have approved to offer training in project management and issue professional development units (PDUs) to meet the continuing education requirements needed by PMI credential holders. To earn the R.E.P. designation, a provider must meet or exceed rigorous standards for quality and effectiveness as defined by PMI. ALL courses hosted by R.E.P.s qualify for Professional Development Units (PDUs).
This course qualifies for 19.50 PDUs (19.50 contact hours).
Trey Miller, MBA, PMP currently serves as Sr. Instructor and Director of Educational Services with Global PM. The majority of Mr. Miller’s career has been spent providing project management training and consulting services for clients in the construction, oil and gas, government, and utilities industries. To date, Trey has trained over 3,000 individuals on topics including PMP Certification Exam Preparation, Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, Leadership, etc.
Mr. Miller graduated from the University of New Orleans with a B.S. degree and a MBA from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Project management certifications include Project Management Professional (PMP) (Project Management Institute – 2005) and Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Certified Implementation Specialist.
Cedric Tubman is an Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Certified Implementation Specialist with over 20 years of experience performing Project Management duties (managing, controlling scheduling, training, cost engineering, process documentation, methodology development and operational testing). He has utilized Primavera products for 14 years continuously and has trained over 2,500 Primavera users within the past 15 years as a certified Primavera Trainer. Cedric has 7 years of experience managing projects (Construction, IT, and Primavera Implementations). He has 12 years of experience performing scheduling functions (99% using Primavera products).
Mr. Tubman has a Bachelors degree from Oregon Institute of Technology in Industrial Management.
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