Primavera P6 Training in New Orleans, LA

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This course provides hands-on training for Oracle’s Primavera P6 Release 16 (Client/Server). Students will gain an understanding of the principles of planning and scheduling as well as hands-on experience building a P6 schedule from scratch, updating and monitoring the schedule, & generating reports. Participants may use P6 version 6-16 for exercises.

Global PM hosts Primavera P6 training in New Orleans, Louisiana. P6 training is conducted by Oracle Primavera P6 certified instructors with real-world experience. If coming to one of our facilities in Louisiana is not an option, you may attend one of our instructor-led workshops virtually (using advanced HD web conferencing technology).

P6 Training Guarantee!  We include 60 days of follow-up support with your instructor to ask additional questions. You may also take a complimentary refresher course within 6 months of your course date. Both are included in your course fee.

Duration / Times: 3 days / 9:00am to 4:00pm
Training Options: In-person or Virtual (Both are instructor-led)
What we offer! Our course fee includes all training materials, software use, 60 days of instructor support, and a free refresher course within 6 months of the original course date (virtual or in person).

Primavera P6 Course Outline


Instructor / participant introductionsp6 screen shots
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
Log in
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

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


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, non-labor 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, non-labor, 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

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
Status activities
Reschedule the project

Reporting Performance
Describe reporting methods
Run a schedule report
Create a resource report with the Report wizard
Create a report using the current layout

Project Website
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!

Company and Instructor Certifications

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.



Global PM Headquarters / Training Center

New Orleans, LA (Greater New Orleans Area)
1925 Corporate Square Boulevard, Suite B, Slidell, LA 70458 USA
Telephone (985) 781-9190
Fax: (985) 781-9084
Email Us
Public courses with the location listed as “New Orleans” are hosted at this Slidell, LA facility.

Attend Any of Our Monthly, Public Courses from Home!virtual

Training is a necessity, but so is saving time and money. That’s what Global PM’s state-of-the-art virtual training will do for you! Students anywhere in the world can attend our in-person training classes (taught by a live instructor), using a cutting edge internet conferencing infrastructure.

It’s like being there in class!

You will feel like you are there in person as you view your Oracle certified instructor and his screen, ask him questions, interact with the other attendees, and complete class exercises using Primavera P6 and the training manual that was sent to you prior to training.

Our training solution offers hands-on training, just as if you were in Global PM’s training lab. You only need a computer, phone (or PC with a mic and speakers), and an internet connection. Primavera P6 software will be accessed by the student via a secure link over the internet.

The benefits
  • Save time and money
  • Eliminate the need for travel
  • Train multiple employees in multiple locations simultaneously
  • No software installation required. You will access P6 via Global PM’s cloud training server!
The Timeline

  • Easy to follow “set-up instructions” are emailed to the students upon registering for class
  • A printed Primavera P6 training manual is shipped to each student upon registering for class
  • Students are provided a link for accessing Primavera software (No installation required)
  • 15 minutes prior to training, students connect to the classroom / instructor
  • The instructor shares his desktop with the class and uses P6 for demonstrations
  • The instructor will monitor and assist as you work through problems
  • Students can even share their screen with the instructor and classmates (optional) to get feedback