• Management & Business Excellence Consultancy

Applied Project Management

Oracle Primavera P6 Professional’s demand in Project Management is growing day by day in the engineering, construction, software development, EPC, oil & gas sector and product development industry.


Companies’ contracting projects are being required to provide schedules and reports in Primavera P6 formats. In order to meet such demands, MNBEC is offering Primavera P6 Training focusing specific needs of companies. This course introduces the user to Oracle Primavera P6 Professional. It explores P6 navigation and core functionality and demonstrates how to build a project from start to finish. Course content incorporates the ‘best practice’ principles for project execution and management and is highly recommended to get you up and running with P6.

  • Workshop Objectives / Learning Outcomes:
  1. This course is aimed at providing:
    • An introduction to Primavera P6 Professional as an Enterprise Project Management tool.
    • Expertise in building a project in P6 from start to finish.
    • Demonstrate how to execute and optimize the project.
    • Introduce the project reporting techniques.
    • Equip the learner with a level of competency that enables them to use P6 in the workplace.
  • Course Contents
  1. Introduction to Project Management.
  2. Introduction to Project Life-cycle.
  3. Introduction to Project Planning and Scheduling techniques
  4. Discussions on Planning, Executing, Monitoring & controlling and Closing Process Groups.
  5. Discussions on Project development methodologies.
  6. Introduction to Primavera P6 Terminologies
  7. P6 user interface and navigation
  8. Customizing the P6 views and layouts
  9. Understanding the purpose of the Enterprise Project Structure
  10. Modifying the Enterprise Project Structure
  11. Creating and modifying Organization Breakdown Structure
  12. Creating a new project
  13. Understanding the project status options
  14. Modifying project settings
  15. Creating and using project codes
  16. Preparation of a best-practice WBS
  17. Creating a WBS in P6
  18. Modifying the WBS elements
  19. Activities and their attributes
  20. Activity types and their importance in building a schedule
  21. Creating new activities
  22. Creating and assigning activity codes
  23. Relationship types in P6
  24. Creating relationships
  25. Understanding the forward and backward pass and Critical Path Method (CPM)
  26. Applying constraints to activities
  27. Adjusting the duration and finish date of your project
  28. Modifying the grouping of project data
  29. Sorting data in a table
  30. Using filters to control the data displayed
  31. Modifying the appearance of the Gantt chart
  32. Modifying Timescales
  33. Creating resources
  34. Pricing resources
  35. Assigning resources to activities
  36. Working with the Resource Usage Profile and analysing resource assignments Analysis overview
  37. Analysing resource availability
  38. Mitigating resource overloads
  39. Creating and assigning baselines
  40. Displaying baseline data in the Table and Gantt chart
  41. Understanding variance Understanding the P6 data date
  42. Updating activity progress information, actual dates and costs
  43. Using the Progress Spotlight feature
  44. Updating the project using the schedule feature
  45. Creating and running reports using the reporting wizard
  46. Modifying existing reports