P6-002S Advanced Scheduling Techniques in Primavera P6

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Organisation profile

Program Management Information Services Ltd. has been providing project management related services to the Irish and International market since 2002. PMIS can cater for a diverse range of your company's Project Management requirements from the supply of Oracle Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management software to its installation and implementation. It can also cater for bespoke training and mentoring in the systems it provides or in process training in all project elements.

Training aim

To understand the advanced scheduling techniques and improve ability to better define CPM schedule in Primavera P6.

Learning objectives

• Distinguishing between the 4 different Duration types
• Calculate percentages based on the chosen Percent Complete type
• Create and Update a Reflection Project
• Specify activities to update in the Baseline
• Establish User-defined fields and define Global Change parameters
• Understanding when and how to use Project, EPS and Global Codes

• Comprehending the Advanced Options when Scheduling (F9)    

Course outline

This 1-day course provides the student with advanced knowledge of Primavera’s P6 solution. Building off skills learned in the Introductory Course P6-001, the P6-002S course covers Advanced Scheduling techniques such as Reflection Projects; Updating Baselines; Duration and Percentage Complete Types; User-Defined Fields; Global Change and much more. Hands-on workshops enable students to apply skills learned throughout the course.

Trainer's profile

Raymond Poole,
Managing Director M.I.E.I. Dip Eng. Dip A.D.R. Dip in PM

With over 30 years' experience in the programme/project management environment Raymond is a highly qualified expert Trainer, having trained and run standard and bespoke Project Management and related software classes for over 17 years. He has formal training in Primavera Project Management Software and is a Certified Authorised Trainer and Implementation Consultant for their products.

Course duration

1 day

Assessment & certification

Upon completion of the course, attendees receive official PMIS Ltd certification of attendance.

Who should attend

Engineers, Project Managers, Planners and Schedulers, Quantity Surveyors