P6-001: Introduction to Oracle Primavera P6

This course provides hands-on training for Primavera’s P6 client/server based solution. Participants will gain background knowledge in the concepts of planning and scheduling. This three-day course leads students through hands-on workshops that create and track an entire project from inception through two progress updates. The course content and workshops use the three basic elements of project management: schedule, resource and costs.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Create a project with activities and resources

  • Calculate a schedule

  • Analyse resource/cost data

  • Create a baseline/target schedule

  • Status a schedule with progress

  • Compare current Vs. target schedules

Prerequisite: Knowledge of Windows™
Delegate Profile: Planners, Schedulers, Quantity Surveyors, Engineers, Project Managers, Primavera Administrators
Course Length: 3 days (09.30am till 4.00pm)
Course Price: €1,725 (when booked online a discount is applied)
***Payment must be received in full upon registering in order to secure your place***


Engineers Ireland CPD Units: 3 days


At the completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Create an EPS for your Projects to reside in the database

  • Add a Project to the Project Structure

  • Create a Work Breakdown Structure

  • Add Activities

  • Add Steps and Codes to Activities

  • Create Relationships

  • Schedule a Project

  • Add Constraints

  • Customise Layouts

  • Assign Resources and Costs

  • Analyse Resource/Cost Usage

  • Optimise the Schedule

  • Baseline the Schedule

  • Status the Project

  • Analyse the Updated Project

  • Communicate Project Information

Course Outline:

Day One:

  • Introduction to Planning & Scheduling

  • Project Structure

  • Navigating

  • Creating a Project

  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

  • Creating Activity Codes

  • Creating Calendars

Day Two:

  • Adding Activities

  • Creating Relationships

  • Scheduling

  • Adding Constraints

  • Customising Layouts

  • Defining Resources

  • Assigning Resources and Costs

  • Analysing Resources and Costs

Day Three:

  • Baselining the Project Plan

  • Project Updating and Control

  • Communicating Project Information through:

    • Creation of customised Layouts

    • Reports

    • Project Web Site

  • Tips and Tricks

    • Export / Import Primavera xer (Project) file

    • Fill-Down Functionality

    • Work Products & Reference Documents


  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

  • Adding Activities

  • Creating Relationships

  • Scheduling

  • Viewing Schedule Data

  • Assigning & Analysing Resources and Costs

  • Updating the Schedule


  • Additional self-study workshops

Upcoming P6-001 Courses:

Tuesday 29th - Thursday 31st October 2019, held in Blessington: SOLD OUT
Monday 25th - Wednesday 27th November 2019, held in Blessington: Click and Book HERE