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)
***Payment must be received in full upon registering in order to secure your place***

PMI PDUs: 18 Units


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:

Wednesday 17th - Friday 19th January 2018, Quincy - US: Click and Book Here

Wednesday 24th - Friday 26th January 2018, Ireland: Click and Book Here

Wednesday 21st - Friday 23rd February 2018, Ireland: Click and Book Here

Wednesday 21st - Friday 23rd March 2018, Ireland: Click and Book Here