P6-002C: Advanced Costing Techniques in Primavera P6

This half-day course provides the student with advanced knowledge of Primavera’s P6 solution.
Building off skills learned in the Introductory Course P6-001, the P6-002C course covers
Advanced Costing techniques such Assigning Cost Codes; Storing Period Performance; Earned
Value Analysis; Top-Down Budgeting and Financial Periods. Hands-on workshops enable
students to apply skills learned throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes:
• Defining and creating Cost Codes
• Setting up your company’s Financial Periods to be reflected in P6
• Setting up P6 to run Earned Value Analysis
• Managing Budget Logs and Spending Plans in Top-Down Budgeting

Prerequisite: Course P6-001
Delegate Profile: Planners, Schedulers, Cost Engineers, Project Managers and P6
Trainer Profile: The course will be delivered by an instructor experienced in using Primavera
P6 who has practical experience of using the system in the field on live Projects
Course Length: 1/2 day (09.00am till 12.30pm)
***Payment must be received in full upon registering in order to secure your place***

PMI PDUs: 3 Units

Engineers Ireland CPD Units: 0.5 day


Course Outline:

  • Assigning Cost Codes
  • Storing Period Performance
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Top-Down Budgeting
  • Financial Periods

*Appendix Modules:

  • Cost Reporting
  • Defining Currency
  • Defining Cost Account

*Appendix Modules are generally not covered during the course but are there as a reference
point to students for later on.