Our online Scheduling Best Practice Guidelines for Primavera P6 video training course allows you to sharpen your schedule building skills in record time.
There’s no escaping the fact that the quality of your P6 schedule reflects directly on the perceived quality of your company’s project controls process. This training will help you lead with your best schedule every time.
Based upon industry leading standards such as the PMI’s Practice Standards for Scheduling, the DCMA’s 14 point schedule assessment and many other published guidelines, this course will give you all the information you need to build, not just good looking schedules, but great schedules that actually work.
This class builds on our Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals class and is the second class in our three course series which offers a complete P6 learning path. The third and final class in the series is our Primavera P6 Professional Advanced Topics course.
Typical duration: (depending on individual) 4 – 6 hours including video running times and quizzes.
This online course for Primavera P6 is made up of a series of nine instructional video lessons with an additional summary lesson at the end to help you retain all the principles and concepts covered in the training. Each video lesson covers:
- The concepts of the best practice standard
- The reasons the best practice standard exists
- The best practice standard being implemented in Primavera P6
After each of the lessons you will take a quiz to help reinforce the lesson’s key principals and methods.
Why You Need Scheduling Best Practice Training
In today’s job market, knowing how to use the features of Primavera P6 is only half the information you need to be an excellent scheduler. Creating well built, accurately estimated schedules that will actually support the management of a project is another skill entirely.
In recent years we have seen myriad publications and increasingly demanding contract language designed to raise the standard of project schedules. These guidelines are intended to help schedulers deliver better and more achievable schedules to their customers. However, more often that not, this abundance of guideline information can be confusing and even contradictory.
We’ve Done The Hard Work For You
The project experts and Ten Six have sorted through this vast array of guideline sources to offer you this concise and practical course; a course that cuts through all the noise and provides you with the most pertinent scheduling techniques. In short, our online Scheduling Best Practice Guidelines for Primavera P6 course is everything you need to know to get started building professional quality project schedules.
At the completion of this course you will enjoy the following benefits:
- A full and complete understanding of all the important industry guidelines needed to build high quality schedules
- Fast-track your scheduling technique to rival that of schedulers with years of experience
- Raise the standards of scheduling for your company
- Raise the credibility of your companies project controls process in the eyes of your customers
- Provide schedules that will improve the project team’s success through better estimating, planning and tracking
- The ability to build schedules that will pass the DCMA 14 point assessment
- Get the most benefit from the Primavera P6 tool training courses you have already taken
Keeping On Point
If you’ve attended any of our other training courses, you will already know that we keep our training as concise as possible to get you where you need to be – fast. This course is no different!
In just a few hours of self study you will be fully aware of all the main scheduling principles you need to gain you immediate credibility with your customers. Whether your customer is a government agency, a private company or your management team, all will have faith and confidence in the integrity of your schedules. Up your scheduling game today!
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Scheduling Best Practice Guidelines For Primavera P6 Course Contents
Introduction – introduces the training course, its purpose, its sources and an overview of the course content.
Lesson 1 – Work Breakdown Structure (WBS): Learn how to correctly build a good WBS with the appropriate content and level of detail.
Lesson 2 – Activities: Learn the guidelines concerning the use of activities, their durations, naming conversions, IDs and other attributes that should be considered when creating activities.
Lesson 3 – Dependencies: As a key component in any schedule, dependencies (relationships) attract a lot of best practice guidelines. Learn about each of the most critical guidelines that affect the relationships you choose in your schedule and what a compliant critical path should look like.
Lesson 4 – Constraints: Another area of best practice standards that draws much debate, how and when to use constraints, what types of constraints are best, and what types should be avoided in P6 – or indeed any scheduling tool for that matter.
Lesson 5 – High Float: Too much high float can fail your schedule with government and commercial customers. The lesson covers how to identify the condition of high float, why it’s bad and how to cure it.
Lesson 6 – Negative Float: Negative float is another condition that your clients may reject your schedule. What does negative float alert you too and why might your customer object to its presence in a schedule.
Lesson 7 – Invalid Dates: In this lesson, learn what an invalid date is and how to locate it in your schedule.
Lesson 8 – Resources: What are the best practice guidelines regarding the assignment of resources to activities in your schedule. Why are resource assignments preferred and what benefits do they bring.
Lesson 9 – Baselines: Why do we need a baseline in our schedule? What can’t we do without it and why is it so universally insisted upon in virtually every scheduling guideline?
Lesson 10 – Course Summary: A summary look at all the key principals covered in this course.
If you have any questions regarding this class then please do not hesitate to contact us on (703) 910-2600 or via email