Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals

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Primavera P6 Professional Training

Duration: 2 days
PDU Credits: 14 (Category A)

Demand for Primavera P6 Professional schedulers is growing in the Engineering and Construction industry. Many contractors are being required to provide schedules and reports in Primavera P6 Professional formats. To help meet this demand, Ten Six offers training that focuses specifically on the needs of engineering and construction professionals looking to learn Primavera P6 Professional.

This training course provides the fundamentals of Primavera P6 Professional as used in engineering and construction. Because P6 is typically used as a stand-alone and often mobile system in this industry, we have created a course that bypasses the multi-user, enterprise functionality and cuts directly to what is needed to build and manage a robust construction/engineering schedule.

This course has been developed with the help of construction industry professionals that use Primavera P6 in the field. Schedule data and techniques utilized in this class are based upon real projects and real industry method of operation.

Using Primavera P6 Contractor? No problem. The skills obtained in this class will map perfectly to this cut-down version of the Primavera P6 Professional software.

Open Class Dates




  Chantilly, VA  August 13-14  Available
  Chantilly, VA  Sept 17-18  Available
  Chantilly, VA  Oct 15-16  Available
  Chantilly, VA  Nov 12-13  Available
  Chantilly, VA  Dec 10-11  Available

Costs and Registration

Chantilly Classes
The classes held in Chantilly, Virginia cost $1,500 per person with discounts for multiple attendees. Please contact us if you have more than 3 people wishing to attend to enjoy an additional discount. To register, simply click here to register online or contact us by phone at (703) 910-2600 or email.

On-line Classes
The classes held on-line cost $1,300 per person with discounts for multiple attendees. Please contact us if you have more than 3 people wishing to attend.

Earn Valuable PDUs To Maintain Your PMP Certification

Ten Six is a PMI Global Registered Education Provider. Individuals who attend our training courses can earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) to maintain their PMP credential. This class earns 14 PDUs (Category A).

Why Virginia Beach?

In addition to delivering this class on-site and on-line, you can enjoy taking the class at Virginia Beach, VA. Known for being the longest pleasure beach in the world, this location makes a great learning environment. Click here for more details

Course Contents

Lesson 1: Introduction & Learning Objectives

  • The Project Management Life-cycle
  • Initiating Process Group
  • Planning Process Group
  • Executing Process Group
  • Monitoring and Controlling Process Group
  • Closing Process Group

Lesson 2: Getting to know Primavera P6 Professional

  • P6 user interface and navigation
  • Customizing the P6 views and layouts

Lesson 3: The Enterprise Project Structure (EPS)

  • Understanding the purpose of the Enterprise Project Structure
  • Modifying the Enterprise Project Structure

Lesson 4: Project Creation

  • Creating a new project
  • Understanding the project status options
  • Modifying project settings
  • Creating and using project codes

Lesson 5: The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

  • Preparation of a best-practice WBS
  • Creating a WBS in P6
  • Modifying the WBS elements

Lesson 6: Adding Activities

  • Activities and their attributes
  • Activity types and their importance in building a schedule
  • Creating new activities
  • Creating and assigning activity codes

Lesson 7: Relationships and Constraints

  • Relationship types in P6
  • Creating relationships
  • Understanding the forward and backward pass and Critical Path Method (CPM)
  • Applying constraints to activities
  • Adjusting the duration and finish date of your project

Lesson 8: Formatting Project Data

  • Modifying the grouping of project data
  • Sorting data in a table
  • Using filters to control the data displayed
  • Modifying the appearance of the Gantt chart
  • Modifying Timescales

Lesson 9: Resources & Costs

  • Creating resources
  • Pricing resources
  • Assigning resources to activities
  • Working with the Resource Usage Profile and analyzing resource assignments

Lesson 10: Resource Analysis

  • Analysis overview
  • Analyzing resource availability
  • Mitigating resource overloads

Lesson 11: P6 Baselines

  • Understanding the principles of Baselining P6 project schedules
  • Creating and assigning baselines
  • Displaying baseline data in the Table and Gantt chart
  • Understanding variance

Lesson 12: Progressing the Project

  • Understanding the P6 data date
  • Updating activity progress information, actual dates and costs
  • Using the Progress Spotlight feature
  • Updating the project using the schedule feature
  • Correcting issues in the schedule using Reflections for What-if analysis

Lesson 13: Reporting

  • Running reports from a layout
  • Creating and running reports using the reporting wizard
  • Modifying existing reports

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