Course 106 - Advanced Topics in P3e

This course provides advanced hands-on training for Primavera P6 client/server based solution. This course is designed to give current users a more in depth look at the software. The lessons covered can be customized to allow flexibility in the course.  Many of the lessons will aid the project office in determining how to setup users, maintain security, and define global data items, such as calendars and activity codes.  Earns 1 PDU and 0.1 CEU per hour of instruction.

Audience: Existing Primavera Project Management users, Administrators, Planners/Schedulers and Project Controllers.
Prerequisite: Course 102 and a working knowledge of Primavera Project Management.
Course Length: 2 days (Course length would be extended for onsite training if additional topics are added)

Course Outline
Day One:

* Creating Calendars
* User Fields and Global change
* Using Codes in Primavera
* Summarizing Project Data & Running Job Services
* Advanced resource and Role Analysis
* User Access

Day Two:

* Duration Types
* Calculating Percent Complete
* Earned Value and Weighted Milestones
* Monitor Issues and Thresholds
* Importing and Exporting Data
* Transferring Data Between Primavera, Microsoft Excel

Additional topics (some are covered if time permits):

* Creating a Project with Project Architect
* Defining and Assigning Cost Accounts
* Advanced Scheduling
* Activity and Resource Calculations
* Leveling Resources
* Updating Baselines
* Risk Management
* Tracking Layouts
* Top-Down Budgeting
* Top-Down Estimating
* Auto Compute Actuals
* Claim Digger
* Multi-Currency

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

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