Learn how to use primavera for project planning, scheduling, and control. The course gives background in the concept of project management processes & scheduling techniques will be covered. Practical sessions will provide hands-on experience. Workshops create and track sample project from the Planning phase to the controlling phase (updating).

This course is suitable for Program Managers, Project Managers, and Planners/Schedulers who are or will be involved in the areas of engineering, production, construction, information technology.

Primavera 6® will give them a very strong and successful tool for planning and managing their projects.

Course Outline

Unit 1

  • Introduction to Primavera
  • Project Management life cycle
  • Network planning
  • Critical path method (CPM)
  • Schedule calculations
  • Navigation
  • Setting up the Enterprise Project Structure (EPS)
  • Setting up the Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS)Creating a new Project
  • Work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Creating WBS Hierarchy
  • Adding WBS Elements and Assigning Properties
  • Working with Activities
  • Activity Types
  • Adding Activities
  • Establishing Relationships
  • Project Scheduling

Unit 2

  • Constraints Types
  • Working with Calendars
  • Working with Calendars (Global, Project)
  • Create new project Calendars
  • Establishing Activity Codes
  • Creating Activity Codes and Values
  • Assigning Codes to activities
  • Maintaining a Project’s Document Library
  • Adding/Deleting Work Products And Documents
  • Assigning Work Products and Documents To Activities
  • Working with Layouts
  • Creating, Opening, and Saving Layouts


  • Grouping, Sorting Data
  • Filtering Data
  • Customizing Layouts
  • Modifying Columns, Adjusting the Timescale, Formatting Gantt Charts
  • Produce bar chart reports
  • Produce schedule reports
  • Defining Resources and Roles
  • Resources Overview
  • Viewing and Adding Resources
  • Working with Cost Accounts and Project Expenses
  • Setting Up a Cost Account Structure
  • Adding Expenses and Entering Cost Information
  • Analyzing Resources and Costs
  • Producing Resource Usage Profile
  • Producing Resource Usage spreadsheet
  • Updating process


  • Managing Baselines
  • Creating and Maintaining Baselines
  • Assigning Baselines to Projects
  • Updating
  • Choosing a Method of Updating
  • Record project progress
  • Scheduling Projects
  • Current vs. Baseline comparison report


  • Creating a Project
  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Adding Activities
  • Scheduling the Project
  • Working with Calendars
  • Activity Codes
  • Producing Bar Chart Report
  • Assigning Resource and Cost
  • Analyzing Resource and Cost
  • Updating the Schedule
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