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Advanced Primavera P6 Online Training | Primavera P6 Professional


Note: This course is an instructor-led online training.

Note:   Each student must have access to a computer with Primavera P6 (Windows) already installed. ( Primavera P6 Rel. 15 or later ). If you don’t have the software license, we will give you remote access to a computer with the software. 

Course fee:  CAD $350

Reserve your seat: $25 Non Refundable. To be refunded if the class is canceled by PMVISION

Remainder: $325 Due one week before the start date

Upcoming Classes ( Online)

Limited seats (6 attendees by session- Reserve your seat)

Thu-Fri, July 11-12 (5:00 p.m. -8:00  p.m.) EST

Sat, July 13  (10:00 p.m. -4:00  p.m.) EST

Mon, July 29  (10:00 p.m. -4:00  p.m.) EST

For Primavera P6 Fundamentals training, please go to Primavera P6 Fundamentals

Primavera P6 Advanced Training Course – Primavera P6 Advanced Classes



The participants must have access to a computer with the Primavera P6 installed but for effective online training, it is recommended that participants have access to

  • One computer with 2 screens    OR
  • 2 separate computers, or a computer + a tablet. One will be used to view the shared instructor screens. and the second use to work with the software.

 one computer with 1 screen works too

Following on from our Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals class, this class takes students through the most commonly used and requested advanced topics. Focusing on the pragmatic use in the real world of Primavera P6 Professional, this advanced-level training course will extend your knowledge of its capabilities and how these are applied when using the tool

Training Type:  Primavera P6 Instructor- Led Online Classroom Training (Virtual Classroom). 5-7 days prior to the start date of the course, an email will be sent to all registered students containing instructions on how to access the online Learning Management System.

Course Level:  Advanced Level

Prerequisites: Prior working knowledge of Primavera P6 Professional or attendance of our Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals 2-day class.

Number of Students: Our class sizes are typically 4-6 students per session. Our classes are intentionally kept small in order to foster more interaction between the instructor and students. We limit classes to a maximum of six (6) students unless we are teaching a private group or organization. Each student must have access to a computer with Primavera P6 installed (Windows) already installed. ( Primavera P6 Rel. 18.8 or later)

Duration:           1 day

Special Offers:   Sign up with a friend and save 5% each  – Sign up with 2 friends and save 10%

Course Materials:  Our materials are licensed, you can find a sample lesson here. It is recommended that each attendee buy the book Planning & Control Using Primavera P6 Versions 8 to 20 PPM Professional

Corporate Training:  Contact us for special offers ( Training at our location or on-site at your location, anytime, anywhere)


Target group

Project leaders, resource leaders/organizers and advanced Primavera P6 users.


Primavera P6  Advanced Course – Topics:


Lesson 1 – Resource Optimization

  •  Reviewing Resource Loading
  • Resource Assignments Window
  • Copying and Pasting into Excel
  • Other Tools for Histograms and Tables
  • Methods of Resolving Resource Peaks and Conflicts
  • Resource Leveling
  • Leveling Examples ( Leveling with & without Positive Float)
  • Resource Shifts
  • Guidelines for Leveling
  • What to look for if Resources are Not Leveling
  • Resource Curves
  • Workshop – Resources Optimization

Lesson 2 – Updating a Resourced Schedule

  • Understanding Budget Values and Baseline Projects
  • Understanding the Current Data Date
  • Information Required to Update a Resourced Schedule
  • Project Window Defaults for Updating a Resourced Schedule
  • Activities Window – Percent Complete Types
  • Using Steps to Calculate Activity Percent Complete
  • Updating the Schedule
  • Updating Resources
  • Updating Expenses
  • Workshop  – Updating a Resourced Schedule

Lesson 3 – Other Methods of Organizing Project Data

  • Understanding Project Breakdown Structures
  • Activity Codes
  • User Defined Fields
  • WBS Category or Project Phase
  • Resource Codes
  • Cost Accounts
  • Owner Activity Attribute
  • Workshop  – Activity Codes and User-Defined Fields (UDF)

Lesson 4 – Global Change

  • Introducing Global Change
  • The Basic Concepts of Global Change
  • Specifying the Change Statements
  • Examples of Simple Global Changes
  • Selecting the Activities for the Global Change
  • Duration Calculations with Global Change
  • (Any of the following) and (All of the following) Temporary Values
  • Global Change Functions
  • More Advanced Examples of Global Change
  • Workshop  – Global Change

Lesson 5 – Managing the Enterprise Environment

  • Multiple User Data Display Issues
  • Enterprise Project Structure (EPS)
  • Project Portfolios
  • Organizational Breakdown Structure – OBS
  • Users, Security Profiles, and Organizational Breakdown Structure
  • Project Codes
  • Filtering, Grouping, and Sorting Projects in the Projects Window
  • Project Durations in the Projects Window
  • Why Are Some Data Fields Gray and Cannot Be Edited?
  • Summarizing Projects
  • Job Services
  • Tracking Window

Lesson 6 – Multiple Project Scheduling

  • Multiple Projects in One Primavera Project
  • Multiple P6 Primavera Projects Representing One Project
  • Setting Up Primavera Projects as Sub-projects
  • Refresh Data and Commit Changes
  • Who Has the Project Open?
  • Setting Baselines for Multiple Projects
  • Restoring Baselines for Multiple Projects

Lesson 7 –  Utilities 

  • Reflection Projects
  • Advanced Scheduling Options ( Calculating & Displaying Multiple Paths)
  • Audit Trail Columns
  • Excel Import and Export Tool
  • Project Import and Export
  • Check-In and Check Out
  • UN/CEFACT XML format
  • Online HTML Help
  • Activity Discussion Feature

Lesson 8 – Earned Value

  • Performance Measurement Baseline
  • Planned Value
  • Earned Value
  • Actual Costs
  • Estimate to Complete
  • Activity Usage S-Curves
  • Sample Graphical S-Curves


Primavera P6 Training Materials

The presentations will not be distributed to the participants due to copyrights. All students are advised to purchase the book Planning and Control Using Primavera P6. 


About Primavera P6 Professional :

Primavera P6 is known for being quite effective as a project management scheduling tool.

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management, the recognized standard for high-performance project management software, is designed to handle large-scale, highly sophisticated and multifaceted projects. It can be used to organize projects up to 100,000 activities, and it provides unlimited resources and an unlimited number of target plans. Massive data requires sophisticated yet highly flexible organization tools to provide you a multitude of ways to organize, filter and sort activities, projects, and resources.

In addition, Primavera P6 can be integrated with most financial and HR software.  It features best-in-class integration for bringing together schedule, cost, and other vital project data to form a “single version of the truth” for greater speed, accuracy, and efficiency in reporting.


To learn more about our Primavera P6 training courses & classes, please contact us:


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Delivery Methods:

  1.  Classroom Training: Downtown Toronto – Mississauga , Scarborough, Ottawa & Montreal.
  2.  Virtual Classroom
  3.  On-Site Training: At your location, anytime , anywhere
  4.  Corporate Training: Special rates for Corporate Training

Group Discount:

We provide special rate for groups :

  • 5% Discount for Group of 2
  • 10% Discount for Group of 3
  • 15% Discount for Group of 4

PMVISION reserves the right to postpone/cancel an event, or change the location of an event because of insufficient enrollments, instructor illness or force-majeure events.


Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Reserve your seat fee:  Non Refundable. To be refunded if the class is cancelled by PMVISION
  • Reserve your seat is not “transferable”, if you wish to attend the class in anther date, you will have to reserve again
  • In case PMVISION  cancels an event, 100% refund will be paid to the delegate.
  • If the cancellation is done by the delegate within 48 hours of subscribing, 10%  will be deducted as administration fee.
  • If a cancellation is done by a delegate 7 days or more, prior to the event, 20% will be deducted as administration fee.
  • If a cancellation is done by a delegate 7 days or less, prior to the event, no refunds will be made
  • Bookings made at discounted prices ( Including Early Bird Booking) cannot be cancelled.
  • If you will have to travel to attend the course, please don’t make any travel arrangements until we confirm the class. We usually usually confirm the class by emails at least one week prior to the start date.


IMPORTANT: We recommend waiting to book any non-refundable travel until 1 week  before the start of class. PMVISION is not responsible for any loss incurred as a result of a canceled class. Please email: for any additional questions.