Planning and Scheduling Construction Projects Using Primavera P6
This 3 days Construction Scheduling Training Course provides you with the skills required to schedule and deliver critical construction projects. Students will learn the key project scheduling techniques and procedures including; how to create a network diagram, how to define the importance of the critical path in a project network, and defining project activities float. Also covered are the fundamentals of Bar Charts, Precedence Diagrams, Activity on Arrow, PERT, Range Estimating, and linear project operations and the line of balance. Learners will learn how to use Oracle Primavera P6 to create a project plan containing tasks, organize these tasks in a work breakdown structure containing task relationships, create and assign resources, finalize the project to implement the project plan and keep your projects on time and within budget.
Course: Scheduling Construction Projects Using Primavera P6
Training Type: Classroom Training – Downtown Toronto
Number of students per session: 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 is provided with a laptop with Primavera P6 (Windows) already installed. ( Primavera P6 Rel. 16.1 or later )
Locations: Downtown Toronto ( 1 Yonge St, Suite 1801- Executive Boardroom ). The training is also offered at other locations including Ottawa & Montreal. Please contact to discuss an alternate course location.
Duration: 2 weekends : Sat-Sun-Sat (10 AM- 5 PM) . Or Weekdays : 3days (10 AM- 5 PM)
Special Offers: Sign up with a friend and save 5% each – Sign up with 2 friends and save 10%
Corporate Training: Contact us for special offers ( Training at our location or on site at your location, anytime , anywhere)
Who Should Attend the Scheduling Training Course?
This course intended for Construction industry professionals, engineers, architects, schedulers, Planners, Project Managers, and coordinators looking to advance their careers. Students interested in learning about construction project scheduling would also benefit from this training course.
A working knowledge of Windows is required. Basic knowledge of project management principles is preferred.
Day 1: Scheduling Best Practices
- The Project Charter
- The Project Scope and WBS
- The Schedule Model Principles and Concepts
- Scheduling Best Practices
- Plan Schedule Management
- Define Activities
- Activity Names
- Sequence Activities
- Estimate Activity resources
- Estimate Activity Duration
- Develop Schedule
- Control Schedule
- The Schedule Risk Analysis
Day 2: Scheduling Using Primavera P6
- Creating a Project Plan
- Starting Up and Navigation
- Creating a New Project
- Defining Calendars
- Creating a Primavera Project WBS
- Adding Activities and Organizing Under the WBS
- Formatting the Display
- Adding Relationships
- Activity Network View
- Group, Sort and Layouts
- Printing and Reports
Day 3: Advanced Scheduling Using Primavera P6
- Scheduling Options and Setting a Baseline
- Updating an Unresourced Schedule
- User and Administration Preferences
- Creating Roles and Resources
- Assigning Roles, Resources and Expenses
- Resource Leveling
- Earned Value
- Understanding Budget Values and Baseline Projects
- Performance Measurement Baseline
- Planned Value
- Earned Value
- Actual Costs
- Estimate to Complete
Why This Course?
- Avg. Salary for Primavera P6 Scheduler is: $80000
- Primavera has a market share of about 42.4%
- Used by top industries across various business Verticals.
After completing the Primavera P6 training course, students receive the Primavera training certificate of completion (PDF) from PMVISION.
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 and scheduling training courses & classes, please contact us:
- Primavera P6 Advanced Training
- Portfolio Management in Primavera P6 Web Access
- Resources Management in Primavera P6 Web Access
- Project Management in Primavera P6
- Managing Risk in Primavera Risk Analysis
- Primavera P6 Fundamentals Training Course
- PMI-SP Scheduling Professional Exam Prep