Creating an Unresourced Project with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM

Video description

This course covers Primavera P6 Version 8 to Version 20 and explains the differences between the versions

About This Video

  • Workshop on navigating around the windows, creating your project, and maintaining the calendars
  • Workshop on creating the Work Breakdown Structure, adding activities, and formatting the bar chart
  • Workshop on adding relationships, scheduling calculations and activity network view, and constraints

In Detail

Primavera is an enterprise project portfolio management software. It includes project management, scheduling, risk analysis, opportunity management, resource management, and collaboration and control capabilities, and integrates with other enterprise software such as Oracle and SAP's ERP systems. This course aims to teach students the user interface and how to plan projects without resources on Oracle Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional tool.

You will start with getting introduced to Oracle Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional. Then, you will understand how to create a new project and plan it simultaneously in the Primavera tool. You will also define calendars and create a Primavera Project WBS (Work Breakdown Structure). You will then learn about adding activities and organizing under the Work Breakdown Structure. Post that, you will be formatting the display and adding relationships. Finally, you will look at the activity network view and constraints in detail.

By the end of the course, you will successfully learn planning without resources using the Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional tool.

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Introduction
    1. Introduction and Workshop Instructions
    2. Purpose, Required Background Knowledge
    3. Purpose of Planning, Planning Metrics, Cycle, Level, Monitoring, and Controlling
    4. Summary
  2. Chapter 2 : Creating a Project Plan
    1. Introduction
    2. Understanding the Software, Enterprise Project Management, and Your Project
    3. Level 1 – Planning without Resources
    4. Level 2, Level 3, and Level 4
    5. Summary
  3. Chapter 3 : Starting Up and Navigation
    1. Introduction
    2. Logging In, Projects Window, Opening Projects, Displaying Activities, Portfolios
    3. Top and Bottom Panes, User Preferences, and Starting Day of the Week
    4. Admin Preferences, Options, Do Not Ask Me About this Again, Mouse Clicking
    5. Accessing Help
    6. Refresh Data – F5 Key, Commit Changes – F10 Key, Send Project and Closing Down
    7. Summary
    8. Workshop – Navigating Around the Windows
  4. Chapter 4 : Creating a New Project
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating, Copying, Importing, Setting Up a Project
    3. Summary
    4. Workshop - Creating Your Project
  5. Chapter 5 : Defining Calendars
    1. Introduction
    2. Database Default Calendar, Global and Project Calendars, Project Default Calendar
    3. Creating a New Global, Project Calendar and Resource Calendars
    4. Move, Copy, Rename, and Delete a Calendar and Editing Calendars
    5. Summary
    6. Workshop – Maintaining the Calendars
  6. Chapter 6 : Creating a Primavera Project WBS
    1. Introduction
    2. Opening and Navigating the WBS Window, Creating and Deleting a WBS Node
    3. Summary
    4. Workshop – Creating the Work Breakdown Structure
  7. Chapter 7 : Adding Activities and Organizing Under the WBS
    1. Introduction
    2. New Activity Defaults
    3. Adding New Activities, Default Activity Duration, Copying and Renumbering
    4. Elapsed Duration, Finding Bars, Assigning Calendars and WBS, Reordering or Sorting
    5. Undo
    6. Summarizing Activities Using WBS
    7. Spell Check
    8. Summary
    9. Workshop – Adding Activities
  8. Chapter 8 : Formatting the Display
    1. Introduction
    2. Project Window, Understanding Forms, Formatting the Bars, Progress Lines
    3. Columns, Row Height, Timescale, Attachments, Fonts, Colors, and Line Numbers
    4. Summary
    5. Workshop – Formatting the Bar Chart
  9. Chapter 9 : Adding Relationships
    1. Introduction
    2. Constraints, Understanding Relationships, Lags and Leads, and Formatting
    3. Adding and Removing Relationships, Dissolving Activities, Circular Relationships
    4. Scheduling the Project, Reviewing Relationships, Leads and Lags
    5. Relationship Comments New to P6 Version 20
    6. Summary
    7. Workshop – Adding Relationships
  10. Chapter 10 : Activity Network View
    1. Introduction
    2. Viewing a Project Using the Activity Network View, and using the Network View
    3. Early Date, Late Date, and Float Calculations
    4. Summary
    5. Workshop – Scheduling Calculations and Activity Network View
  11. Chapter 11 : Constraints
    1. Introduction
    2. Assigning Constraints, Project Must Finish by Date, Activity Notebook
    3. Summary
    4. Workshop 9 – Constraints

Product information

  • Title: Creating an Unresourced Project with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM
  • Author(s): Paul E. Harris
  • Release date: July 2021
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781803242873