Formatting, Printing, and Reporting with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM

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Oracle Primavera is a comprehensive enterprise project portfolio management software that offers a wide range of features, including project management, scheduling, risk analysis, resource management, collaboration, and integration with other enterprise software systems like Oracle and SAP ERP. In this course, you will gain in-depth knowledge of planning, scheduling, and controlling projects using Oracle Primavera P6 PPM Professional.

The course begins with a solid understanding of the software's fundamentals and progresses to cover formatting the display, group, sort, and layout functionalities, as well as applying and creating filters. You will also explore printing, generating reports, and utilizing the visualizer tool. Additionally, you will discover alternative methods for organizing project data effectively.

By the end of this course, you will have acquired the necessary skills to format, print, and run reports using Oracle Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional Client, empowering you to efficiently manage projects.

What You Will Learn

  • Gain insights into layouts and filtering options
  • Master the art of formatting bars and progress line displays on the Gantt chart
  • Explore techniques for grouping, sorting, and laying out project data
  • Understand the use of filters, and learn how to apply, create, and modify them
  • Learn the process of executing printing, generating reports, and utilizing the visualizer tool
  • Discover alternative methods for organizing project data efficiently


This course is best suited for program managers and project control staff evaluating the software against your organizational requirements, project schedulers who wish to use the software to schedule and control projects, database managers who wish to understand how to set up and administer a database, and experienced project personnel who wish to learn how to schedule and control a project.

You will need a computer with Primavera; Microsoft Office proficiency is required as a prerequisite. Understanding project planning, scheduling, control, and management processes is necessary.

About The Author

Paul E. Harris: Paul E. Harris holds an honors degree in civil engineering obtained in the UK and is a certified cost engineer through AACEI International, a PRINCE2 registered practitioner, and a “Managing Successful Programs” registered practitioner. He has worked in the project controls industry for a number of years and has assisted many companies in a range of industries to set up and run project control systems. His Melbourne, Australia-based company, Eastwood Harris Pty Ltd., offers project controls consulting and training services worldwide with a strong focus on Microsoft Project and Oracle Primavera software.

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  • Title: Formatting, Printing, and Reporting with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM
  • Author(s): Paul E. Harris
  • Release date: July 2021
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781801815611