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Oracle Primavera P6 Version 8: Project and Portfolio Management by Daniel L. Williams PhD, Elaine Britt Krazer

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Inserting a WBS into an existing project

Historically successful projects should become templates for future use. Yet perhaps you do not want to use all of a template to start your new project, just part of it. A new feature in P6 allows you to do exactly this; to insert one or more WBS elements into an existing project from a template. This feature is used to add consistency, avoid duplication of effort, and to ensure compliance to organizational policies, even on projects that are not generated directly from templates.

To insert a WBS element into a project file follow the ensuing steps:

  1. Locate your project file in the EPS screen and open it.
  2. Then navigate to the Activities screen.
  3. Highlight the parent WBS element into which you wish to add a template ...

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