Resource Management with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM Professional

Video description

Primavera P6 Version 8 to Version 20, this module explains the differences between the versions.

About This Video

  • Workshop on adding resources to the database
  • Workshop on assigning resources and expenses to activities
  • Workshop on resources optimization and updating a resourced schedule

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 on creating and assigning resources, and updating a resourced schedule with Oracle Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional tool.

You will start with exploring user and administration preferences and scheduling options. Then, you will be understanding and creating resources and roles in Primavera software. Following that, you will be assigning roles, resources, and expenses in Primavera. Then, you will learn how to optimize resources and see methods of resolving resource peaks and conflicts resource leveling; this is one of the most important features of any project management tool. Finally, you will be updating a resourced schedule using the Primavera tool in detail.

By the end of the course, you will successfully be able to create and assign resources, and update a resourced schedule with Primavera Project Manager P6 PPM Professional Client.

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Introduction
    1. Introduction and Workshop Instructions
  2. Chapter 2 : User Preferences and Admin Preferences
    1. Introduction
    2. User Preferences
    3. Admin Menu
    4. Admin Preferences
    5. Miscellaneous Defaults
    6. Summary
  3. Chapter 3 : Creating Roles and Resources
    1. Introduction
    2. Understanding Resources and Roles
    3. Creating Roles, Creating Resources and the Resources Window
    4. Summary
    5. Workshop – Adding Resources to the Database
  4. Chapter 4 : Assigning Roles, Resources, and Expenses
    1. Introduction
    2. Understanding Resource Calculations and Terminology
    3. Project Resource Preferences, User Preferences Applicable to Assigning Resources
    4. Activities Window Resource Preferences and Defaults
    5. Assigning and Removing Roles, Resources, Resource Duration Calculation
    6. Expenses
    7. Suggested Setup to Create a Resourced Schedule
    8. Summary
    9. Workshop – Assigning Resources and Expenses to Activities
  5. Chapter 5 : Resource Optimization
    1. Introduction
    2. Reviewing Resource Loading, Resource Assignments Window
    3. Copying and Pasting into Excel, Other Tools for Histograms and Tables
    4. Methods of Resolving Resource Peaks and Conflicts and Resource Leveling
    5. Resource Curves
    6. Summary
    7. Workshop – Resources Optimization
  6. Chapter 6 : Updating a Resourced Schedule
    1. Introduction
    2. Budget Values and Baseline Projects, Data Date, Required Information to Update
    3. Project Window Defaults to Update a Resourced Schedule
    4. Percent Complete Types, Using Steps to Calculate Activity Percent Complete
    5. Updating the Schedule, Updating Resources, Updating Expenses
    6. Summary
    7. Workshop – Updating a Resourced Schedule

Product information

  • Title: Resource Management with Oracle Primavera P6 PPM Professional
  • Author(s): Paul E. Harris
  • Release date: July 2021
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781801813655