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Primavera P6 Advanced Rel 15

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This course provides hands-on experience with advanced resource management and project management in P6, Primavera's Web-based project management application.

Topics include: creating resource teams and role teams, high-level resource planning, resource leveling, viewing and analyzing portfolio performance, assessing return on investment, capacity planning and waterline analysis, and earned value analysis

This course is offered in partnership with SAR Systems, an Oracle Univeristy-accredited training provider.


During this workshop, you will learn to:

  • Use advanced scheduling techniques.
  • Conduct waterline analysis.
  • View return on investment data.
  • Assess portfolio performance.
  • Create resource teams and role teams.
  • Staff resource requests.Use resource leveling.
  • Use high-level resource planning.
  • Create a Portfolio
  • View portfolio performance
  • Use high-level resource planning



This course is best suited to project managers, project planners and schedulers, business analysts, end users and functional implementers.


Participants should have completed a project management fundamentals course such as our Project Management Essentials, or equivalent.


Creating Resource Teams and Role Teams

  • View the Open Requests for Resources portlet.
  • View the Resource Team Summary portlet.


Viewing Portfolio Performance

  • Review performance thresholds.
  • Use earned value analysis


Viewing Portfolio Information

  • View data in the Gantt Chart
  • View return on investment data


Analyzing Portfolios

  • View the Capacity Planning page
  • Create a scenario
  • View waterline analysis
  • Create a portfolio view


High-Level Resource Planning

  • Using Committed and Life of Project assignments
  • Assign resources and roles


Managing Allocation

  • Grouping data on the Assignments page
  • Using the Resource Usage tab to analyze units and costs


Staffing Resource Requests

  • Use resource search


Resource Leveling

  • Assign leveling priorities
  • Set leveling options


Advanced Scheduling

  • Scheduling logic options
  • Multiple float paths


course info

Course ID: SS-0703
Course Level: Intermediate
Duration: 2 days

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PMI Talent TriangleThe following table provides the breakdown of the professional development units (PDUs) for this course aligned with the PMI Talent TriangleTM.

  Tech. Ldrshp. Strat. & Bus.
PMP 14 0 0
PgMP 14 0 0
PfMP 14 0 0
PMI-ACP 0 0 0
PMI-SP 14 0 0
PMI-RMP 0 0 0
PMI-PBA 0 0 0

The three columns in the above table are Technical Project Management, Leadership, and Strategic & Business Management.

Other Credits

Other professional (re)certification credits are available, including:

  • Certified Business Analyst Professionals (CBAPs) earn 14 CDUs (Category 2B)
  • Certified Software Quality Engineers (CSQEs) earn 2 RUs
  • CIPS Information Systems Professionals (ISPs) earn 14 Learning Credits
  • CIPS Information Technology Certified Professional (ITCPs) earn 14 Learning Credits