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Primavera P6 Professional Advanced Rel 15

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This course provides in-depth resource management and project management training in Primavera P6 Professional.

Resource management topics include manual allocation, bucket planning, and leveling. Project management topics include earned value analysis, advanced scheduling, and timescaled logic diagrams.


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



During this workshop, you will learn to:

  • Use bucket planning
  • Use resource leveling
  • Use earned value analysis
  • Calculate percent complete
  • Calculate multiple float paths
  • Analyze resource usage
  • Use the Assignments window
  • Assign cost accounts
  • Analyze resource usage
  • Level resources
  • Use advanced scheduling technqiues
  • Use timescaled logic diagrams



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.


Using Earned Value Analysis

  • Calculating Planned Value Cost
  • Calculating Actual Cost
  • Calculating Earned Value Cost
  • Measuring Performance Percent Complete


Analyzing Resources and Roles

  • Using the Resource Usage Profile
  • Using the Resource Usage Spreadsheet


Manually Allocating Resources

  • Viewing the Assignments Window
  • Viewing and Editing Allocation


Using Bucket Planning

  • Describing Roles and Resources
  • Viewing Dictionaries


Leveling Resources

  • Setting Leveling Options


Advanced Scheduling

  • Multiple Float Paths
  • Calendar Effect on Lag
  • Scheduling Out-of-Sequence Activities


Using Primavera Visualizer

  • Choosing a Template
  • Creating Timescaled Logic Diagrams
  • Customizing the Gantt Chart


course info

Course ID: SS-0704
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