Primavera Course Descriptions

Primavera Certified Courses

P6 Fundamentals Web
(Course 101)
For those who are new to Primavera project management but will be managing projects using the web interface, this three-day course covers:

 

  • Project Management Lifecycle
  • Understanding Data in P6
  • Overview and Navigation
  • Creating a Project
  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Adding Activities
  • Calendars
  • Creating Relationships
  • Scheduling
  • Assigning Constraints
  • Managing Project Risks
  • Customizing Activity Views
  • Understanding Roles and Resources
  • Assigning Roles and Resources
  • Project Workspace
  • Optimizing the Project Plan
  • Baselining the Project Plan
  • Importing and Exporting Data
  • Methods of Applying Progress
  • Executing the Project Plan
  • Managing Project Issues
  • Analyzing the Updated Project
  • Portfolios and Dashboards
  • Reporting

 

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Monks Primavera P6 Courses

Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals
(Course 102)
Designed for P6 Professional users, this 3-day class covers the basics of managing projects in P6 Professional.

 

  • Project Management Life Cycle
  • Understanding Data in P6 Professional
  • Overview and Navigation
  • Creating a Project
  • Creating a WBS
  • Adding Activities
  • Assigning Calendars
  • Creating Relationships
  • Scheduling
  • Assigning Constraints
  • Creating Layouts
  • Understanding Roles and Resources
  • Assigning Roles and Resources
  • Optimizing the Project Plan
  • Baselining the Project Plan
  • Importing and Exporting Data
  • Methods of Applying Progress
  • Executing the Project Plan
  • Reflection Projects
  • Analyzing the Updated Project
  • Reporting Performance

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Primavera P6 Professional Advanced
(Course 102-A)
This course explores the more advanced project features of P6 using the P6 Professional client. Students should complete the  P6 Professional Fundamentals class before attending this class. Topics covered include:

 

  • Resource and Role Analysis
  • Resource Assignments Window
  • Manual Resource
    Allocation
  • Bucket Planning
  • Leveling Resources
  • Storing Period Performance
  • Duration Types
  • Calculating Percent Complete
  • Earned Value
  • Advanced Scheduling
  • Creating Reports In Visualizer
  • Managing Multiple Projects

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Primavera Contract Management (formerly Expedition)
(Course 201)
This three-day course (updated for version 14.0) covers all of the major features and functionality needed to become productive using Contract Management. Students leave the class with a thorough understanding of how to manage project documents and costs using Contract Management.

 

  • Introduction to Contract Management
  • Creating the Company Directory
  • Create a Project
  • Tracking Drawings
  • Communicating Project Information: Letters, Telephone Records, and RFIs
  • Logging and Tracking Submittals
  • Documenting Project Issues
  • Recording Project Communications: Daily Reports and Meeting Minutes
  • Managing Project Costs
  • Awarding Procurement Items
  • Using Contracts, Purchase Orders, and Trends
  • Change Management
  • Payment Requisitions
  • Approval Process
  • Customizing Layouts

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Primavera P6 v7 Advance Resource Topics
(Course 106-R)
This two-day course provides in-depth resource management training in Primavera’s client/server-based solution. Building off skills learned in the basic 102 course, this course covers advanced topics in managing resource allocation, future-period bucket planning and resource leveling. Topics covered include:

 

  • Creating Resources and Roles
  • Assigning Cost Accounts
  • Resource and Role Analysis
  • Resource Assignments Window
  • Manual Resource Allocation
  • Bucket Planning
  • Leveling Resources
  • Storing Period Performance
  • Resource Reporting

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Primavera Contractor Basic Course

(Course 700)
Primavera Contractor is designed for those folks who don’t need all the power of P6 but still require first-class scheduling. This two-day course shows students how to leverage the power of Primavera Contractor to produce solid schedules and stunning graphics. No prior project management or scheduling experience is required.

 

  • Introduction
  • Navigating
  • Creating a Project and WBS
  • Creating Activities
  • Creating Relationships
  • Scheduling
  • Applying Constraints
  • Adding Resources
  • Optimizing the Project Plan
  • Baselining the Project Plan
  • Executing the Project Plan
  • Creating Output
  • Customizing Projects
  • Claim Digger
  • Stacked Histograms
  • Constraints

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