Managing Projects in Primavera P6 Professional Advanced Rel 8.4 Ed 1

Managing Projects in Primavera P6 Professional Advanced Rel 8.4 Ed 1 Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

This Primavera P6 Professional Advanced R8.4 training teaches you about resource management topics like manual allocation, bucket planning and leveling. Project management topics include earned value analysis, advanced scheduling and creating timescaled logic diagrams via Visualizer.

Learn To:

Use bucket planning.
Use resource leveling.
Use earned value analysis.
Calculate percent complete.
Calculate multiple float paths.
Analyze resource usage,

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Intended Audience for this Managing Projects in Primavera P6 Professional Advanced Rel 8.4 Ed 1 Course

  • » Business Analysts
  • » End Users
  • » Functional Implementer
  • » Project Manager

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Course Prerequisites for Managing Projects in Primavera P6 Professional Advanced Rel 8.4 Ed 1

  • » Basic project management knowledge
  • » Basic knowledge of P6 Professional

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Managing Projects in Primavera P6 Professional Advanced Rel 8.4 Ed 1 Course Objectives

  • » Calculate percent complete
  • » Use advanced scheduling technqiues
  • » Use timescaled logic diagrams
  • » Bucket planning
  • » Use the Assignments window
  • » Analyze resources
  • » Level resources
  • » Use earned value
  • » Analyze resources and roles

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Managing Projects in Primavera P6 Professional Advanced Rel 8.4 Ed 1 Course Outline

      1. Using Earned Value Analysis
        1. Calculating Planned Value Cost
        2. Calculating Actual Cost
        3. Calculating Earned Value Cost
        4. Measuring Performance Percent Complete
      2. Managing Multiple Projects
        1. Opening Multiple Projects
        2. Setting the Default Project
      3. Analyzing Resources and Roles
        1. Using the Resource Usage Profile
        2. Using the Resource Usage Spreadsheet
      4. Manually Allocating Resources
        1. Viewing the Assignments Window
        2. Viewing and Editing Allocation
      5. Using Bucket Planning
        1. Editing Future Buckets
        2. Using Curves
      6. Leveling Resources
        1. Setting Leveling Options
        2. Leveling Based on Priority
      7. Adanced Scheduling
        1. Multiple Float Paths
        2. Calendar Effect on Lag
        3. Scheduling Out-of-Sequence Activities
      8. Using Primavera Visualizer
        1. Choosing a Template
        2. Creating Timescaled Logic Diagrams
        3. Customizing the Gantt Chart

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We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Arthur G.
- Masters Degree in Operations Research & Applied Mathematics from Columbia University along with several IT certifications.
- IT Professional for over 30 years and Software Trainer since 1997.
- Engineer and developer for top Wall Street financial firms such as JP Morgan Chase.


Arthur has been an IT professional for over 30 years. After receiving his Bachelors in Computer Science from NYU, and Masters degree in Operations Research & Applied Mathematics from Columbia University, Arthur was recruited into the private IT sector. Upon starting his IT career path he quickly progressed into leadership roles as an engineer and developer for JP Morgan Chase.

With more than a decade of successful projects behind him, Arthur's love of academia brought him back to training, where he currently specializes in Java certification training and corporate software development. He holds numerous certifications including the Sun Certified Java Programmer, Sun Certified Web Component Developer, and Advanced PHP Programmer. His passion and aptitude for the subject matter is clearly evident both in and out of the classroom and NetCom Learning students rate him 8.6 out of 9.
Finnbarr M.
- Masters Degree in Computer Science from Boston University along with several certifications.
- Over 25 years of experience in the IT field and expert in Unix, GNU/Linux, and Oracle ecosystems.
- More than 10 years working as a Software Engineer in multinational companies such as Hewlett-Packard.


Finnbarr has both breadth and in-depth knowledge of Unix, GNU/Linux, and Oracle with 25+ years of experience in operating system internals development, system administration, application development and project management on a wide variety of hardware and software platforms. As a Software Engineer, he developed and managed numerous projects in multinational companies such as Hewlett-Packard.

Finnbarr is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers as well as a Moderator at He is also a top Instructor and Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning and is well recognized by the students for his knowledge and his great teaching technique.
Ramesh P.
Ramesh holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science with specialization in Information Security and is pursuing his Doctoral degree in IT from the University of South Australia (UniSA). He is a one of a kind trainer - he has been working in the IT field since 1995 and is an expert in C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Java/J2EE, PL/SQL, VB, ASP, and XML technologies. Ramesh also has extensive experience developing and implementing BizTalk and SharePoint in large corporations, as well as more than 10 years experience working with Oracle and SQL server/Sybase databases. With more than 19 certifications, Ramesh is an IT guru and trainer with worldwide experience, which includes presentations and trainings across US, Asia, and Middle East. He is a full time instructor at NetCom Learning and we couldn't be happier in having him as one of our Subject Matter Experts.
Amanpreet M.

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