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This course provides training for Primavera’s client/server based solution. Participants will gain a thorough background in the concepts of planning and scheduling. All instructions use the three basic elements of project management: schedule, resource, and costs.

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Product Description

This course provides training for Primavera’s client/server based solution. Participants will gain a thorough background in the concepts of planning and scheduling. All instructions use the three basic elements of project management: schedule, resource, and costs.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Comprehend the Project Management Life Cycle
  • Describe how Primavera assist with the Project Management Life Cycle
  • Use scheduling capabilities in Primavera
  • Understand WBS and how it can be built in Primavera
  • Comprehend the concept of Critical Path and its depiction in Primavera.

Course Outline

Week-1
Read Chapters 1-2 of textbook; complete all assignment questions

The Project Management Life Cycle

Review· the relationship between Primavera and the Project Management Life Cycle

Identify the five process groups in the Project Management Life Cycle

Scheduling Overview

  • Planning vs Scheduling
  • Levels of Schedules
  • Introduction to WBS
  • Key Scheduling Definition i.e. Activities, Millstones, Predecessor and Successor, etc.
  • Activity Sequencing Elements
  • Critical Path

Week-2
Read Chapters 3-5 of textbook; complete all assignment questions

Data, Navigating, and Layouts

  • Login
  • Open an existing project
  • Navigate in the Home window and Activities window
  • Open an existing layout
  • Customize a layout
  • Save a layout

Creating a Project

  • Create a project
  • Navigate in the Projects window
  • View and modify information in Project Details

Week-3
Read Chapters 6-8 of textbook; complete all assignment questions

Creating a Work Breakdown Structure

  • Define a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Create multiple levels of a WBS hierarchy

Adding Activities

  • Describe an activity and its components
  • Describe activity types
  • Add activities
  • Add a Notebook topic to an activity
  • Add steps to an activity
  • Assign activity codes to activities

Week-4
Read Chapters 9-11 of textbook; do complete all assignment questions

Creating Relationships

  • Create a network logic diagram
  • Differentiate between the four relationship types
  • Create relationships in the Activity Network
  •  Create relationships in Activity Details

Scheduling

  • Perform a forward and backward pass
  • Describe float and its impact on a schedule
  • Identify loops and open ends
  • Calculate a schedule

Week-5
Read Chapter 12 of textbook; do complete all assignment questions

Formatting Schedule Data

  • Group activities according to specific criteria
  • Sort activities
  • Apply a filter
  • Create a filter

Week-6
Read Chapter 13 of textbook; do complete all assignment questions

Roles and Resources

  • Describe roles
  • Views the roles dictionary
  • Describe resources
  • Identify the differences between labor, non-labor and material resources
  • View the resource dictionary

Assigning Roles

  • Assign roles to an activity
  • Assign rates on roles

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