Course Outline

This 1 day course provides the delegates with an introduction to Primavera P6 . Delegates will discover the basic functionality of the software. Classes are facilitated by an experienced Project Control Professional who has a wealth of practical experience in operating the software.


​By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • ​Understand how the WBS operates in Primavera P6
  • Become familiar with the Enterprise Project Structure (EPS)
  • Understand how to create a new project
  • Be familiar with the fundamental capabilities of Primavera P6
  • Have the ability to create basic schedule in Primavera P6


  • Familiarisation with Primavera P6
  • Opening a P6 Project
  • Understanding the Enterprise Project Structure (EPS)
  • Creating a New Project
  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Overview
  • Adding a WBS in P6
  • Introduction to Activity Layouts
  • Importing PCF layout into P6
  • Set up basic Activity Layout
  • Adding Activities
  • The 4 types of Activity Relationships
  • Adding Relationship Lines
  • Importing XER files
  • Exporting XER files
  • Baseline a Project
  • Progress Update
  • Activity Codes
  • Critical Path
  • Total Float & Deadlines
  • Must Finish by Dates
  • Understanding Calendars
  • Creating Calendars
  • Assigning Calendars
  • Fill Down
  • Understanding Constraints
  • Applying Activity Constraints
  • Organise Activities & re-numbering Activity ID’s

​​Additional Information

The course is suitable for between 2 and 10 people and the following will be provided:

  • ​Lunch and refreshments throughout both days
  • Printed Course materials

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