Introduction to Project Planning and Scheduling in Primavera P6


This two-day training course will provide participants with a strong understanding of planning and scheduling principles, methods and techniques using the specialised planning software package Oracle® Primavera P6. The course will examine Project Management definitions and characteristics, development of baseline performance management plans, project status updates and earned value techniques. Throughout the two day period participants will gain an understanding of how Primavera P6 has been designed to address the requirements of planning and scheduling. This course is designed to be a useful precursor to completing a more in-depth scheduling course such as Planning and Control using Oracle® Primavera P6.


It is important that people who attend this course have:

The ability to use personal computers with a good understanding of the operating system and Microsoft Office product

Designed For

This course is aimed at project professionals who want a better understanding of project scheduling, how schedules are developed and the information that managers can utilise from them to manage a project. This course has been developed for individuals with little or no planning or scheduling experience who are looking to begin or further their career in the project management sector.

Certification Process

All participants who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate of attendance.

Course Objectives

This course covers the following topics: 

Day 1 Modules include:
  • Introduction and Overview of Planning
  • Understanding Project Definitions and Characteristics
  • Initiating a Project
  • Analyse the Project Scope and create Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • Activity Definition
  • Activity Sequencing and Critical Path Calculations
Day 2 Modules include:
  • Resource Planning and Analysis
  • Develop Time-Phased Budget
  • Cost Breakdown Structure, Cost Loaded Schedule and SCurve
  • Finalising the Plan, Baselines, Monitoring and Control
  • Capture Progress Data
  • Project Execution and Controlling
  • Manage the Projects Costs
  • Analyse Project Performance Data

Course Details

  • The course will be held at training facilities in CBD Location
  • The cost of the course is $1,600 + GST. Discounts are available for multiple group bookings.
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