Oracle Primavera P6 EPPM/PPM for Planners (3 Day Course Brisbane)

Course Overview

LogiKal provides training in Primavera P6 Release 8, 18 (PPM Professional). The course material is “Planning and Control Using Oracle® Primavera P6” written by Paul Harris, Eastwood Harris Pty Ltd.

The course is aimed at teaching students how to use Oracle® Primavera P6 PPM up to an intermediate level. Unlike other training material, the format allows the book to be read as a reference guide back in the workplace.



Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Creating a Project Plan
  • Starting Up and Navigation
  • Creating a New Project
  • Defining Calendars
  • Creating a Primavera Project WBS
  • Adding Activities and Organizing Under The WBS
  • Formatting the Display
  • Adding Relationships
  • Activity Network View
  • Constraints


Day 2

  • Group, Sort and Layouts
  • Filters
  • Printing and Reports
  • Scheduling Options and Setting a Baseline
  • Updating an Un-resourced Schedule
  • User and Administration Preferences and Scheduling Options
  • Creating Roles and Resources
  • Assigning Roles, Resources and Expenses
  • Resource Optimization


Day 3

  • Updating a Resourced Schedule
  • Other Methods of Organizing Project Data, Activity Codes and User Defined Fields
  • Global Change
  • Managing the Enterprise Environment
  • Multiple Project Scheduling
  • Utilities, Reflection Projects, Audit Trail, Import and Export
  • Earned Value Management with P6



  • Programme Managers and Project Control staff evaluate the software against organisational requirements.
  • Project schedulers /project planners who wish to learn how to use the software to schedule and control projects.
  • Database managers who wish to understand how to set up and administer a database.
  • Experienced project personnel who wish to learn how to schedule and control a project.



  • Ability to read and write English
  • Understanding how projects are managed with a sound understanding of project management processes
  • The ability to use a computer with a good understanding of the operating system and Microsoft Office products
  • Prior experience in other planning and scheduling software is very beneficial