Introduction to Planning & Scheduling in Primavera P6

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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 Project Planning and Control using Primavera P6.


Duration: 2 days

Delivery Mode: Instructor Led, Classroom Based

Cost: $1760 AUD inc GST 

Delivery Location: Australia Wide

Need to read and write English.

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 products

This course is suitable for:

  • Project professionals who want a better understanding of project scheduling.
  • Individuals with little or no planning or scheduling experience who are looking to begin or further their career in the project management sector.

Day 1

  • 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

  • Resource Planning and Analysis
  • Develop Time-Phased Budget
  • Cost Breakdown Structure, Cost Loaded Schedule & S-Curve
  • Finalising the Plan, Baselines, Monitoring and Control
  • Capture Progress Data
  • Project Execution and Controlling
  • Manage the Projects Costs
  • Analyse Project Performance Data

LogiKal Training applies the following policy in assessing eligibility for credits, refunds and participant substitutions

In the event of a training course being cancelled by LogiKal, you will be issued in full a refund of all fees paid in respect of that course.

Non-attendance of a course or any part of a course, once a participant has enrolled will not warrant a refund or credit

If cancellation of attendance to a training course is less than 14 days prior to the commencement of that course, no refund will be given in respect to that course. However, participant substitution is allowed provided LogiKal Training is advised in writing of the substitution prior to the commencement of that course. The substituted participant must complete a course enrolment registration form prior to attending the course.

If cancellation of attendance to a training course is more than 14 days prior to the commencement of that course, then a refund of 50% of course fees may be granted subject to the completion of a Refund/Credit Application form.

In the event of a participant being unable to complete a course they have commenced, due to sickness or personal crisis,that participant may attend the course again free of charge subject to availability. In this instance he must complete a Credit/Refund Application Form and attach relevant documentary evidence.

In the event of a participant being unable to commence a course due to sickness or personal crisis, consideration will be given to a refund or credit. In this instance he must complete a Credit/Refund Application Form and attach relevant documentary evidence. The credit or refund will be subject to an administration fee of not less than 20%.

Note: Consideration for any credit or refund of fees is at the absolute discretion of the Company Directors.

Under no circumstances will LogiKal Training accept any responsibility, financial or otherwise, for changes in personal circumstances or work commitments which may occur after enrolment on a course.