|Primavera P6 for Maintenance and Capital Improvements Seminar|
Effective use of P6 boosts the bottom line by managing deadlines, facilitating contractor and craft collaboration, enhancing worker productivity, and optimizing plans. This intensive seminar is conducted in three iterated steps: 1) introducing concepts, 2) practicing the interface, and 3) successfully avoiding the traps.
Designed specifically for planners, schedulers, outage managers, and project controls specialists who want to use Primavera P6 to manage critical maintenance and capital improvement projects.
Upcoming dates to be announced.
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What P6 can do for You
- How to save money and management time with Critical Path Method scheduling
- What you want P6 to do, what it does do, and it doesn’t do
Activities and an Introduction to the Scheduling Engine
- Configuring P6 for you
- The Home and Project Workspaces
- Panes, Toolbars, and the Best Custom Display to use
- Columns and fields
- Create and set-up a new project.
How to Build a Proper CPM Schedule
- Name, Start, and Duration
- Inserting, copying, deleting, and moving activities
- Moving and zooming in the Gantt Chart
- Using Levels and the Work Breakdown Structure to avoid drowning in information
- Relationships and their Types
- The Scheduling Engine and how it will save your project
Resources and Costs
- It’s Called the Critical Path Because It’s Very Important
- Float and why it is the Most Important Number
- Start and Finish Milestones
- Proper and improper linking
- When to break propriety
- Additional configurations to best suit your projects
- Including resources: A Whole Different Kind of Project
- Getting them assigned
- What they are for and what they are NOT for
- How they can impact scheduling
- What is Manpower, and how do I change it?
Statusing, Updates, Costs, and Reports
- The concept of working time, and how it impacts Duration
- The Calendar Map: how different Calendars can and cannot impact scheduling on a given Activity
- Creating and assigning Calendars
Not included: Administration of the P6 back office
- Four Counterintuitive and Frustrating but Extremely Powerful concepts: the baseline, the data date, entering statuses, and rescheduling.
- The simplest approach to updating
- Resources for researching more complex approaches later
- Getting a handle on cost calculations for estimating, budgeting, and tracking.
- Reporting in and out of P6
Maintenance Planning and Scheduling
Shutdowns, Turnarounds, and Outages
Microsoft® Project for Maintenance
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Travel and Hotel Information
Attendees are responsible for their own transportation and accommodations. New Standard Institute holds a block of reduced rate sleeping rooms for attendees at each seminar location, available on a limited basis. Certain restrictions may apply. New Standard is not responsible for airline tickets or hotel costs and penalties.
Seminar hours are from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
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