On-demand Video Course
Advanced Primavera P6 v.20:
Planning Construction Projects
drawings & other contract docs. Master advanced P6 features & tools.
7+ Hours of On-demand Video
4 Homework Assignments + 7 Quizzes
Build a 200-activity Schedule
Perfect for Intermediate P6 Users
Language: English (with subtitles)
Instructor: Michael Lepage
Students have been asking me for years for an Advanced course on Primavera P6, and now I'm delivering!
Contractors are tasked with crafting more and more complex schedules. There is nothing intuitive about this - it takes experience, skill and knowledge to understand what goes into a robust schedule.
I've tried to my best to make this course one that reflects today's REAL WORLD scheduling needs. That's why I've got:
from which we can build a real schedule.
Join me and learn what it takes to master Advanced Schedule Building in Primavera P6.
What You Will Learn
What You Get
Here's what you get access to:
60+ Video Lessons
Professionally recorded videos that teach you to advanced P6 methods step-by-step.
Lock in your learning by completing quizzes for each module.
Download project files and follow along with the videos.
Track your progress and earn awards as you complete your training.
Homework We Review
Practice your new skills by completing assignments, then upload your work to us for review.
Ask questions, get advice, tips & feedback from our experts in the support forum.
Course Duration and Outline
The Gotham City Watermain Project
Understanding the Contract
A Simulation: Visualizing the Work
Reviewing the Preliminary Baseline Schedule
Reviewing the Schedule Specification
Quiz #1: Understanding the Project
Goals for Creating the Detailed Baseline Schedule
Starting with the WBS
Using Snippets as Templates
Entering Pre-construction Activities
Defining the Shaft and Excavation Work
Planning the TBM Tunnelling
Planning the Pipe Installation
Preparing the Commissioning work Plan
Quiz #2: Building the Project Schedule
Workshop #1: Building the Project Schedule
Michael's Secret Tip for Faster Linking
Linking Pre-Construction Activities
Linking Compound Setup Activites
Shaft Excavation Sequencing
Linking Pipe Installation Activities
Linking the Vaults
Double-Check Your Relationships
Checking for Errors in the Schedule Log
Changing Calendars via Advanced Global Change
Quiz #3: Linking the Schedule
Fixing Errors Up To This Point
Identifying Critical Paths to Each Milestone
P6 Critical Path Settings and Best Practices
Quiz #4: Advanced Critical Path Analysis
Workshop #2: Advanced Critical Path Analysis
The Bid Costing Spreadsheet - A First Look
Setting Up Cost Accounts & Helper Fields
Using WBS Summary Activities for Cost-Loading
Continuing Cost-Loading Part B Activities
Cost-Loading the Tunneling
Cost-Loading Challenge: Are You Batman or Robin?
Correcting Cost-Loading Mistakes
Cost Reporting: Cash Flow & Planned Value
Quiz #5: Cost-Loading The Schedule
Setting Up Resource Crews
Assigning Crews to Activities
Finding & Fixing Crew Over-Allocations
Equipment Loading: Our Approach
Faster Resource-Loading with Resource Codes
Duplicate Resource Assignments in P6
Equipment Loading Homework Challenge
Verify Equipment with an Advanced Layout
Finding Equipment Overallocations
Renumbering Activity IDs
Prepping For Earned Value Management
Quiz #6: Resource Loading The Schedule
Workshop #3: Resource & Cost Loading The Schedule
Print Settings & Printing the Gantt Chart
Layouts for Printing Critical Path
Printing Resource Graphs
Text-based Reports with the P6 Report Wizard
Exporting P6 Report Data to CSV
ScheduleReader: A Must-Have P6 Tool for Advanced Schedulers
GraphicSchedule Creates Linear Diagrams and so much more
Remove Confidential Data from Your XER with ScheduleCleaner
Quiz #7: Building & Printing Reports
Workshop #4: Building & Printing Reports
Advanced Course Wrap-Up
Preparing For Your Certificate
Who Is This Course For?
WARNING! THIS COURSE IS NOT FOR BEGINNERS!
(But we do have a great course for new users of Primavera P6 right here.)
Student #1: You already have experience building project schedules in Primavera P6 in the real world, but you want to take your skills to the next level.
Student #2: You work for a contractor and have already completed a Primavera P6 training course, but you want to learn how to build real-world schedules that are cost and resource-loaded.
Student #3: You are a seasoned planner & scheduler but need a refresher on the Advanced features of planning & building schedules with Primavera P6.
Meet Michael Lepage
Hi, I’m Michael, Chief Learning Officer here at Plan Academy.
I’ve been working in Project Controls & with Primavera P6 software since 2007. I'm a member of the AACE, a speaker. a blogger, a YouTuber and a consultant.
But primarily I'm an educator & course developper who loves to share his knowledge and help engineering & construction professionals like you master Project Controls.
Teaching is a passion of mine and so is technology. When I put them together, Plan Academy was born. I hope you like what you see!
frequently asked questions
You can complete the training as fast or as slow as you like. It’s completely up to you. However, you will have access to the course for the full term of your package.
Our course trains you on the latest version of Oracle Primavera P6. We monitor Oracle’s releases of Primavera P6 diligently, and update our training periodically to ensure you’re learning the latest version.
If you have an earlier version of Primavera P6, 95% of our training videos are still applicable as the core of the software has barely changed over the past 8 years. Our training videos are applicable to the following versions of Primavera P6:
Primavera P6 Professional version 8.x
Primavera P6 Professional version 15.x
Primavera P6 Professional version 16.x
Primavera P6 Professional version 17.x
Primavera P6 Professional version 18.x
Primavera P6 Professional version 19.x
Primavera P6 Professional Version 20.x
Yes. If you don’t already have a copy, a trial copy Primavera P6 Professional is available and we’ll point you to it. In fact, training video #1 will show you step-by-step exactly how to download and install the latest version of Oracle Primavera P6 Professional. You’ll be up and running with trial copy in no time – one that you can throughout your training.
NOTE: Oracle Primavera P6 only runs on Windows and does not run on Mac.
This training is aimed at project controls, engineering and construction professionals working in industries such as Construction, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, & Energy.
The training will be helpful for anyone from complete beginners to intermediate level students looking to fill their gaps with Primavera P6. It’s also perfect for anyone who has previously used P3, SureTrak, Microsoft Project or Primavera Contractor or anyone looking for a refresher on Oracle Primavera P6 Professional.
It’s time for you to take action. Simple as that. If you really want to learn Primavera P6 and be successful then you need somewhere to get answers for all of your questions.
You need support, community, and most of all… accountability! Plan Academy is that place. If you really want to make a difference, the time is now.
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