Getting Started with Primavera P6 EPPM> Creating a New Project
Creating a New Project
Duration: 5m 37s
Skill Level: Beginner
In this lesson, you'll start by creating a new EPS node to help you organize your organization's projects. Then you'll move on to creating a new project while understanding all of the fields involved at the creation stage. You will also get a look at managing a project's settings in P6 EPPM.
Oracle's Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) is a robust and easy-to-use web-based project and portfolio management tool. Like the well-known Primavera P6 Professional (also known as "the windows version"), Primavera P6 EPPM is the same CPM scheduling engine with a whole new look and lots of new features.
If you want to get up to speed fast on building projects in Primavera P6 EPPM, then this course is for you. We'll take you from logging-in to scheduling, with full details on creating Work Breakdown Structure, adding Activities, linking work together, as well as getting used to the new interface. Join us for your first steps with Primavera P6 EPPM.
Video: Creating a New Project
Hi! In this lesson, we’re going to have to look and create a new project. To do this, we need to be in a project section. I’d like you to click on that for me. This shows us the EPS or Enterprise Project Structure. Within P6 demonstration data, we have a section for Engineering & Construction. I’d like to create a child note in this while we can create and later on copy some new project files. To do this, click the Engineering & Construction EPS note. Right click and select “Add child EPS. Let’s call this “Planner Tuts”. Double click into the cell and type. You’ll notice that the EPS note has a wide style within the green box. First, because these changes haven’t been saved. You can click the save icon at the actions menu or Ctrl and S. I’d like you to do that for me.
A lot have used Windows shortcuts are used in EPPM. Choose one of those options to save your EPS and you’ll notice that the icon has now changed to an EPS note. Now we want to add on a new project. There’s a number of ways that this can be done.
Having using P6 for many years, I’ve always found the right click the easiest way to perform most options and here is no different. If you right click the Planner Tuts EPS note, you can add a project. This brings up the ‘Add Project Develop Box”. Firstly, the project ID is the uniqu...