Getting Started with Primavera P6 EPPM> Creating and Amending the WBS
Creating and Amending the WBS
Duration: 5m 19s
Skill Level: Beginner
Start building a Work Breakdown Structure in P6 EPPM. This lesson will teach you the steps to get your project's WBS structure in place in EPPM so you'll have an organizing structure for your project's activities.
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 and Amending the WBS
In the previous session, we looked at some of the differences between P6 Professional and EPPM. In this session, we’ll look at how we can utilize those changes to start building a WBS be it that from a template or manually by adding, moving, and restructuring. Firstly, make sure you have the ABC Construction project open. Hopefully, if you’ve been following to the other sessions, these projects will be available in the recent project menu. Click the project section pull down and select the project from the list. If you asked, if you want to save the changes to your view, just select no. Once you’ve got the project open indicated by the little folder icon here, click the ‘Activities’ page.
Firstly, we’ll manually add some WBS element into our project. We can split design and approvals into two separate child WBS elements. To view that, we need to collapse all. It’s like ‘view’ menu, pull over ‘collapse all’. Next we need to drill that to the project to find ‘design & approvals’. One you’ve find the ‘design & approvals’ at WBS element, if you right click, you’ll notice that there are three options for creating new WBS elements. Add a child or sibling or add WBS from template. We’ll look at the template later. What I’d like you to do now is select ‘add child WBS’. To rename it you ...