Oracle Primavera P6 Professional

  • 4 days
  • Leixlip
  • Classroom

Primaned has decades of experience in implementing and training in the use of Primavera. This module has been developed in partnership with our planners and technical consultants. Good planning is much more than just “drawing bars”. In this training module you learning how to use the software effectively and also learn what a planner needs to prepare a good schedule. Based on a case study, which is closely linked to the manual we have developed, you learn to create and control a project yourself. This includes activities, relations, scheduling, resources and progress.

This module is part of the step Tooling from the Project Controls Programme.

This training can be followed remote and in a classroom. Please indicate your preferences on the registration form. Read about the plan of remote training.


  • Creating an Enterprise Project Structure and Work Breakdown Structure
  • Creating activities and relations
  • Scheduling
  • Calenders and constraints
  • Activity and project codes
  • Filters and layouts
  • Roles, Resources and Levelling
  • Costs
  • Baselines
  • Update and analyse progress

Software version

Oracle Primavera P6 Professional R.20.12.3 is used in this course.  This module is also suitable for newer releases and older versions from 8.X.

Preliminary training

No specific prior knowledge is required for this training module. A general background in project controls and network scheduling (the Foundation) is recommended.


After completing this module you will receive a Primaned Academy certificate.


€ 1980,- ex. V.A.T. / including training materials, drinks and lunch.

Course dates

  • Very good training. Clear explanation, sometimes a bit fast, but then the trainer repeated some steps and everything became clear again.

    Franz, Planner, Mobilis TBI Infra

  • A good clear training which is well built from the ground up.

    Marlon, Preventive Planner, Shell Moerdijk

  • It provided a good insight into many of the tools available within the P6 module

    Geoff, Project TAR Planning Engineer, Ineos Nitriles UK

Teachers of this course

  • Stefan Hollak PhD

  • Roy Waasdorp MSc

  • Marijn van Essen MSc

  • Hans Seuters

Blogs on this topic

  • Correctly interpreting Activity Duration in Primavera P6

    Duration and Calendar Duration, Time and Units/Time explained, P6 basic. Time is of the essence. Both in project control and in our personal lives. As we’ve been dealing with time since childhood, you would assume we have learned to communicate on it effectively and unambiguously. But when someone says: “this activity is going to take […]

  • Primavera P6 and the Longest Path

    There is more to showing THE Critical Path in Primavera than your project manager can imagine. Primavera allows you to change certain settings to define the criticality of activities: you can define a threshold value for total float, or choose for the longest path instead of a total float-based critical path.

  • Project Calendars over Global Calendars

    Primavera P6 is designed as an Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) tool. Even though often used as a standalone tool, Primavera P6 is a database initially designed for the enterprise’s needs where data can be shared between projects. In order to achieve this Primavera P6 uses the concept of “Global” data objects and “Project” (or embedded) […]

  • Two + Two types of Float

    When using the Critical Path Method (CPM) in traditional project management software, Total Float (TF) and Free Float (FF) are calculated, which most project managers know and use. But there is more to it. We can gain deeper insight in which timeframe an activity can shift, and the effects on the related activities by calling […]


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