Planning, Scheduling & Cost Control with Primavera PM Information House

Course details

The objective of this training course is to introduce the participants to Primavera 6® software for successful project management.

It examines how to use primavera for project planning,scheduling, and control. The course give background in the concept of project management processes

& Scheduling techniques will be covered. The Practical sessions will provide hands-on experience. Workshops create and track sample project from

planning phase till controlling phase (updating).

Who should attend?

Program Managers, Project Managers, and Planners/Schedulers who are or will be involved in the areas of engineering, production, construction, information technology.

Primavera 6® will give them very strong and successful tool for planning and managing their projects.

Course Outline:

Day 1

Introduction to Primavera

Project Management life cycle

Network planning

  • Critical path method (CPM)
  • Schedule calculations


Setting up the Enterprise Project Structure (EPS)

Setting up the Organizational breakdown Structure (OBS)

Creating a new Project

Work breakdown structure (WBS)

  • Creating WBS Hierarchy
  • Adding WBS Elements and Assigning Properties

Working with Activities

  • Activity Types
  • Adding Activities
  • Establishing Relationships

Day 2

Constraints Types

Working with Calendars

  • Working with Calendars (Global, Project
  • Create new project Calendars

Establishing Activity Codes

  • Creating Activity Codes and Values
  • Assigning Codes to activities

Maintaining a Project’s Document Library

  • Adding/Deleting Work Products And Documents
  • Assigning Work Products and Documents To Activities

Working with Layouts

Day 3

Grouping, Sorting Data

Filtering Data

Customizing Layouts

  • Modifying Columns, Adjusting the Timescale, Formatting Gantt Charts

Produce bar chart reports

Produce schedule reports

Defining Resources and Roles

  • Resources Overview
  • Viewing and Adding Resources

Working with Cost Accounts and Project Expenses

  • Setting Up a Cost Account Structure
  • Adding Expenses and Entering Cost Information

Analyzing Resources and Costs

Producing Resource Usage Profile

Producing Resource Usage spreadsheet

Updating process

Day 4

Managing Baselines

  • Creating and Maintaining Baselines
  • Assigning Baselines to Projects


  • Choosing a Method of Updating
  • Record project progress

Scheduling Projects

Current vs. Baseline comparison report

About PM Information House

They, at PM-Information House Professional Project Management Consultant and partner for NPM (National Project Management-Canada), Through a large pool of certified project management Consultants ,PgMP , PMP , PMI-RMP , PSP They provide Project Management Professional (PMP) preparation exam & Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) preparation exam , after you seat for the exam your Certificates will be accredited by PMI (Project Management Institute-USA). And, They provide Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) preparation exam accredited by AACEI (The Association for Advance Cost Engineer International).

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