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BARUCH COLLEGE - The Steven L.

Newman Real Estate Institute


COURSE: NCCP3000/01 Oracle - Primavera P6, Release 8.3
8 Sessions: 6:30 PM - 9:15 PM, TUE 10/08/2013 to 11/26/2013
FALL 2013 - LOCATION: 17 LEXINGTON AV/11
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Instructor: Nure Aiza, President, Toll Engineering PC Nure.Aiza@tollintl.com
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This course provides hands-on training for Primaveras client/server based solution. Participants
will gain a thorough background in the concepts of planning and scheduling. Scheduling
techniques will be covered. This course leads you through hands-on workshops that create and
track an entire project to completion. All workshops and instruction use the three basic elements
of project management: schedule, resource and costs.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Create a project with activities and resources
Calculate a schedule
Analyze resource/cost data
Compare current vs. target schedules

AT THE COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:
Add a Project to the Project Structure
Create a Work Breakdown Structure
Add Activities
Add Codes to Activities
Create Relationships
Schedule a Project
Add Constraints
Organize Activities
Assign Resources and Costs
Analyze Resource/Cost Usage
Status the Project
Mitigate the Schedule
Analyze the Updated Project

CLASS GRADES ARE BASED ON:
25% In-Class Workshop + 25% Readings + 25% Class Participation + 25% Final Report.

TEXTBOOKS:

1. Primavera P6 R8.2 Software Manual:
http://tollintl.vpweb.com/upload/p6_professional_users_guide.pdf
2. PSP Certification Study Guide:
http://tollintl.vpweb.com/upload/PSP%20Certification%20Study%20Guide.pdf
3. Primavera P6 Training Manual:
http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/construc/publications/CPM_P6_User_Manual_v1.pdf


PRIMAVERA P6 R8.3 COURSE OUTLINE

10/08/13 Session 1: Class Participation: Talk about Project Management Fundamentals
and Critical Path Method. Homework: Read Chapters 1 to 5 of P6 R8.2 Manual pp 43-216
Introduction
Fundamental Project Management Training
The critical path method
Project, Schedule, Calendar, Activity, Relationship Types, Resource Types

10/15/13 Session 2: Class Workshop: Create a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Homework: Read Chapters 6 and 7 of P6 R8.2 Manual pp 217-358. Bring Project Scope -
dollar amount, due date - and WBS Scheme to class utilizing the Construction
Specifications Institute (CSI) short format.
Navigating P6 R8.2
Mock Project Kick-off meeting: Present your Project Scope, client, dollar amount, due date
Project Structure
Creating a Project
Creating a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Creating Activity Codes
Adding Activities

10/22/13 Session 3: Class Workshop: Create/Assign Codes by Area/Responsibility and
add all activities Homework: Read Chapter 8 of P6 R8.2 Manual pp 359-414
Creating Relationships
Scheduling

10/29/13 Session 4: Class Workshop: Create all Relationships for your project and
calculate finish date Homework: Read Chapters 9 and 10 of P6 R8.2 Manual pp 415-467
Adding Constraints
Formatting Data

11/05/13 Session 5: Class Workshop: Create Milestones, Critical Path and All Activities
Layout. Homework: Read Popups pp 819-852
Defining Resources
Assigning Resources and Costs
Analyzing Resources and Costs

11/12/13 Session 6: Class Workshop: Assign and Analyzing Resources and Costs and
prepare charts Homework: Prepare Outline for Final Report (One Page)
Baselining the Project Plan
Mitigating the Project Plan
Reporting Performance: Executive Summary, Overview, Major Dates, Major Milestones,
Critical Path (Longest), Near Critical Paths, Manpower, Equipment, Calendars, Work-area
Restraints, Room Construction, Major Equipment Installations, Utilities, Recommendation and
Alterations.

11/19/13 Session 7: Class Workshop and Final Report: Perform Schedule updates for
3 months mitigate and write final report. Homework: Prepare Draft Final Report (10 pages)
Mock Project Schedule Progress meeting: discuss your updates and final Report
11/26/13 Session 8: Final Report Due by 9:00 PM e-mail to nure.aiza@tollintl.com