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Section 01: User and Admin Preferences

• Review and adjust specific user and admin preferences to provide an in-depth understanding of how they can affect scheduling

Section 02: Duration and Percent Complete Types

• Hands on review of how activity Duration Type affects schedule calculations
• Hands on review of how activity Percent Complete Type affects schedule calculations, specifically around earned value reporting
• Review common default project settings

Section 03: Utilizing P6 Cost Accounts

• Cost Accounts Relationship to Earned Value Reporting
• Example Utilizing All Earned Value Components
• Cost Account Structure in P6
• Create a Cost Account Structure
• Assigning Cost Accounts to activity Resource Assignments or Expense Assignments

Section 04: Importing and Exporting

• P6 XER file import and Export
• Excel Import and Export
• Exporting and Importing Layouts and Reports

Section 05: Utilizing Cost

• Understand how the Resource Type affects units, cost, and earned value field calculations
• Apply hourly rates to labor, non-labor, and material resources
• Add expense items with cost
• View the overall costs for a P6 project file

Section 06: Allocation Resources

• Setting Up the Resource Assignments View Layout
• Apply Budgets and Assign Cost Accounts in the Assignments View
• Changing Resources on Assignments

Section 07: Resource Leveling

• Leveling Concepts
• P6 Leveling Settings
• Activity Leveling Priorities
• Creating Shift Calendars
• Setting the Resource Limits (Max Units/Time)
• Adjust Resource Limits (Max Units/Time)
• View and Print a Resource Profile Summary

Section 08: Advanced Scheduling Concepts

• Adding Contingency to a Schedule
• Retained Logic and Progress Override
• Calendar Effect on Relationship Lag Assignments
• Calculating Multiple Float Paths

Section 09: User Defined Fields and Global Change

• Define and Create User Defined Fields
• Understanding the Global Change Functionality
• Create and Apply a Global Changes

Section 10: Change Control and Baseline Updates

• Use a P6 Staging Project for Pending Changes
• Performing “What-If” Schedule Analysis
• Apply Approved Changes to a Project
• Baseline Updates with Schedule Changes

Section 11: Reflection Projects

• Understand Reflection Projects
• The Common uses for Reflection Projects
• Create, Edit, and Merge a Reflection Project

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