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2026T Advanced P6 Scheduling


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No scheduled classes are available.

Please contact us for a custom training class held at your facility or ours.

This advanced Primavera P6 training course is designed to provide current Primavera users an in-depth look at advanced P6 functionality. It provides a broader perspective on advanced topics such as activity calculation settings, cost accounts, import/export, resource and expense item cost functionality, resource leveling, advanced scheduling concepts, user defined fields, global change, updating baselines, and using reflection projects.

Duration: 2 Days

Price: $975
Virtual Set-Up Fee: An additional $75 fee will be applied to all online training classes.

Print Outline

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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About TEPCO Solutions Training

With over a century of combined years of industry experience matched by unparalleled wisdom, the Trainers and Team here at TEPCO Solutions provide a very rare and invaluable understanding of the Project Controls Industry. All sectors, streams, positions, project sizes, turnaround budgets, and other variables/conditions, have all been experienced, first-hand, leaving not many situations to identify as “unfamiliar”.

We offer one-of-a-kind project controls training courses with instructors who offer real-world experience in order to best relate to the needs of participants. Our certified instructors offer effective techniques with a hands-on teaching approach that enhances retention of training material, thus allowing for a more efficient application of TEPCO Solutions’ training for their specific project, turnaround, or maintenance needs. The course selection covers both methodologies and software products such as Primavera P6.

Training at your Facility

Do you have a group of individuals that need training? Is your project controls group located out-of-state, or even out of the country? Does traveling to the TEPCO Solutions training facility cause an adverse impact on your time and/or budget? TEPCO Solutions can come to you! If you need training for six or more individuals, you will most likely find a benefit to having one of our trainers come to your facility or a facility near you.

  • Travel costs and time are reduced to only the trainer, avoiding the expense incurred with sending multiple employees to the TEPCO Solutions facility
  • We can utilize your training facility PCs, or we can provide training laptops
  • TEPCO Solutions training laptops are pre-configured with course materials and can be pre-shipped or brought with by the TEPCO Solutions trainer
  • Training can be conducted at your facility, or an external conference room can be rented, typically at a hotel

Live Online Training

TEPCO Solutions offers live online training for those who cannot attend in person.  Our classes, both online and in-house, are taught by seasoned end users with real-world knowledge and experience.  This ensures that we provide the best up to date practical application use lead by instructors that truly know the tool, and where the concerns will be.  Our classes are always fully interactive, giving the student the ability to not only work in a live environment but also get immediate help with questions or issues.  Students can also see each other’s problems as the class evolves, giving everyone the ability to learn from other students in the class.

Virtual Set-Up Fee: An additional $75 fee will be applied to all online training classes.

In summation, we at TEPCO Solutions hold true to the following Core Values:

  1. We are a family and because individual employee actions affect everyone in that family, we strive to always do right in every situation.
  2. We take initiative to continuously improve ourselves as individuals and as a company.
  3. We are rigorously service minded and always go the “extra mile” for our clients and team.
  4. We embrace our core deliverable of problem solving and present expert solutions the clients “need” instead of “want.”
  5. We promote enjoyment in work, day in and day out.

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