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Primavera P6 Fundamentals

Primavera P6 Professional Fundamental

Course Overview:

The Primavera P6 Professional Fundamental training leads you through the entire project lifecycle, from planning to execution. You’ll develop a thorough understanding of how to plan and schedule using the Primavera software. Enrolling in this course will help you understand P6 Professional’s basic features and functionalities so that you can apply them to your organization’s project management processes. You will also learn how to manage projects on time and within budget to ensure optimal outcomes from capital and resource investments.

Course Format:

Delegates attend 3 classroom-based sessions over 3 days. The P6 Fundamentals course is trainer-based and includes practical in-class work on the Primavera Professional scheduling software. The course is interactive, and the trainer will answer questions and assist with all problem-solving during the course.

All workshops and instruction stress the three basic elements of project management: schedule, resources, and costs. At the end of each day, you’ll apply the concepts and functionality you learned in a case study. The course is divided into three sections: Creating a Project; Scheduling the Project; Project Execution and Control.

Course Duration:

3 full days (08:30 to 16:30)

Course Syllabus:

  • Understanding P6 Data
  • Enterprise Project Structure
  • Creating a Project
  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Adding Activities
  • Creating Relationships
  • Scheduling
  • Assigning Constraints
  • Using Reflection Projects
  • Formatting Schedule Data
  • Roles and Resources
  • Assigning Roles
  • Assigning Resources
  • Analysing Resources
  • Optimising the Project Plan
  • Baselining the Project Plan
  • Project Execution and Control
  • Reporting Performance

Who should attend this course?

  • Project Planners
  • Project Controllers
  • Project Schedulers


  • Course material (Electronic Manual)
  • Certificate of attendance

Physical Address

  • 243 Willem Botha Street
  • Wierda Park
  • Centurion

Postal Address

  • PO Box 52810
  • Wierda Park
  • South Africa
  • 0149

Contact us

  • Phone: +27 (0) 12 660 0010
  • Fax: +27 (0) 12 660 0190
  • Email: sales@projectlink.co.za