Project Scheduling with Primavera P6
Construction planning procedures are essential to the ability of Caltrans to provide quality construction projects, on time and within budget. This manual contains information that
can be use in understanding and reviewing the construction
project schedules submitted by the contractor.
:This course is divided into three parts
Part 1: Basics of CPM Scheduling—teaches about critical path methodology. Students
will develop an understanding of the place of schedules in the project planning
process, the contractual need for schedules, and the elements of a schedule.
Students will perform critical path method (CPM) calculations on a simple
schedule network to provide them with a basic understanding of the theory behind
CPM schedules. Then, that knowledge can be used in the creation and review of
Part 2: Introduction to CPM Scheduling with Primavera P6—teaches the basics of
using Oracle Primavera® P6™ Project Management software (P6). Students will
develop an understanding of the process of creating a schedule in P6, will be able to
create activities and logic for a baseline schedule, and then update those activities in
an update schedule. The purpose is to provide students with a basic understanding
of the P6 software interface, and the process of creating a schedule.
Part 3: Advanced CPM Scheduling with Primavera P6—teaches the skills necessary
for reviewing baseline schedules, update schedules, and time impact analyses.
The purpose is to equip students with the ability to review the various scheduling
products which will be submitted by contractors, in accordance with the contract
specifications for scheduling.