Primavera P6 Planning Essentials

Establish Program Schedules for Construction Projects with Primavera P6


What is Primavera P6

Primavera P6 is the software that facilitates the planning and programming purposes to meet the contractual requirements of the Owner’s projects in Singapore. This software allows you to plan, schedule, and control large-scale programs and projects, with the option for Project Managers to coordinate costs, monitor status and progress updates with team members. Primavera allows the creation of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), Network Logic Diagram and the Resource Leveling. Users can also create more than one type of relationship between activities.


Course Description

This course is suitable for learners who wish to develop competent skills in using Primavera P6 to establish the Program schedule for construction projects. Learners will understand the planning fundamentals of using Primavera P6 and the basic Program Scheduler workflow which includes Project Management schedule, Resource Leveling, Schedule Optimization, Control & Monitoring and Progress Tracking.


Course Outline

Day 1

1. Introduction to Project Management

2. Introduction to Primavera P6

  • 2.1 Course Overview of Primavera P6

  • 2.2 Overview of User Interface

  • Ribbon tabs Layout, icon tools and functions

  • Gantt Chart, panels and pop-up windows

  • 2.3 Software options and settings

3. Primavera Schedule Workflow

  • 3.1 Understanding Data in P6

  • 3.2 Creating a Project

  • 3.3 Creating a Work Breakdown Schedule

  • 3.4 Adding Activities in the Schedule

  • 3.5 Creating Relationships

  • 3.6 Scheduling

4. Introduction to Resources Planning

  • 4.1 Roles and Resources

  • 4.2 Assigning Roles

  • 4.3 Assigning Resources and Costs

  • 4.4 Analyzing Resources

Day 2

5. Tracking Progress

  • 5.1 Optimizing the Project Plan

  • 5.2 Baselining the Project Plan

  • 5.3 Project Execution and Control

6. Formatting the Display Layout

  • 6.1 Assigning Constraints

  • 6.2 Formatting Schedule Data

  • 6.3 Maintaining the Project Documents Library

7. Documentation

  • 7.1 Generate Report

  • 7.2 Printing

  • 7.3 Reporting Performance

8. P6 Online Platform


Course Venue



Course Fees

Fee (inclusive of GST):

SCAL Member Fee: $810.00

CIJC Member Fee: $864.00

Non-Member Fee: $864.00

Course Duration

2.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 16.0 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

Funding Information

This course is not eligible for funding.


PDU: 16 Units

CET: 16 Hours


Course Brochure

Primavera P6 Planning Essentials

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Special Class

Available upon request.


For more information, please contact Ms Tan Wei Xuan at 67939020 or email

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