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Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Classroom (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Course Outline

The course covers the following topics:

  • 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
  • Optimizing the Project Plan
  • Baselining the Project Plan
  • Project Execution and Control
  • Reporting Performance

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Who should attend this Primavera Training Course?

The course is intended for anybody who needs to use basic features of Primavera for project management. This could be project managers, business analysts, or any other type of end user.

Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Prerequisites

There are no required prerequisites, but it is suggested that you have basic knowledge of project management principles.

Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Course Overview

This Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals course shows you how to use this powerful software program to manage the entire project lifecycle from end to end.

Designed for those who are new to using Primavera and will need to use it in a project management capacity, Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals for Project Managers is a certification that demonstrates ability to use Primavera’s basic features for project management.

This 3-day classroom training course covers topics such as creating and scheduling, assigning resources, executing and controlling, and adding activities. It is divided into three sections: Creating a Project, Scheduling a Project, and Project Execution and Control.

Available for Primavera P6 v18.8

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What's included in this Primavera Training Course?

The following is included with this training course:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Primavera P6 Professional Fundamentals Manual
  • Completion Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor 
  • Refreshments 

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Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Primavera P6 Professional Advanced for Project Managers Course Outline

The course covers the following topics:

Managing Multiple Projects

  • Creating multiple projects
  • Setting default projects

Performing Earned Value Analysis

  • Calculating Costs
  • Tracking Performance

Resources and Roles

  • Using Resource Profile
  • Measuring Resource Usage

Allocating and Levelling Resources

  • Viewing Assignments
  • Editing Allocation
  • Choosing Levelling Options

Bucket Planning

  • Editing Buckets
  • Using Curves

Global Change

  • User Defined Fields
  • Using the Global Change Tool

Advanced Scheduling

  • Out-of-Sequence Activities
  • Calendar Effect on Lag
  • Using Multiple Float Paths

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Who should attend this Primavera Training Course?

The course is intended for anybody who needs to access advanced features of Primavera, including Project Managers, Business Analysts and anybody else whose role requires the knowledge and use of Primavera.

Primavera P6 Professional Advanced Prerequisites

There are no required prerequisites, but it is suggested that you have basic knowledge of Primavera and project management.

Primavera P6 Professional Advanced for Project Managers Course Overview

This Primavera P6 Professional Advanced course shows you how to get the most out of this powerful project management software solution. Designed for those with some existing knowledge of and experience with Primavera, Primavera P6 Professional Advanced for Project Managers is a certification that demonstrates confidence and proficiency in managing resources and the ability to simultaneously oversee multiple and complex Primavera Projects to maximise project productivity.

The 2-day classroom training covers topics such as value analysis, logic diagrams, bucket planning, and advanced scheduling. 

Available for Primavera P6 v18.8

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What’s included in this Primavera Training Course?

Our Primavera P6 Professional Advanced course includes:

  • The Knowledge Academy Primavera P6 Professional Advanced Manual
  • Experienced Primavera Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments​

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Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Primavera P6 Reporting with BI Publisher 11g Course Outline

This training course will explore the following subjects:

Navigating and Viewing Reports

  • Accessing Account Preferences
  • Accessing the P6 Reports Section​

Creating Reports Using Existing Data Models

  • Selecting a Data Model
  • Adding and Saving a Layout
  • Setting Output Formats

Working with the P6 Extended Schema

  • Understanding the P6 Extended Schema
  • Using the Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler

Constructing New Data Models

  • Setting a Default Data Source
  • Adding a Data Set
  • Building a SQL Query
  • Adding a Layout and Viewing the Report
  • Adding a List of Values and a Parameter

Customising Layouts

  • Using the Layout Editor
  • Customising Layouts Using BI Publisher

Editing P6 Sample Reports

  • Viewing P6 Sample Reports
  • Editing P6 Sample Reports

Using BI Publisher with P6 Analytics

  • Adding BI Publisher Reports to a Dashboard
  • Creating a Report Based on P6 Analytics Analyses

Scheduling

  • Scheduling Reports in P6
  • Scheduling Reports in BI Publisher

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Who should attend this Primavera Training Course?

This is a course primarily aimed at Business Analysts, Project Managers, and Report Developers who are responsible for writing reports using BI Publisher to generate P6 reports.

Prerequisites

As a prerequisite for this course, candidates should understand project management principles and know how to use Windows. Attendance of the Primavera P6 Fundamental course would also be beneficial and support learning of Primavera P6 Reporting with BI Publisher 11g.

Primavera P6 Reporting with BI Publisher 11g Course Overview

During this two-day Primavera training course, delegates will learn about the uses of this reporting technology and gain the skills required to navigate, view, edit, and generate P6 reports using existing Data Models. This course also enables candidates to be able to construct new data models from which to build original reports. Furthermore, this course provides a detailed exploration of the P6 Extended Schema and how to use Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler. 

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What's included in this Primavera Training Course?

This training course includes:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Primavera P6 Reporting with BI Publisher 11g Manual 
  • Completion Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Primavera P6 EPPM Fundamentals Course Outline

This training course will investigate the following topics:

Navigation

  • Primavera P6 Overview
  • Introduction to Primavera P6 EPPM
  • Logging in
  • Understanding the Views, Portals, and Layout

Enterprise Project Structure

  • Enterprise Project Structure (EPS) Overview
  • Understanding the Enterprise Project Structure

Project Creation

  • Project Creation Overview
  • Creating a New Project

The Work Breakdown Structure

  • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Overview
  • Defining a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Modifying the WBS

Adding Activities

  • Activities Overview
  • Describing an Activity and its Attributes
  • Adding Activities
  • Understanding Duration Types
  • Assigning Activity Codes

Relationships and Constraints

  • Relationships and Constraints Overview
  • Relationship Types
  • Creating Relationships
  • Scheduling the Project
  • Apply a Constraint to an Activity
  • Critical Path Method
  • Modifying the Project Duration

Formatting Project Data

  • Formatting Overview
  • Grouping
  • Sorting
  • Filtering

Roles & Resources

  • Resources and Roles
  • Describing Roles and Resources
  • Assigning Roles to an Activity
  • Assign Rates on Roles
  • Assigning Resources
  • Adjusting Budgeted Units/Time

Analysis

  • Analysis Overview
  • Analysing Schedule Dates
  • Shortening a Project Schedules
  • Analysing Resource Availability

Baselines

  • Baselines Overview
  • Creating a Baseline Plan

Project Execution

  • Project Execution Overview
  • Status Update Methods
  • Progressing Activity Status
  • Rescheduling the Project

Reporting

  • Reporting Overview
  • Describing Reporting Methods
  • Running Reports

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Who should attend this Primavera Training Course?

As this course teaches delegates the fundamentals of Primavera P6 EPPM, it is suitable for beginners with no previous experience of using this software.

Prerequisites

It is not required for candidates to have experience of working with Primavera P6 EPPM, however basic project management and scheduling knowledge would be useful. As such, previous experience with alternative project scheduling tools would be advantageous.

Primavera P6 EPPM Fundamentals Course Overview

Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) is a cloud-based project portfolio management (PPM) software tool, providing a web-based solution for managing any project regardless of size. The application adapts to differing levels of complexity across projects and provides scalability to the requirements of the different roles, functions, or skills available within the organisation and project team. By using Primavera P6 EPPM, organisations can significantly deliver high performance with efficient security, flexible integration, and real-time reporting and analytics.

This Primavera P6 EPPS Fundamentals training course is a classroom-based course that will provide delegates with the basic level of knowledge and skills required to use P6 EPPM and make full use of this PPM tool.

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What's included in this Primavera Training Course?

The following is included with this training course:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Primavera P6 EPPM Fundamentals Manual
  • Completion Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Primavera P6 EPPM Advanced Course Outline

​This training course will explore the following areas:

 Module 1: Implementation of P6 EPPM

  • Principles of EPPM
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Goals and Objectives
  • Implementation
  • Needs Assessment
  • Communication

Module 2: Project Structures

  • Enterprise Project Structures (EPS)
  • Working with the EPS
  • Creating Projects
  • Calendars
  • Activity Types
  • Working with Activities
  • Adding Activities
  • Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)

Module 3: Relationships and Constraints

  • Creating Relationships
  • Relationship Types
  • Adding Relationships
  • Viewing Activity Relationships
  • Constraints

Module 4: Baselines

  • Baselining the Project Plan
  • Creating Baselines
  • Assigning Baselines
  • Copying Baselines
  • Updating Baselines

Module 5: Roles and Resources

  • Roles and Role Teams
  • Resources
  • Assigning Roles and Resources
  • High-Level Resource Planning
  • Future Period Bucket Planning

Module 6: Viewing Portfolio Performance

  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Updating Progress
  • Performance Thresholds

Module 7: Viewing and Analysis Portfolios

  • Creating Portfolios
  • Portfolio Scenarios
  • Portfolio Views (Scorecards, Bubble Charts, Pie Charts, Histograms)
  • Portfolio Analysis
  • Defining and Prioritising Business Drivers
  • AHP

Module 8: Managing Allocation

  • Resource Allocation (Resource Usage Profile, Resource Assignments)
  • Optimising the Project Plan
  • Capacity Planning

Module 9: Resource Levelling and Advanced Scheduling

  • Scheduling and Resource Management
  • Understanding Critical Path Analysis
  • Calculating a Schedule
  • Scheduling a Project and Schedule Options
  • Resource Smoothing and Levelling
  • Levelling Options and Priorities

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Who should attend this Primavera Training Course?

This training course is designed for Project Managers, Business Analysts, Primavera P6 End Users, Resource Managers, and Functional Implementers.

Prerequisites

Delegates should possess detailed knowledge of project management essentials, and should have completed the Primavera P6 EPPM Fundamentals training course.

Primavera P6 EPPM Advanced Course Overview

This Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Advanced training course provides delegates with practical experience in the realm of Primavera P6 advanced resource management and project management. Primavera P6 refers to Primavera’s web-based project management application, hence delegates will possess much expertise in the program if they attend this training course.

The list below is a summary of what delegates will learn about during Primavera P6 EPPM Advanced:

  • Creating resource teams
  • Creating role teams
  • High-level resource planning
  • Directing resources
  • Observing and analysing portfolio performance
  • Evaluating return on investment
  • Capacity planning
  • Waterline analysis
  • Earned value analysis

Completing this Primavera training course will ensure delegates understand Primavera P6’s resource and portfolio functionality so that they can make better project management choices. 

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What's included in this Primavera Training Course?

This training course includes:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Primavera P6 EPPM Advanced Manual
  • Completion Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor 
  • Refreshments 

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Primavera P6 Dashboards and Reporting Course Outline

This training course will cover the following areas:

  • What are Dashboards and How are they Used?
  • The Syntax of User Defined Fields
  • Creating Calculated User Defined Fields
  • How to Create Filtered Portfolios
  • How to Create Charts and Scorecards
  • How to Create Cost and Schedule Performance Dashboards

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Who should attend this Primavera Training Course?

This course is suited to anybody wishing to use Primavera EPPM to oversee projects. This could include Business Analysts, EPPM Implementers, and EPPM Administrators.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites, however, delegates will strive if they possess basic knowledge of Primavera EPPM.

Primavera P6 Dashboards and Reporting Course Overview

This 1-day course looks at how to use the dashboards functions in Primavera P6 EPPM. You will learn what dashboards are used for as well as different types of dashboards including filtered portfolios, performance related portfolio views, and cost and schedule performance dashboards.

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What's included in this Primavera Training Course

This training course includes:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Primavera P6 Dashboards and Reporting Manual
  • Completion Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Primavera P6 EPPM Earned Value Management Fundamentals Course Outline

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Fundamentals of Earned Value Management
  • P6 Project Schedule for EVM Reporting
  • Baselining the Project
  • Monitoring Project Status
  • Earned Value Reporting

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Who should attend Primavera Training Course?

This course is designed for individuals or corporations who would like to take their business to the next step within project management.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for enrolling on this training course. However, for candidates to fully understand the content of the course it would be advantageous to have prior knowledge of Earned Value Management and its associated methodology. 

Primavera P6 EPPM Earned Value Management Fundamentals Course Overview

This 1 day Primavera P6 EPPM Earned Value Management Fundamentals (EVM) training course aims to provide delegates with the fundamental concepts of EVM, as well as how Primavera can be used in conjunction with EVM. This course also covers how EVM can help an organisation to monitor performance and reduce waste.

This course is part of a series of specialised Primavera courses that The Knowledge Academy offer. The series includes; Primavera P6 Dashboards and Reporting Primavera P6 Application Administration, and Primavera Unifier Administration 15, amongst others. 

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What's included in this Primavera Training Course?

The following is included with this training course:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Primavera P6 EPPM Earned Value Management Fundamentals Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Primavera P6 Application Administration Course Outline

This training course will explore the following topics:

Managing the EPS

  • Elements of EPS
  • Benefits of EPS

Managing the OBS

  • Elements of the OBS
  • Configuring Users

Defining Resources and Roles

  • Specifying Rates for Roles
  • Setting Role Limits
  • Creating a Resource
  • Assigning Resource and Role Teams

Configuring Enterprise Data

  • Creating Financial Periods
  • Creating a Global Calendar
  • Creating User-Defined Fields

Managing User Access

  • Adding Users
  • Creating Security Profiles
  • Creating User Accounts
  • User Interface Views

Planning the Project

  • Creating Project Templates
  • Configuring Project Baselines

Scheduling Services

  • Publishing P6 Data
  • Creating Reporting Schedules

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Who should attend this Primavera Training Course?

This training course is designed for Project Managers, Functional Implementers, and Administrators.

Prerequisites

In order to attend this Primavera P6 Application Administration course, delegates should possess knowledge of Windows and project management principles. As well as this, delegates should have completed the Primavera P6 Fundamentals training course.

Primavera P6 Application Administration Course Overview

This 2 day Primavera training course will teach delegates how to construct enterprise data structures and organise settings to meet the requirements of business implementation. During this training course, delegates will acquire an understanding of the EPS and OBS, adding users, and security organisation.

Further objectives of this Primavera P6 Application Administration training course include:

  • Adding resources
  • Setting project data
  • Setting enterprise data
  • Directing reporting
  • Defining project defaults
  • Building EPS
  • Building OPS

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What's included in this Primavera Training Course?

This training course includes:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Primavera P6 Application Administration Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Classroom (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

Primavera Unifier Administration 15 Course Outline

​Primavera Unifier Administration 15 will explore the following topics:

Navigation

  • Landing Pages and Navigation Tabs
  • Describing Modes

Company Relationship Management

  • Defining Concepts of Company Relationships
  • Prerequisites for Partner Companies
  • Adding/Removing Partner Companies

Company User Administration

  • How to Add Owner and Partner Company Users

Shell Manager Configuration

  • Shell Types and Functionality
  • Configuring Shells

Company Group Administration

  • Creating/Maintaining Groups
  • Assigning Users to Groups
  • Assigning Group Permissions

Business Process Configuration

  • Configuring Across Unifier Objects
  • Configuring Logs

Shell Administration

  • Creating/Editing a Single Shell Instance
  • Creating Multiple Shell Instances of a Shell Type

Workflow Setup

  • Creating Workflow Setup

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Who should attend this Primavera?

The course is aimed at those who will be in charge of administrating Primavera Unifier.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend.

Primavera Unifier Administration 15 Course Overview

This 3-day Primavera course provides instruction on how to administer essential functions of Primavera Unifier. Through instructor-led training, you will learn how to manage access from users and groups to company and project workspaces. You will also learn the core skills required for defining data and configuration of Unifier objects.

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Who should attend this Primavera Training Course?

The following is included with this training course:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Primavera Unifier Administration 15 Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Classroom (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

Primavera Unifier: uDesigner Fundamentals 15 Course Outline

This course will include the following topics:

Unifier Objects

  • Creating Objects
  • Creating Data Structures
  • Defining Data

Business Process

  • Business Process Creation
  • Re-using Forms
  • Line Item Non-Workflow Business Process
  • Upper Form Templates
  • Simple-Type Business Process
  • Text Type Business Process
  • Document Type Business Process

Workflow Functionality

  • Conditional Routing
  • Sub-Workflows

Form Functionality

  • Formulas
  • Validation
  • Consolidation
  • Reset

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Who should attend this Primavera Training Course?

This course is aimed towards Administrators and System Administrators who use Primavera Unifier and need to gain fundamentals skills in uDesigner.

Prerequisites 

There are no prerequisites, however we suggest that delegates possess Primavera Unifier experience and management skills.

Primavera Unifier: uDesigner Fundamentals 15 Course Overview

This course will teach individuals the essentials of uDesigner Fundamentals in Primavera Unifier. Interactive classroom-based training will cover designing business processes, creating data structures, attributing forms and shells, and distinguishing process types. Furthermore, delegates will gain skills to be able to make effective design decisions as well as transform designs into a functioning user interface.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Have the skills to use uDesigner
  • Have the skills to trail design practices
  • Understand the difference between business process types
  • Generate key features

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What's included in this Primavera Training Course?

The following is included with this training course:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Primavera Unifier: uDesigner Fundamentals 15 Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Refreshments

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Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Primavera Unifier: Reports and Dashboards Course Outline

​This training course will investigate the following topics:

Report Templates

  • Tabular Reports
  • Cross-Tab Reports
  • Alert Report Templates
  • Copying and Editing

Shell Templates

  • Embedding Report Templates
  • Assigning Report Permissions
  • Updating and Scheduling

Shell and Company Dashboards

  • Creating Dashboards Manually
  • Configuring the Dashboard

Data Views

  • Creating Data Views
  • Creating Data Cube Definitions
  • Data Views and User-Defined Reports

Primavera Analytics

  • Configuring Unifier Objects to Map in Analytics Node
  • Build an Analytics Block in a Shell Dashboard

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Who should attend this Primavera Training Course?

This training course is designed for Administrators and System Administrators.

Prerequisites

We recommend that delegates wishing to attend this training course have the following prior knowledge:

  • Primavera Unifier
  • Project management fundamentals
  • Windows

Delegates must have attended the Primavera Unifier Administration 15 course in order to attend this training course. We also suggest the Primavera Unifier uDesigner Fundamentals training course as a suitable prerequisite.

Primavera Unifier: Reports and Dashboards Course Overview

This Primavera training course provides delegates with the ability to create reports and dashboard solutions using Primavera Unifier. Delegates will learn how to organise dashboards so that data can be extracted and presented, and will acquire an understanding of Unifier reporting tools and what they can achieve. This course will also explore the skills required to produce user-defined report and shell templates.

As well as this, course attendees will learn how to:

  • Define permissions
  • Produce data cubes and data views
  • Use data views to make custom Business Intelligence Publisher reports

The first day of this training course will be spent focusing on user-defined reports. Delegates will be taught how to produce user-defined report templates, and how to renew shell templates. The day will end with a practical exercise, allowing delegates to perform importing, updating, and scheduling of user-defined reports.

The second day of Primavera Unifier: Reports and Dashboards will explore dashboards. Dashboards will be observed, then via hands-on tasks delegates will produce data cubes, data views, and dashboards. This practice will enable delegates to implement their knowledge to real workplace situations following the training course.

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What's included in this Primavera Training Course?

The following is included with this training course:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Primavera Unifier: Reports and Dashboards Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Refreshments

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Primavera is an easy to use, high-performance project management software that facilitates large scale, complex projects. This project management system can deal with a limitless number of resources, unlimited number of target plans, and up to 10,000 activities. It was founded in 1983 and was acquired by Oracle in 2008.
No, our Primavera courses do not have any examinations, certification is achieved through attendance and participation of the courses.
Your instructor will be an experienced Primavera P6 user with experience of using it for project management in their career.
Yes, all of our candidates are offered support throughout their training, and after it has been completed.
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Primavera Training.
The price for Primavera Training certification in Canada starts from CAD1695.

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