This course is an approach to Primavera’s cost management solution. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of how to improve project results through more accurate tracking and forecasting of project performance

Learning Outcome

Understand basic Cost Management and Earned Value Concepts Integrate information from schedule and financial systems for a unified view of status Model project costs for a complete view of project performance Create Project Reports and Graphics for more effective understanding and communication At the completion of this course, the student will be able to Effectively use the Cost Management module to leverage their Primavera scheduling system into a complete earned value management system. Profession Development and Continuing Education Units.

Who Should Attend?

Targeted role: Cost Analysts, Financial Managers. Additional audiences: Existing cost management module users. Those who need to work with financial data for reporting and tracking performance purposes.

In What Industries?

Government, Real State Development, Aerospace, Defence, Engineering and Construction, Manufacturing and Industrial, Oil and Gas\Petrochemical, Power and Water Utility Plants, Education and Training, Retail, Financial Services, Information Technology, Telecommunication, Automotive, Media Production, E-Business Enablers, Marketing and Sales, Pharmaceuticals, Environmental Management, Hospitality Management, Shipbuilding and Repair Yards.


A certificate of completion will be issued to those who attend and complete the program. This course will entitle delegates to 13 Professional Development Units (PDU) out of the 35 PDU’s required for the PMP Certification Exam. All of our Primavera training is provided by certified Primavera trainers and solution providers who are annually being trained and tested by Primavera Systems, Inc.

Course Outline

· Controlling and Managing Resources

· Organize activities into groups according to resource

· Use resource profile/tables for "what-if" analysis

· Define hierarchical and driving resources

· Assign resource lag and duration to activities

· Define linear and non-linear resource

· Use reports to review resource/cost allocation

· Resource Calendars

· Create resource calendars

· Define task, independent, and meeting activities

· Assign driving resources to different activity types

· Resource Levelling

· Handling resource conflicts

· Differentiate between forward and backward levelling

· Perform hierarchical resource levelling on a project

· Review the effect of splitting, stretching, and crunching activities

· Practice

· Assigning Resources

· Lab Exercises

· Managing Resources

· Using Resource Calendars

· Using Levelling for Resource Analysis


· Fundamentals of Project Management

· Establishing the Project & Coding Structures

· Defining Calendars

· Adding and Organizing Activities


· Relationships

· Scheduling

· Applying Constraints to a Schedule

· Customizing the Layout


· Managing Resources & Costs

· Creating the Target Plan

· Updating the Current Schedule

· Producing Effective Output


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