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Practical PMP with Oracle Primavera P6 8.x
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Practical PMP with Oracle Primavera P6 8.x

Gain the PMP® credential and the practical expertise of the Oracle Primavera tool for project and career success!

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The Project Management Professional (PMP)®certification from Project Management Institute (PMI)®is widely accepted as the global benchmark to recognize proficiency in Project Management and it is the most recognized project management certification for working professionals.
However, the A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK®Guide)—Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013, on which the PMP® certification is based, is completely theoretical. In the real world, it is not only important that you are a certified PMP®, but also important that you are able to apply the principles of PMP® using real world project management tools such as Primavera P6.

Primavera P6 Professional R8.x is a highly sophisticated enterprise project management tool to manage large scale, multifaceted projects. It covers the whole spectrum of project management knowledge areas as defined in the PMBOK® Guide, such as Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human/Material Resources, Risk, Stakeholder management.

With “Practical PMP – PMBOK with Primavera P6” (or simply “Practical PMP with Primavera P6”), the practical applicability lacuna of PMBOK® Guide is aptly covered by Primavera P6. In this program, we cover the 5 Process Groups, 10 Knowledge Areas, and 47 Processes of PMBOK® Guide and guide you in their practical application with the help of Primavera P6.

Free White Papers Download:
We understand that Primavera P6 takes some understanding and time to install and configure. Hence, we have provided a Practical Guide on how to use Primavera P6 with PMBOK®, for Time Management knowledge area. This paper has been published internationally. We have also provided a Step by Step Guide that will help you to get started with Primavera P6.

  1. White Paper – PMBOK® 5th Edition and Oracle Primavera P6, A Practical Step by Step Guide
    1. PMBOK 5th Edition and Oracle Primavera P6, A Practical Step by Step Guide for Time Management
    2. Link: PM World Journal, January 2015 –
    3. Alternative Link:
  2. Step by Step Guide – How to Install, Set-up & Configure Primavera P6 Professional P6 in Windows:
    1. Step by Step Guide – Oracle Primavera P6 8.3.x Installation, Setup and Configuration in Windows 7 and Windows 8
    2. Link:
What you will learn
  • Study PMBOK®Guides 5 Process Groups, 10 Knowledge Areas, 47 Process Areas and all ITTOs and learn how to apply them with Primavera P6
  • Gain skills needed to pass the PMIs Project Management Professional (PMP) ® Certification Exam
  • Learn PMBOK®Guide terms, definitions, and processes
  • Practise styles and types of questions modelled on PMP®Exam
  • Apply International Project Management Standards from PMI® (the PMBOK®Guide) to real-world situations
  • Learn to apply PMBOK®Principles with Oracle Primavera P6 Professional
  • Learn to create a project in EPS, and create a work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Learn to create activities, define relationships, analyse Network Diagram assign various labor, non-labor, material resources
  • Learn to analyse critical path, forward/backward pass, resource levelling and baseline the project plan
  • Learn to track the project plan and measure variances
  • Learn to report performances
You will also get:
  • 100 days access to our PMP® e-learning program
  • 35 PDUs certificate on completion of course
  • 6 Full-Length Mock Exams featuring 1200 practice questions
  • Knowledge Area Questionnaire featuring 300 questions on the 10 Knowledge Areas
  • PMP®Exam Blue print (PMP®Exam Application steps and procedure)
  • PMP®Math Formula sheet with examples
  • Exam Tips and Techniques to clear Certification
  • Quick Revision of course outline (Video)
  • 14 Hrs of High Quality full length Audio-Video in keeping with the chapters in PMBOK®5
  • PMP®Exam Test Drive Series (Video simulation of the PMP®Exam)
  • Free Project Management Templates ready to use for your company projects. (No public distribution)
  • Downloadable e-book
  • Complete PMP®Application assistance (Assistance with PMI®Registration, PMI®Membership, & PMI®Application procedure)
  • End-to-end support via phone, mail, and chat
  • 4 days interactive, classroom based training program on PMBOK®and Primavera P6
  • 32 Hrs. training, Hands-on sessions
  • Easy-to-understand Oracle Primavera Reference Handbook combined with PMP®Preparation Material and step by step guidance on 10 Knowledge Areas
  • Sessions conducted by highly experienced and skilled trainers
  • Dedicated post training support and assistance
  • Downloadable e-book

Key Features

4 days interactive, classroom training on PMBOK® and Primavera 6
100 days access to our PMP® e-learning program
35 PDUs on course completion
Course conducted by certified instructor
Oracle Primavera Reference Handbook and PMP® preparation Material
Hands-on training sessions on the Primavera server



Education BackgroundProject Management ExperienceProject Management Education

High school diploma, associate’s degree or global equivalentMinimum five years/60 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 7,500 hours were spent leading and directing project tasks. *35 contact hours of formal education.

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Bachelor’s degree or global equivalentMinimum three years/36 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 4,500 hours were spent leading and directing project tasks*35 contact hours of formal education.

*Leading and directing project tasks as identified in the Project Management Professional Examination Specification. Within the total hours of project management experience, experience in all five process groups is required. However, on a single project, you do not need to have experience in all five process groups.

Oracle Primavera P6 Certification

For Oracle Primavera P6 EPPM certification, there is no pre qualification needed from Oracle. As you have covered the eligibility for Practical PMP, as mentioned before, you will be automatically eligible for Primavera P6 certification from Oracle.


Project Management Professional, PMP® is a credential offered by the Project Management Institute - PMI®, USA.
Practical PMP will be based on the PMP pattern but with equal emphasis on knowing the practical applicability of PMP with the help of Oracle Primavera P6.

The Exam

The PMP® examination is comprised of 200 multiple-choice questions and has to be completed in 4 hours.

The certification exam for Primavera is the 1Z0-567. It is comprised of 84 multiple-choice questions and has to be completed in 120 minutes. The passing score is 70%.

  • PMBOK®
    • Introduction – Practical PMP with Primavera P6 R8.x
    • Certifications offered from PMI
    • What are PMP and PMBOK Guide
    • Pre-requisites, Exam Syllabus, Exam Pattern – PMP
    • PMI Contact Details
  • Oracle Primavera P6
    • Primavera P6 Certification from Oracle
    • Pre-requisites, Exam Syllabus, Exam Pattern Oracle
    • Contact Details Primavera P6 certification program
  • PMBOK®
    • Project, Project/Program/Portfolio Management
    • PMO, Role of PM; Assumptions and Constraints
    • Enterprise Environmental Factors, Organizational Process Assets
    • Organizational Structure, Project Vs Product Life Cycle
  • Oracle Primavera P6
    • Launching Oracle Primavera P6
    • Various Tool Bars – Menu, Project, Standard, Move, Enterprise, Reports etc.
    • Understanding EPS, Project(s) within EPS
  • Hands on Practical and Quiz Session
    • Project Life Cycle Overview
    • Stakeholders and Key Stakeholders
    • Process Groups, Knowledge Areas and Process Areas
    • Life Cycle Mapping with Process Groups
  • Oracle Primavera P6
    • Applicability of Oracle Primavera P6 in various Process Groups
    • Applicability of Oracle Primavera P6 in various Knowledge Areas
    • Usage and Limitations
  • Hands on Practical and Quiz Session
    • Role of Project Team and Sponsor
    • Project Selection Methods
    • Process Areas
      • Develop project charter
      • Develop project management plan
      • Direct and manage project work
      • Monitor and control project work
      • Perform integrated change control
      • Close project or phase
    • Oracle Primavera P6
      • Understanding XER file and Oracle Primavera P6 template
      • Creating a Project in EPS, Project Code, Manager Assignment
      • Developing a Project Management Plan in Primavera
      • Understanding Monitoring and Controlling in Oracle Primavera P6
      • Closure and archiving of Oracle Primavera P6
  • Hands on Practical and Quiz Session
  • PMBOK®
    • Project Scope Vs Product Scope
    • Process Areas
      • Plan Scope Management
      • Collect Requirements
      • Define Scope
      • Create WBS
      • Validate Scope
      • Control Scope
    • Oracle Primavera P6
      • Using Work Packages
      • WBS Creation, WBS Code, WBS Levels
      • Viewing WBS in the Activity Layout
      • WBS Layouts – WBS, WBS Standard View, WBS Budget View
      • Work Breakdown Structure – Graphical View
    • Hands on Practical and Quiz Session
  • PMBOK®
    • Project Schedule and Time Management
    • Gantt Charts and Network Diagram
    • Estimation and Schedule Network Analysis Techniques
    • PERT, Critical Path, Schedule Compression
    • Process Areas
      • Plan Schedule Management
      • Define Activities
      • Sequence Activities
      • Estimate Activity Resources
      • Estimate Activity Durations
      • Develop Schedule
      • Control Schedule
    • Oracle Primavera P6
      • Activity Types, Codes, Duration Types, Milestone Types
      • Activity Relationships/Dependencies, Deadline, Milestones
      • Lead and Lag; Network Diagram and Analysis
      • Checking Critical Path and Critical Path Analysis
      • Schedule Compression – Fast Tracking, Crashing
      • Time, Unit and Duration – Schedule Calculation
      • Developing & Controlling by Baselining and Tracking
      • Progress Spotlight Check
    • Hands on Practical and Quiz Session
  • PMBOK®
    • Cost Estimating Vs Cost Budgeting
    • EVM & Key Terminologies in Cost Management
    • Process Areas
      • Plan Cost Management
      • Estimate Costs
      • Determine Budget
      • Control Costs
    • Oracle Primavera P6
      • Setting Currency, Changing Currency Types
      • Various Resources (Labor, Non-Labor, Material),
      • Resource Rates, Resource Assignment, Resource Codes
      • Unit, Time, Duration and Resource – Cost Calculation
      • Earned Value Management
    • Hands on Practical and Quiz Session
  • PMBOK®
    • Understanding Quality and Quality Management
    • Cost of Quality and Seven Tools of Quality
    • Process Areas
      • Plan Quality Management
      • Perform Quality Assurance
      • Control Quality
    • Oracle Primavera P6
      • Quality Related Cycles, Activities
      • Labor, Non-Labor, Material Resources for Quality Tasks
      • Quality Management and Control
    • Hands on Practical and Quiz Session
  • PMBOK®
    • Roles and Responsibilities of Project Sponsor
    • Functional Manager Vs Project Manager
    • Process Areas
      • Plan Human Resource Management
      • Acquire Project Team
      • Develop Project Team
      • Manage Project Team
    • Conflict Management
    • Motivation Theory
  • Oracle Primavera P6 & MS Excel
    • Resource ID, Resource Role, Resource Proficiency
    • Labor Resources – in detail
    • Organizational Breakdown Structure (OBS)
    • Various Calendars; Working with Resource, Project and Global Calendars
    • Resource Over-allocation and Levelling
  • Hands on Practical and Quiz Session
  • PMBOK®
    • Communication methods, technology and channels
    • Basic communication model and mechanism
    • Process Areas
      • Plan Communication Management
      • Manage Communications
      • Control Communications
    • Oracle Primavera P6 & MS Excel
      • Oracle Primavera P6 as Project Information Management System
      • Grouping and Sorting, Filtering
      • Gantt Chart Formatting, Timescale Management
      • Various In-Built Reports – WBS, Cost, Schedule, Resource Usage, Issues etc.
      • Creating Custom Report with Report Wizard
      • HTML, Excel, MPP file Export
    • Hands on Practical and Quiz Session
  • PMBOK®
    • Risk Management, Categorization
    • EMV Analysis, Decision Tree Analysis
    • Risk Reserve and Contingency Reserve
    • Process Areas
      • Plan Risk Management
      • Identify Risk
      • Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
      • Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
      • Plan Risk Responses
      • Control Risks
    • MS Excel & Oracle Primavera P6
      • Risk Categorization, Type, Status, Trigger, Exposure
      • Risk Impact – Probability, Schedule, Cost, Risk Score
      • Risk Type – Threat/Opportunity Analysis, Risk Owner
      • Risks associated with Project Activities
      • Risk Monitoring and Control
    • Hands on Practical and Quiz Session
  • PMBOK®
    • Understanding Contract and different types
    • Advantages and disadvantages of various contracts
    • Process Areas
      • Plan Procurement Management
      • Conduct Procurements
      • Control Procurements
      • Close Procurements
    • Oracle Primavera P6
      • Changing Task types based on Contract types
      • Impact on Schedule, Cost and Resource
      • Contract closure and Project documentation
    • Hands on Practical and Quiz Session
  • PMBOK®
    • Understanding various types of stakeholders
    • Stakeholder Register
    • Various Analytical Techniques for Stakeholder Analysis
    • Various Management and Interpersonal Skills
    • Process Areas
      • Identify Stakeholders
      • Plan Stakeholder Management
      • Manage Stakeholder Engagement
      • Control Stakeholder Engagement
    • MS Excel & Oracle Primavera P6
      • Stakeholder Register management with Primavera
      • Import/Export with Excel and Stakeholder Register Updates
      • Issue Log – Project Issues, Issue Navigator
    • Hands on Practical and Quiz Session
  • PMBOK®
    • Tips and Tricks on PMBOK®
    • Preparing for PMP Exam from PMI
  • Oracle Primavera P6
    • Tips and Tricks on Oracle Primavera P6
    • Preparing for Oracle Primavera P6 Exam from Oracle

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The trainer was very knowledgeable and gave all the necessary tips to attend for the test. However, the training material would've been good if some more examples we're given... Otherwise all good.

Attended workshop in January 2018

PMP training was pretty good as expected.

Attended workshop in June 2018

It was a very good training. The trainer is well presented and has immense knowledge and clarified all the questions.

Attended workshop in May 2018

The workshop was very interesting and interactive. All the concepts was clearly covered in the session. All the doubts and queries was solved with good example. Overall it was a good experience.

Attended workshop in May 2018
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This course will provide value to all those who are seeking PMP®certifications along with Practical knowledge of Oracle Primavera P6 and theoretical applications from the PMBOK®Guide.

The Project Management Professional (PMP) ® is a credential offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI) ®, USA. This certification is globally recognized and widely demanded by employers worldwide. A PMP® certification demonstrates that you have the experience, education, competency and skills to successfully drive and manage a project.

It is a Practical driven program that helps you achieve the PMP® Certification from PMI®. • Gives guidance on the practical application of PMBOK® along with Oracle Primavera P6 R8.x • Explains the convergence of PMBOK® terms and terminologies with those of Oracle Primavera P6 R8.x • Touches upon the differences between PMBOK® terms and terminologies with those of Oracle Primavera P6 R8.x • Real world driven, Real time applicability driven In short, you can say that it is “PMBOK with Oracle Primavera P6 8.x”. In some sections, we also cover Excel, primarily in certain exporting/importing features and the spreadsheet being used for some management areas of the PMBOK® Guide.

While in the course content for “Practical PMP with Microsoft Project” we take MS Project as the practical tool, this course for “Practical PMP with Primavera P6 8.x”, uses Primavera P6 as the practical tool to show the participants how the theoretical principles of the PMBOK® Guide can be implemented with the help of Primavera. Two dominant tools used in Project and Portfolio software vendor market are from Oracle and Microsoft and they are Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project, respectively. In certain industries, such as construction, aerospace, manufacturing et al, Primavera P6 is widely used. Based on responses from many participants in our PMP® and Practical PMP class, we have introduced this new course which will use Primavera P6 as the practical tool.

The course content of “Practical PMP” is based on the PMBOK 5th edition, which is the latest version of PMBOK®. Primavera version used is Primavera P6 R8.3/R8.4, which is the latest at the time the courseware is developed.

This is not a completely theoretical program covering various 5 Process Groups, 10 Knowledge Areas and 47 Process Areas of PMBOK®. Rather, we cover the practical aspects, which can be understood with the following key points. • It is NOT ONLY a 35 contact program for PMP® certification, rather it is for people who want to understand the practical aspects embodied in the PMBOK® using Oracle Primavera P6 8.x • It is for people who want to achieve PMP® certification and also have a practical understanding of real world management tools. • The content also covers the learning for Primavera P6 8.x certification from Oracle. • You also will be eligible for additional PDUs due to extensive learning on Primavera P6.

Yes, of course. You can apply and you are eligible to get the 35 mandatory PDUs needed from PMI® after this program. Also, this program covers all the process groups, all the knowledge areas and process areas from PMBOK® – not only theoretically, but also practically.

Yes, you will definitely get additional this is a complete package covering PMBOK® and Primavera P6, you will get additional PDUs for Primavera P6 also.

The Practical PMP course will be of 4 days duration and will have intensive sessions on PMBOK® Guide, and its applicability with the help of Oracle Primavera P6 R8.x.

There will be total of 14 modules covered in this program. It is a combination of both PMBOK® and Oracle Primavera P6 and gives a comprehensive coverage of both. It is specially designed for PMP® aspirants who want to have a detailed understanding on Primavera P6 in addition to PMBOK®. For a detailed course breakdown, please refer to the Course Breakdown Structure of this program.

Yes, it is a combined version of PMBOK® and Primavera P6. It also covers some sections on Excel/Spreadsheet software.

No. It does NOT leave out any module of PMBOK® or any module of Primavera P6 program. Complete and in-depth coverage will be there for both PMBOK® and Primavera P6.

It is a classroom training program. Our expert instructors offer a practical driven program covering material from PMBOK® and Primavera P6. However, it is also supplemented with an online program. Candidates will be given a hard copy of the material of Practical PMP – PMBOK® with Oracle Primavera P6. For online case, we will provide other materials for PMP®, for additional practice.

Yes, you will have multiple full length mock exam question sets for PMP® Certification, which are in line with the real time PMP® exam from PMI®.

The trainers are highly qualified and certified instructors with years of relevant industry and coaching experience who will hand hold you through the workshop and ensure your success.

It is easy to enroll for classroom training online. There are several options to pay either through your debit/credit card that includes Visa Card, MasterCard; American Express or - via PayPal. Payment receipt will be issued to the candidate automatically by email.

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