Planning Using Primavera Project Planner P3, Version 3.1

Planning Using Primavera Project Planner P3, Version 3.1

Including Updated Workshops

eBook - 2005
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This book may be used for learning Primavera Project Planner P3 Version 3.1 software as either: a self teach book, or a userguide, or a training manual for a three day training course. The book is aimed at: project management companies in industries such as building, construction, oil & gas, software development, government and defence, who wish to run their own software training courses or provide their employees with an alternative text to the vendor supplied user manual; training organizations who require a training manual to run their own training courses; and people who wish learn the software, however are unable to attend a training course and find the software reference manual hard going. This is a user guide written for project managers and planners in any industry including Building, Construction, Oil & Gas and Software Development. It is written by an experienced scheduler, who has used the software at the sharp end of projects and not a techo. The book is designed to teach planners and schedulers in any industry how to setup and use the software in a project environment. create and maintain an unresourced and resourced schedule. It has a chapter dedicated to the new functions available in Version 3.1 and covers some of the more advanced features of the software such as resource levelling and Project Groups. It highlights the sources of information and the methods that should be employed to produce a realistic and useful project schedule. This book draws on the author's practical experience in using the software in a wide variety of industries. It presents workable solutions to real day to day planning and scheduling problems and contains practical advice on how to set up the software and import data. It includes exercises, a large number of screen dumps, numerous tips and an index. The book has been written to be used as the basis for a two-day training course and includes exercises for the students to complete at the end of each chapter. After the course, the book may be used by the students as a reference book. understanding of how the software operates and explains how the software differs from SureTrak and Microsoft Project, thus making it ideal for people who wish to convert from these products. The book may also be used as a reference manual, but with the understanding that it mainly covers the planning and scheduling aspects of the product. Training organisations or companies who wish to conduct their own training may have the book tailored to suit their requirements. This may be achieved by removing, reordering or adding content to the book and by writing their own exercises. Please contact the author to discuss this service. As a project controls consultant I have used a number of planning and scheduling software packages for the management of a range of project types and sizes. The first books I published were user guides/training manuals for Primavera SureTrak, P3 and Microsoft Project users. These were well received by professional project managers and schedulers, so I decided to turn my attention to Primavera Enterprise. This book follows the same proven layout of my previous books. Enterprise on your projects.
Publisher: Victoria, Australia : Eastwood Harris Pty. Ltd., c2005 (Norwood, Mass. : [generator])
ISBN: 0957778376
Additional Contributors: Books24x7, Inc


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