How to display just One Critical path with Multiple projects open in Primavera P6

In Primavera we can work with multiple projects at the same time.

We have a Program contain 2 projects : Project 1 and Project 2.

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Each project has its own critical path. And when we open 2 projects, by default Primavera show 2 critical paths.

What if we want to show only 1 critical path for the program.

I will show you how to do it. Continue reading “How to display just One Critical path with Multiple projects open in Primavera P6”

How does Progress Line in Primavera P6 work?

Primavera provide a tool called Progress Line to compare Actual Progress (Activity % Complete) with Baseline on Gantt chart.

I will show you how to do it.

We have a simple project. It is assigned a Project Baseline.

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Then we will update the project. Continue reading “How does Progress Line in Primavera P6 work?”

How Baseline Dates are calculated in Primavera P6 for Earned Value Management

Primavera P6 give us an option to decide that Baseline date is equal to Planned date or Current date.

The main purpose of this option is for Earned Value calculation.

I’ll explain that option in this article.

We have a simple project containing 3 activities. Each activity is assigned resource A.

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We create a baseline called B1 and assign to our project. Continue reading “How Baseline Dates are calculated in Primavera P6 for Earned Value Management”

How to use Earned Value Management in Primavera P6

Primavera support you to control project performance by Earned Value Management technique.

I will show you how to use it in Primavera.

We have a simple project to finish casting 10 column.

  • 1 column / day.
  • 100 $ / column

Each activity is assigned resource A.

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First we have to create baseline for this project. Continue reading “How to use Earned Value Management in Primavera P6”

How to remove actual / progress from Primavera P6 schedule

We have a Primavera schedule with actual data. Now we want to remove the actual so that we can have an As-Planned schedule.

I will show you how to do it in this article.

We have a simple project with actual data.

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First we go to Project window -> Calculation tab. Highlight our project, and Check in 2 option : Continue reading “How to remove actual / progress from Primavera P6 schedule”