Back to Basics: The Relationship Between Activity Types and Calendars

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Often times, we have students come into our class confused as to why their activity finish dates are changing or not changing when they reschedule the project. It usually takes some digging around, but it always leads to the same answer – calendars. Calendars have a huge effect on how long your activities (and project) […]

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What’s The Deal with Groups Bars and How WBS Summary Activities Can Help

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Group Bars are a great tool to summarize activity data in Primavera, but there are some nuances to be aware of, especially if your project uses different calendars to schedule work.  In the tutorial, I’ll explain in-depth how the Group Bars summarize activity data and some of the settings involved.  I’ll then explain how a little-known […]

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Level of Effort Activities

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What is a “Level of Effort” activity?  How can you use it in your projects?  All is revealed in this 7 minute tutorial.  Learn how to create activities that dynamically grow or shrink using the Level of Effort Activity type in Primavera P6.

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