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Planning Engineers Career Path Guide!

Steps to start or boost your planning career for beginners, intermediates, and seniors

Step No: 1

Basic Planing Course

Learning new software can be a daunting task, especially when you are working trainee. Taking out time after work to learn new software can result in poor time management and leave you exhausted! This is where our job takes action! We have managed to develop a highly simplified Primavera P6 course which aims at cutting down on your learning time and to enable you to understand the software better.

Step No: 2

Learn some tips and tricks

Oracle primavera is the best planning and scheduling tool ever. However, beginners and non-experienced users are using only 30% of the primavera version 6 power. In this topic, I will explain in video the most 50 powerful tips and tricks for more professional and faster works using primavera. List of primavera tips and tricks (about 2 to 14 minutes each)

Step No: 3

Time to show some reporting skills

Each Planning Engineer, Project Manager, Construction Manager or whoever is involved in monitoring and controlling projects must have his Excel Sheet.

Bringing you from our expertise best practices, and from Eng. Hany 11 years of experience as Planning Manager, we created for you this Excel sheet where you can manage the Scheduling in Primavera while the Reporting, Monitoring and Controlling in Excel, or even easier, let’s do both only in EXCEL!!

Another Simple Yet Effective Report!

Some times we need to prepare a simple bar chart with quantities distribution for our daily tracking work. This Excel sheet is very flexible with dates and quantities distribution where you can change the dates, time frame (months or weeks) and the excel sheet will draw the bar chart and the quantity automatically.

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Step 1:

Learn how to save your company rights

In the present day corporate environment, where there is cut-throat competition, the need for efficient time management and timely completion of projects is essential for organizations to stay competitive. Even due to the growing need for time management in construction projects, many are failing to be finished on time. This can be detrimental for any hiring company since infrastructure development project delays can lead to increase in costs and process halt for organizations. These are real life scenarios which are bound to take place in the professional life of any and every project manager. A project manager will only be considered efficient and competent when he or she knows how to manage the allotted time, and to carry out operations and activities in a manner that further reduces this time period. In order to prepare project managers for such circumstances, it is crucial for them to understand Extension of Time and delay analysis.

Step 2: Optional Courses:

Get Some More Knowledge!

Advanced Planning With Primavera Course outlines:

1- Understand Project Management:

Earned Value Management EVM.
Understand the Critical Path Method CPM.
Percentage complete types.
Monitor the progress using level of efforts.
Understand the Critical Path Method CPM.
Methods to estimate activities duration.
How to review a time schedule.

2- Understand Primavera in Depth.

How to perform resource leveling.
Global change and defined fields.
Primavera reports in depth.
Primavera Calendars in depth.
Primavera Import and Export in depth.
Primavera Filter with multiple criteria.
Assigning Activities Steps and Weightage.
Activity usage profile and spread sheet.
Understand Claim Digger.
Understand Reflection in P6.
How to create a catchup and revised schedules.
How to create an Extension of Time (EOT).

Progress Measurement

You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure. Why an accurate Progress Management System (PMS)? Does it really matter to spend time and effort to compile such detail system? There might be so many reasons for having an accurate progress measurement system depending on the type of project but the most important reason for us is to effectively Plan, Monitor, and Control The Project. And This is the Aim of Our Course.

Risks Managements

In this course we will show you how to evaluate the risk in you schedule and will teach you how to use the Pert Master software to find out what is the probability of you target completion date and how you can focus on the right activities to protect overall schedule from delays and risk impact. Following are is the content of the course which goes through the concept and definitions and after that will use an example schedule to take you through the steps of Quantitative Schedule Risk Analysis process.

Step 3: The Power of Excel Tools

Super Cost and Resource Loading Excel Tool

Effective excel tool to create cost and resource loading from the bill of quantities BOQ in few steps. Save your time and efforts with this custom made excel tool. No panic to create the cost loading or the resource loading with activity banks, standard productivity rates, and excel automation tool.

Create Primavera Schedule With Relationships Excel Tool

New excel tool that allow you to create a complete Primavera schedule along with WBS, duration, and relationships in excel. Even if you do not have any primavera skills you will be able to create a professional schedule with this excel tool. After i created this tool, i reduced my time to create a primavera schedule by 50%.

Auto Resource Levelling Excel Tool

Resource Leveling is a special skill for Planning Engineer. With This Excel Tool Resources Leveling and Quantities distribution becomes very easy. Plan, and level resources in few steps and produce professional workable time schedule to construction team.

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Step 1: Professional Planning Engineer PPE

Let the Machine do the Hard Work for You!


The Professional Planning Engineer (PPE) has been developed in a manner that will aid planning engineers in gaining the required knowledge, with the help of the study techniques and practical content that we develop and provide, which will empower them to plan, monitor, control, and report construction projects in a real construction projects environment. The aim of this course is to provide planning engineers with the right knowledge, content, and support which will enable them to comprehend and apply the theories they learn in an effective manner, thereby transforming them into smart planning engineers in the professional world.

Step 2:

Data Management and Planning Reporting Skills

Data Management is the key success of construction projects reporting. This self-study course will teach you using a step by step case study how to create effective reports using Microsoft Excel by connecting data through Data Management. If you are using Excel to create reports, then this course is a MUST for you. This course is advanced and is very beneficial for planning engineers, construction managers, project managers, and site engineers.

Step 3:

Productivity Rates PC Software

The First PC software that gathers construction productivity rates, activities description, activities predecessor and successor together. This is very essential software for Planning Engineers, Construction Managers, Project Managers, and Site Engineers.

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