How to Set WBS Categories in Primavera P6 v8.2

Setting WBS Categories in Primavera P6 v8.2

WBS Nodes may be assigned categories, which enable WBS Nodes within an EPS to be grouped and sorted in different ways. WBS Categories are to WBS Nodes as Activity Codes are to Activities. In earlier P6 versions these were referred to as Project Phases.

  • WBS Categories are created using:

wbs category settings in primavera p6

Ø  In the Professional version in the Admin, Admin Categories…, WBS Categories tab, and

Ø  In the Optional Client Administer, Enterprise Data, Projects BS Categories.

  • WBS Categories are assigned to and removed from WBS Nodes by inserting the WBS Categories column into the WBS Window.

One use of a WBS Category could be, for example, to tag the WBS Nodes with the phases such as Design, Procure and Install and then the Activities may be grouped by WBS Category and then WBS or some other Activity Code.

wbs category settings in primavera p6 v8-2 warning symbol WBS Categories may also be used in the Tracking Window.

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