Primavera Cost Controls

World-Class Project Cost Controls and Management

Primavera Cost Controls provides superior cost visibility and control of all cost aspects of your capital program. Track and manage budgets, commitments, spends, and forecasts. Automate all cost business transactions at the level of detail appropriate for any project size, with roll-up across the enterprise. Included are complementary modules for scheduling, document management, phase gate control, reporting and more. Primavera Cost Controls is part of the integrated Primavera Unifier offering.

  • Primavera Cost Controls
  • Primavera Cost Controls
  • Primavera Cost Controls
  • Primavera Cost Controls
  • Primavera Cost Controls
  • Primavera Cost Controls
Feature Benefit
Fund Management
  • Manage all funding sources and track consumption at all hierarchy levels
  • Multi-level allocation, appropriation, and consumption of funds in parallel to project budgets
  • Automate the entire fund management process with virtually unlimited workflow capabilities
  • Control consumption of funds either manually or by fund ratio or order down to the schedule-of-value level of detail
  • All funding information across the enterprise rolls up to a single consolidated view for full fund activity visibility
Project Cost Control
  • All cost transactions leverage Unifier’s best-in-class workflow capabilities to standardize and automate across the enterprise
  • Universal linking to all other project business processes and documentation
  • Full template capabilities to support varying practices across business units, programs, or project types
  • Manage complex cost breakdown structures and business rules, with either hard-stop or advisory enforcement
  • Roll-up of all project costs within the project and across the enterprise
Bid and Procurement Management
  • Replace manual processes with fully web-based, confidential access for internal and external users
  • Send bid invitations, receive and review bids, and maintain all related attachments and communications
  • Provide bidders with simple bidding forms to foster collaboration and submission of bids
  • Full vendor management, including vendor pre-approval, evaluations, and detailed search capabilities
  • Automated bid tabulation for all cost and qualitative information
Contract Management
  • Manage all contract types (lump sum, T&M, cost plus, others) at virtually unlimited level of detail
  • Full change management with visibility into risks, trends, and other change-initiating information such as RFIs
  • Full multi-currency capabilities with the ability to select pegged, hedged, or floating currencies at the transaction level and full roll-up to the project and organizational levels.
  • Integrated with the cash flow module for contract-centric views of baselines, actuals, and forecasts
  • Attach drawings, specifications, and any other supporting documentation to contract records
Cash Flow Management
  • Track baseline budgets, actual costs, and manage forecasts either manually or automatically
  • View cash flow data both graphically as cash flow curves and in worksheet form for ease of data entry
  • Utilize actuals from other systems (ERP or others) to automate the update of forecasts using custom curve profiles
  • Perform cash flow calculations for entire projects, individual contracts, or at cost code level
  • Linked to Unifier Capital Planning for top-down and bottom-up visibility and comparison
Earned Value Management
  • Set up baselines to track planned value, track earned value, and record actuals for subsequent forecasting
  • Fully configurable to use classical indices such as SPI, CPI, TCPI, or any other desired metrics
  • Measure progress at various levels of detail – project, cost code, activity, or resource level
  • Utilize work packages to segregate work, and leverage Primavera P6 or other systems for progress information
Schedule Management
  • Manage schedule activities with fully configurable metadata at the activity and resource level
  • Use standalone, or through importing/export or integration with Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project
  • Link activities to business processes, allowing automatic creation and routing of workflow items
  • Use schedule dates to automatically drive cash flow and earned value functions
Phase Gate Management
  • Define organizational standard methods to manage project phase gates
  • Automatically advance projects through the phase gates using any system activities as trigger elements
  • Modify the system interface automatically as gates are passed, allowing only certain items to be visible depending on current phase.
  • With permission, allow manual override of trigger items or manually advance projects
Document Management
  • Full-featured document management capabilities embedded within the cost control system
  • Revision control, check in / out, commenting, and full audit logs of all activities
  • Utilize Oracle AutoVue for generic viewing and markup capability across hundreds of filetypes
  • Utilize automated project email address to send files to the system via email
  • Linked to all Unifier business processes for both sending and receiving of files, with maintained relationships to all business process records
Dashboards and User-Defined Reports
  • Visualize rollup of all project information on a universal project landing page
  • Fully configurable dashboards, either as enterprise standards or on a per-user basis
  • User-definable reports for quick and easy summary or detail views
  • All dashboards and reports at higher hierarchy levels report on all related lower levels
  • Export reports to spreadsheets, PDF, and schedule reports for automated delivery
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