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3004792 - Error message: Responsible cost center should have the Company Code XXXX in Project Builder app


You create a WBS in Project Builder app with an Responsible cost center and set status to released. WBS Company code is derived from the cost center. Later on, you change the company code of the cost center. The company code of the WBS stays as the old one, and when changed the error message is raised:

The Responsible Cost Center assigned should have the Company Code XXXX.


 SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. In Project Control app create a WBS with one Cost Center.
  2. Change company code of this Cost Center.
  3. Try to update the Cost center to the correct one.
  4. Error message is raised.


Once the WBS is created there is no way to change the Company code that is derived from the cost center.


In order to correct the Company code of the WBS, delete the WBS and re-create it again so the correct Company Code is derived.


WBS element , KBA , PS-ST-WBS , Work Breakdown Structure , Problem


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