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1944123 - Project Baseline is routed to wrong Manager for Approval.

Symptom

Project Baseline is routed to wrong manager for approval.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Project Management work center.
  2. Choose Change Management View.
  3. Choose Baselines sub view.
  4. Find and choose the Project XYZ (XYZ represents the Project ID).
  5. Choose View button.
  6. Under Basic Data tab you can see the Approver for the Project Baseline.

To check whether the system has routed to right responsible unit manger.

  1. Go to Project Management work center.
  2. Choose Projects View.
  3. Choose Projects sub view.
  4. Find and choose the Project XYZ (XYZ represents the Project ID).
  5. Choose Edit and Project Plan button.
  6. Navigate to Accounting tab.
  7. Under Organizational Assignments you can see the Responsible Unit double click on the Responsible Unit ABC (ABC represents the cost center name).
  8. Here you will be able to see the Manager Name for the respective Responsible Unit.
  9. If the Responsible Unit manager is not maintained it will go next available Cost Center Manager.

Cause

By default Project Baseline Approval shall go to Responsible Unit (Cost Center)Manager which is assigned to the Project, If the Responsible Unit Manager is not maintained then it will go to next available cost center manager/line manager.

If multistep approval is maintained then Approver is triggered based on it which is visible in application user management under Approval process view.

Resolution

The system is behaving as designed.

Keywords

Baseline approval , KBA , AP-PRO , Project Processing , AP-PRO-BSL , Project Baseline , How To

Product

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