Activating Commitments Management
You must activate commitment management before you can use it.
You activate commitments management:
You do not need to activate commitments management separately for projects or work breakdown structures (WBS). You must activate commitments management for each network type, for networks, which in addition to the WBS functions, also belong to the Project System application.
Activating Commitments Management for Controlling Areas
– For internal orders:
Activate order management for controlling area
– For the Project System
Costs ® Activate Project Management in Controlling
– For Cost Center Accounting
Costs ® Activate Cost Center Accounting in Controlling
The system displays the Maintain Controlling Area overview screen.
Activating Commitments Management for Order/Network Types
– In the Overhead Orders implementation guide
Order Master Data ® Define Order Types.
– In the Project System implementation guide
Structures ® Operative structures ® Network ® Settings for networks ® Maintain network types.
The system displays the Maintain Order Types overview screen.
Activate Commitments Management for Cost Center Types (Default Value for Cost Centers)
The system displays the Change Cost Center Types: Overview screen.
You have activated commitments management for the selected cost element. This setting is then used as the default value when you create new cost centers. You can, however, switch commitments management on or off , as desired, for each individual cost center.
Activating Commitments Management for Cost Centers
If the commitment update locking indicator is active, no commitments are updated in the cost center. Change the settings for commitment update if you want. Save your entries.