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Info record transfers planned delivery date to external activities

Info record transfers planned delivery date to external activities

This article explains how the Info Record determines the planned delivery dates for external activity. Please look at the screenshot below, I’ve created an external activity and input an Info Record for it. You can see the SAP system automatically determines the planned delivery date […]

Use work center to calculate duration for internal Activities in a project

Use work center to calculate duration for internal Activities in a project

Below is an internal Activity, I input a work center ‘10009’ for it, the needing work is 1,000 hours, and the number of capacity is 2. When we press ‘Enter’ button, the SAP system will calculate the duration of the internal Activity for us. We […]

Schedule planning dates for activities and WBS in a project

Schedule planning dates for activities and WBS in a project

As we know, activity is a very useful tool for project managing, this article will show you how to schedule dates for activities and the corresponding WBS.

Below is the screenshot of the project planning board, we can see there is no relationship of the two activities (the red bar charts mean the activities). If you want to establish the relationship of the activities, you need to follow the menu path ‘Goto-> Network structure graphic’, which is shown on the screenshot.

Then SAP system will jump to another interface which is shown below, you can click the ‘connect’ button and the arrow of the mouse will change into a pencil, which you can use to link the activities.

After the steps upon, then you need to return back to the project planning builder, you can see there is a black Arrow line linked these two activities. Then you can click the ‘options’ button.

It will pop up a window, on which you can select the scheduling scenario for the project, in this article, we choose the ‘1 Bottom-up scenario (pre-defined)’. Then you need to click the ‘copy’ button.

After that, you have to click the ‘Schedule’ button, to schedule the planning dates for activities.

The result of the scheduling likes the picture below, we can see SAP determines the planning dates of the activities automatically for us.