Order Planning and Budgeting

Internal order planning is another area in which one solution or type of planning will not fit all scenarios. For simple projects with a short life span, overall order planning may be the perfect solution. A more complex project spanning an entire year or longer may require a detailed unit cost planning approach. Further functionality provides the ability to fully integrate order planning with Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, and special ledgers.

In the CO module, SAP makes a distinction between planning and budgeting. Planning implies that an iterative process may occur in which many different versions of the plan may be developed until one is decided upon. The budget, which can be defined as a detailed ...

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